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November 19, 2020
QLC flash storage is exerting pressure on spinning disk for mass storage and archiving use cases -- but HDDs will stick around for years if not decades, industry experts predict.
November 11, 2020
Expansive new directions for flash memory technology shine brightly in the launch of 176-layer 3D NAND chips, EDSFF E1.S and Zoned Namespace SSDs, and computational storage drives.
July 10, 2020
SUSE Storage Enterprise is based on commercially supported Ceph. The Linux distribution vendor reportedly will shell out $600-$700 million for Rancher Labs' Kubernetes technology.
June 23, 2020
Nebulon Cloud-Defined Storage is on-premises-based, using controllers on PCI cards inside servers and AI-driven cloud management for application owners.
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