Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Violin Turns Flash Arrays Into Blazing Clusters

What is the fastest machine to run the new Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system from Microsoft? Ironically, it could turn out to be a storage array, and more ...Full Article

Windows Server Plus InfiniBand Speeds Storage, VM Migration

Microsoft will ship its R2 update to the Windows Server 2012 operating system at the end of this week, and one of the key improvements in the platform will ...Full Article

Facebook Gooses Performance on Open Source Flashcache

Facebook likes to share some of the techniques it has developed to speed up the performance of its Web applications, and one of its key homegrown tools is called ...Full Article

Whiptail Flash Is About Revving Compute, Says Cisco

There has been a lot of talk since Cisco Systems acquired flash array startup Whiptail for $415 million a month ago. Everyone wants to know if the networking giant ...Full Article

Yahoo, NASCAR Intrigued by Spectra DS3 Object Storage for Tape

Tape is not dead by any stretch of the imagination at the largest data centers of the world. But it could very well be that the bell is tolling ...Full Article

SGI Snaps Up FileTek For Active Archiving Smarts

SGI has a long history in dealing with large data sets, and it is one of the major players in active archiving with its venerable Data Migration Facility (DMF) ...Full Article

VMware Lets Virtual SAN Software Out In Public

If there is one thing that companies installing private clouds or virtual desktop infrastructure don't want to do, it is shell out a lot of money to buy a ...Full Article

Oracle Intros New Logging and Recovery Appliance

Oracle is adding a new twist to the backup appliance, announced Andy Mendelsohn this week at their Oracle OpenWorld event. The new appliance, part of their “engineered system” hardware ...Full Article

OpenZFS Project To Coordinate Open Source Development

The Zettabyte File System, or ZFS for short, developed by the former Sun Microsystems and initially delivered in 2005 with the Solaris 10 version of Unix is arguably one ...Full Article

Violin Launches New Software as IPO Approaches

Violin Memory, a developer of Flash memory-based storage systems, last week unveiled new software that aims to make it easier for organizations to move their legacy data to a ...Full Article
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