IBM and Fujifilm are now able to pack 220 TB of data on a tape cartridge. IBM is arguing that tape is a strong backup option for cloud applications.
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One in three people use social media on a regular basis however only one in four people make a back-up of their social data. As 29 percent of disasters are accidental, what would you do if you lost all your precious photos and their comments, likes, shares or tags?
Need low-cost, highly-resilient storage - and lots of it? Backblaze, who stores over 150PB for their backup clients, is making public their Vault architecture.
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.
Samsung has announced that it has begun production of its new Universal Flash Storage chips, which the company claims have a random reading speed up to 28 times faster than external memory cards.
Big Blue plans to launch a series of applications designed to take advantage of the building software defined storage movement.
Lima's clever aggregated system allows you to bring together all your spare storage space in one place, regardless of whether it's on your Windows desktop or Android phone.
Today's smartphones and tablets offer computing power, memory and storage that surpass that offered by mainframe computers in the 1990s. But security remains an ongoing challenge.
Storage companies best known for providing memory cards for smartphones and cameras are increasingly using their scale and knowhow to come to a data center near you.
Sponsored by SAP
According to analysts, in-memory Hybrid Transaction / Analytical Processing (HTAP) is the future of business applications.
With latest-generation Xeon processors, DDR4 RAM and a wide choice of GPUs, Dell's new Precision workstation is equipped to handle applications needing extreme processing power as well as high-end graphics. Storage options are limited, but otherwise it's an excellent and flexible workstation.
Amazon is bundling its Cloud Drive photo backup service into its Prime subscription in a move that highlights the race to zero for cloud storage.
The $80 million cash deal will allow the network data storage provider to expand the flexibility of its data backup and protection services.
Sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
Countless industries have benefited immensely from utilizing open source software - with science and engineering among the sectors driving the charge.
Toshiba says its new NAND flash products are 26 percent smaller than previous generations.
RMIT University researchers have developed new nanoscale data storage technology that mimics the human brain, and could see ultra-fast electronic memory devices reduced in size to just a few nanometres thick.
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.
If the power savings and performance claims pan out, these DIMMs will be popular in large memory applications — VM servers, in-memory databases — where DRAM power is a significant cost and more performance is always welcome.
Oracle's summer of product launches continues as Database 12c becomes generally available. Will all applications go in-memory?
Some Android applications will drain your smartphone or tablet of battery life, storage or bandwidth like a blood-sucking fiend. Here's what's what with the worst of the worst.
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