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Storage Management, Storage News&Tips

Survey: Investors Pouring Money in Data Centers Expect High Returns

July 13, 2018

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Investors poured more money in North American data centers last year than they did in any previous year – more than in three previous years combined, according to CBRE – and the level of investment is expected to rise even […]


Storage News&Tips

Apple Updates MacBook Pro Family for 2018: More CPU Cores, DDR4, & Same Form Factors

July 12, 2018

Via: Anandtech

A surprising no-show at this year’s Apple World Wide Developer’s Conference was any kind of hardware refresh for Apple’s Mac products. While WWDC is first and foremost a software development show, it’s also been a convenient event for Apple to […]


Cloud Storage, Storage News&Tips

Snowflake Now Available On Azure

July 12, 2018

Via: StorageReview

Today Snowflake Computing announced that its data warehouse-as-a-service is immediately available on Microsoft Azure for preview. Up until today, Snowflake’s WaaS only ran on AWS. This expansion allows an entirely new set of customers to take advantage of the benefits […]


Storage News&Tips

Intel’s High-End Cascade Lake CPUs to Support 3.84 TB of Memory Per Socket

July 10, 2018

Via: Anandtech

While Intel has yet to detail its upcoming Cascade Lake processors for servers, some of the key characteristics are beginning to emerge. According to a new report from ServeTheHome, some of the new chips will support up to 3.84 TB […]


Storage News&Tips

FinancialForce Applies AI to Professional Services Automation

July 6, 2018

Via: IT Business Edge

FinancialForce is betting that the number of businesses relying more on services to drive profitability is about to expand exponentially. The company has expanded a professional services automation (PSA) cloud application that it makes available as a complement to the […]


Hardware, Solid State Drive, Storage News&Tips

Seagate Announces BarraCuda Consumer SATA SSD

July 5, 2018

Via: Anandtech

Seagate has pretty much always been a major player in the storage market, where they’re known primarily for their hard drives. They haven’t been completely absent from the SSD market, but they have focused almost exclusively on the enterprise SSD […]


Hardware, Solid State Drive, Storage News&Tips

ADATA Enters High-End Enterprise SSD Market With SR2000

July 5, 2018

Via: Anandtech

Until now, ADATA’s SSD portfolio has consisted of client-focused SSDs and industrial-grade models based on similar hardware but optionally rated for extreme temperatures, with only the occasional purely server-oriented SSD. ADATA is entering a new market segment with the release […]


Storage News&Tips

NVMe Unleashing Performance of AFAs – DCIG

June 29, 2018

Via: StorageNewsletter

Mainstream enterprise storage vendors are embracing NVMe. HPE, NetApp, Pure Storage, Dell EMC, Kaminario and Tegile all offer all-NVMe arrays. According to these vendors, the products will soon support storage class memory as well. NVMe protocol access to flash memory […]


Storage News&Tips

DDN Announces A3I Solutions: Parallel Data Platforms for AI

June 26, 2018

Via: HPCwire

FRANKFURT, Germany and SANTA CLARA, Calif. – June 26, 2018 –- DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced a set of data platforms for artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning (DL). Engineered for the AI data center, DDN’s A3I™ (Accelerated, Any-Scale AI) […]


Storage Management, Storage News&Tips

Dropbox Develops Future of Cloud Infrastructure With SMR Technology Deployment For Magic Pocket

June 22, 2018

Via: StorageNewsletter

The company is deploying Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) drive technology, which will increase overall storage density, reduce the company’s physical data center footprint, and provide cost savings without sacrificing performance or reliability. The company will be the first company to […]


Storage News&Tips

Storbyte Solves Garbage Collection, Write-Cliff, Write Amplification, Over Provisioning Solid-State Storage Problem

June 15, 2018

Via: StorageNewsletter

Storbyte announced it has solved the solid-state storage ‘write cliff’ problem without the overprovisioning or complex workarounds required by flash array vendors. Write-cliff conditions are all too familiar to flash storage manufacturers, as is the common performance and endurance deficiencies […]