Storage Enters the Age of Erasure Coding
Data storage vendors are getting serious about erasure coding as the limitations of RAID become more pronounced.
Flash and RAID: User Tips
How well does RAID work with flash data storage? Are standard RAID configurations the best bet?
EMC Changes Reflect Storage Industry Changes
Why is EMC focusing so much on software when its roots lie in selling hardware? (Hint: think ‘software-defined storage.)
SGI and Scality Team for Storage Migration and Tiering
The companies integrate their respective storage management technologies to help businesses quickly move massive amounts of data to cost-effective tiers of storage.
LSI’s Latest Nytro MegaRAID Card Doubles Up on Flash
Targeting Web hosts and cloud companies, the company kicks off a new card with 1.6 TB of flash storage.
Doubts about Gartner’s Analysis of Enterprise Arrays
The methodology behind the research firm’s analysis of enterprise arrays is decidedly unclear.
Backblaze Debuts Open Source Storage Pod 4.0
Cloud backup company cracks open the case on its faster, cheaper open-source storage system.
Data Storage Mysteries: What Happened to MAID?
The technology behind a massive array of idle drives never took off, despite massive hype. Its failure offers a lesson for today’s storage admins.
Hybrid Flash Storage Arrays: When and Where?
Hybrid flash storage arrays are more expensive than other options, but in certain scenarios, they are clearly the best choice.
Nexenta Previews NexentaStor 4.0 Updates
Storage management software provider announces a bevvy of new features that are set to arrive in 2Q with NexentaStor 4.0.