Solid State Drives - SSDs - are a product of convenience, not good architecture. Storage systems need to be re-architected to achieve the highest performance of NAND flash and, soon, byte-addressable non-volatile memory. Here's an example.
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While the cloud has appeared just in time to offer free (or at least cheap) and easy access to gigabytes of storage space, some people like to keep their data close to hand. Here are some of the best storage devices money can buy that will help you keep your data safe.
The world's second largest semiconductor foundry is getting into MRAM, a high-performance, long-life alternative to flash. Here's what that means for storage.
Vinyl storage - in the form of LP records - is staging a comeback. Over 8 million LPs - more than 5 petabytes in digital capacity - were produced last year, up 49 percent. But the old technology has problems.
Microsoft officials are attributing a nearly 11-hour Azure outage across a large part of the world earlier this week to a performance update the company made to its Storage services.
The 2014 Moto X is nicely designed and solidly built, has a great 5.2-inch AMOLED screen, performs superbly, and delivers a range of useful Moto 'experiences' on top of an otherwise uncluttered Android OS. Limited internal storage capacity and lack of MicroSD expansion are our main concerns.
Dell is ramping up its storage product line with high-performance enterprise capabilities, including all-flash and hyper-converged appliances.
The iPad Air 2's performance enhancements will appeal to those who run graphically demanding apps, although Apple's quest for thinness comes at the cost of reduced battery capacity. Last year's iPad Air remains a good option, but the Air 2 will be the power user's choice.
First State Super has replaced its old storage infrastructure with Nimble arrays to reduce cost, improve performance, and have full visibility of its SAN performance.
This week in iOS saw the iPhone 6 shipping, iOS 8 becoming available, and word that Apple's iWork office suite apps would come preloaded on new iPhones with large storage capacity.
Organizations are seeking ways to reduce their storage costs while also improving performance, reliability and manageability. Atlantis Computing believes that its USX addresses these requirements for virtual applications.
Storage firm HGST launches a new family of FlashMAX PCIe flash-storage cards, alongside software to make it simpler to cache data on solid state drives.
The disk drive industry faces expensive technical challenges as they try to return to 40 percent capacity growth. Shingled drives could double disk density, if the performance kinks can be worked out. This firmware hack could do it.
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NetApp launched FAS8080 EX, which is designed for extreme performance and can use an all-flash configuration, and the FAS2500, which is an entry level storage array.
At its Discover conference, HP outlined plans to bring more high-performance computing to the enterprise with a series of Apollo servers. HP also rolled out storage, networking, and virtualization pieces of its datacenter stack.
Company spending on high-performance and resilient storage systems fell by 25 percent over the past year, according to analyst house IDC.
Flash storage specialist Fusion-io has boosted the storage and performance of its high-performance storage offerings with its new Atomic series of cards.
Kaminario releases its newest generation of K2 storage servers. This generation addresses the need to take high-performance flash storage to a new level of scalability, reliability, performance, and cost effectiveness.
Need screaming-fast Windows server performance? A new, integrated all-flash array with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 integrated on board promises just that. Here's what you need to know.