The increasing popularity of SSDs and flash-based storage have created a big problem for Windows, and that problem is getting worse as OEMs shrink storage on cheap tablets to save costs. To address the problem, Microsoft is making some radical changes in Windows 10.
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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.
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.
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.
With software-defined storage in Windows Server, you can get SAN features without paying SAN prices -- and the next release will challenge more high-end storage features.
As Windows devices have become smaller, lighter, and more mobile, the nature of storage has changed. These six expert-level utilities make it possible to manage and maintain data on any Windows device.
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.
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.
From secure containers to Docker support, to abstracted networking and storage, the most interesting features in the next version of Windows Server will come next year with a later preview and System Center beta.
Dell is ramping up its storage product line with high-performance enterprise capabilities, including all-flash and hyper-converged appliances.
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.
HP lifts the lid on its Windows-equivalent to the Chromebook with a starting price of $200.
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.
The consensus says that Windows XP has boosted corporate PC sales and acted as a performance enhancing drug. There's an argument that enterprises may keep refreshing PCs because the installed base is ancient.
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.
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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.