Storage Features: Where Are They?
A bad economy doesn't mitigate the need for improvements in technologies. Two critical technologies in need of a refresh are ANSI T10 Data Integrity Field AKA Protection Information (DIF/PI) and declustered RAID.
Over 1M IOPS and 12 Gb SAS
If SSD vendors are depending on PCIe 3 and beyond for performance, the limitations they face will likely be from PCIe and OS performance.
ESG Lab Review: Druva inSync
This hands-on tests examines the endpoint backup solution, with a focus on ease of deployment and use, near-CDP, access and restore and data deduplication in a mixed Windows and Mac environment.
With most manufacturing going on outside of the United States, how long will we continue to be the major center for ideas that are used in computers?
D-Link Debuts 'Secondary Server' Arrays
D-Link introduces the DSN-4000 Series xStack Storage iSCSI SAN Arrays for secondary server applications such as disaster recovery, backup, surveillance, and archiving.
ESG Lab Review: NEC Express5800
This ESG Lab report looks at the NEC Express5800 Fault Tolerant server with a focus on the operational simplicity, continuous availability, and cost effectiveness of turn-key fault tolerance in a consolidated virtual server environment.
CA Updates ARCserve to r16
The latest release of the company's data protection suite adds new components and support for a hybrid storage model.
Storage Software Sales Continue to Soar
Mirroring other portions of the IT infrastructure space, software for storage continued to grow in double digits in the second quarter of 2011, according to IDC.
Does Block Storage Have a Future?
Block storage depends on file systems, and NTFS, the most common file system on the planet in terms of instantiations does not scale well, putting this longstanding symbiotic relationship at risk.
Gluster Founder Details Data Management Strategy
Video interview: In the era of cloud computing and big data, the use of the open source GlusterFS filesystem is growing thanks to systems scalable architecture. But how is the company behind Gluster set to grow?