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Violin SSD array hits price parity with HDD arrays
May 28, 2010 -- Violin Memory this week began shipments of a RAID array based entirely on single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash memory.
Seagate ships hybrid SSD drives
May 24, 2010 -- Seagate began shipments this week of a disk drive that combines flash-based solid-state disk (SSD) technology with a conventional hard disk drive.
Declustering improves RAID rebuild times
May 21, 2010 -- As disk drive capacities get larger and larger, one of the old problems with RAID technology gets worse and worse: slow rebuild times in the event of disk failures. One solution to this problem is declustered RAID, or parity declustering.
LSI ships 6Gbps SAS RAID array
May 14, 2010 -- LSI this week began shipping into the channel the entry-level Engenio 2600 RAID array, which features 6Gbps SAS connections on both the host and drive side.
PMC-Sierra to buy Adaptec's channel storage business
May 13, 2010 -- Semiconductor specialist PMC-Sierra is in the process of acquiring Adaptec's channel storage business, which includes Adaptec's RAID product line and its family of solid-state disk (SSD) caching systems.
EMC debuts Unisphere, FAST for Clariion, Celerra
May 11, 2010 -- Day two of the EMC World conference in Boston saw big news for EMC's Clariion and Celerra midrange storage platforms as the company announced sub-LUN tiering, flash-based caching and Unisphere, a new management tool that aggregates all of EMC's midrange element managers.
Iomega NAS/iSCSI array targets SMBs
May 4, 2010 -- Iomega, an EMC company, today introduced a RAID array that supports NAS (file) and iSCSI (block) operations. The company claims some enterprise-class features, via EMC's LifeLine software, at prices that may appeal to SMBs with little or no IT support.
EMC's Hollis: SSDs, clouds and Ethernet are taking over
May 3, 2010 -- EMC's Chuck Hollis sees solid state drives (SSDs), cloud computing and Ethernet as the dominant technologies in next generation data centers.