The Data Storage Explosion

Cloud Musings

Cloud growth is also driving a rapid rise in the storage market, exacerbating the enterprise challenge around storage cost and complexity. In meeting this storage challenge , enterprises are increasing their use of hybrid IT solution models.

Storage briefing: The evolution of software-defined storage

Computer Weekly

The evolution of software-defined storage, from simple software products to those that offer scale-out, hyper-converged, NVMe, public cloud and container functionality

The Ascent of Object Storage

Cloud Musings

Over the past few years, the data storage market has changed radically. The traditional hierarchy of directories, sub-directories, and files referred to as file storage has given way to object storage , individual storage objects.

Storage 101: The IoT’s impact on storage

Computer Weekly

The internet of things will have a huge impact on storage – the sheer volume of data, the radically different types of data created, and the storage needed, from flash to object to cloud

Storage in containers: The answer to persistent storage needs?

Computer Weekly

With compute requirements often fragmented, short-lived and bursty, traditional storage architectures can struggle to cope – so is storage in containers the solution

Understanding analytics and storage performance

Computer Weekly

Analytics workloads place specific demands on storage. We take a look at the workload profiles of analytics use cases and the storage platforms available to support them

Are Servers The New Storage?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

At one time, almost all storage was directly attached to servers.    Whether that was through disk drives in the server enclosure itself, or external racks directly connected, there was a clear 1:1 mapping between server, application and dedicated storage resources.

Windows Server 2016 Storage will Blow Your Mind! – Part 2

IT Pros Rock!

The second in a three part series covering the amazing storage features found in Windows Server 2016. In this second video we will focus on the amazing capabilities provided by Storage Replica features in Windows Server 2016. Windows Server 2016 Storage Replica. [

Open source storage hits the mainstream

Computer Weekly

Open source storage has gained mainstream acceptance in high performance computing, analytics, object storage, cloud (OpenStack) and NAS use, but can it crack the enterprise

From Storage Admin To Storage Service Manager

Chuck's Blog - EMC

I''ve been talking to storage people in IT for about 20 years now.    Sure, the new technology is always interesting -- but what storage folks are always interested in is how does this change things?  Software Defined Storage Is More Than Marketing.

Cisco Unveils Modular, High-Capacity S-Series Storage for UCS

Data Center Knowledge

Making the case that public cloud-based storage loses its cost effectiveness after so long a period of time or so great a capacity of data, Cisco announced Tuesday the availability, beginning next week, of a new series of modular storage appliances geared for high-bandwidth applications, such as.

Cloud Storage 2.0 Set To Dominate Market

Cloud Musings

The enterprise data storage marketplace is poised to become a battlefield. No longer the quiet backwater of cloud computing services, the focus of this global transition is now going from compute to storage. On March 13, 2006, Amazon Web Services launched Simple Storage Service (S3).

The Future of Storage

Cloud Musings

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of doing a Blab on advanced storage with Daniel Newman and Eric Vanderburg. We covered some pretty interesting points on enterprise storage challenges, advanced storage trends and flash.

Software-Defined Storage -- Reading

Chuck's Blog - EMC

For those of you interested in software-defined storage, I wanted to point you to two pieces (written by me) that you might find useful. Understanding The DNA Of Software-Defined Storage". " The VMware Perspective On Software-Defined Storage ". software defined storage VMware

GreenTec: Persistent Data Protection With Storage Level Security

CTOvision

GreenTec-USA is a pioneer in data center modularization and optimization for servers, storage, video and secure document storage. Security Companies Computer security custom firmware data Data Protection Security storage level security Storage solutions technologyWith this post we are initiating coverage of Virginia based GreenTec-USA.

Windows Server 2016 Storage Will Blow Your Mind! – Part 1

IT Pros Rock!

The first in a three part series covering the amazing storage features found in Windows Server 2016. In this first video we will focus on the amazing capabilities provided by Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) features in Windows Server 2016. Windows Server 2016 Storage Overview. [

Let's Talk Software-Defined Storage?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Next Tuesday Dec 10th at 12noon eastern, I''ll be hosting a webinar entitled " Software-Defined Storage: An Enterprise Architect''s Perspective " over on BrightTalk.   My goal is simple: share some of the big ideas, and how they''re different than the storage we know and love today.

Considering The Next Wave Of Storage Automation

Chuck's Blog - EMC

a nice chunk of new technology has been introduced to help automate perhaps the most difficult part of the data center – storage. It''s worth digging into these new storage automation features: why they are needed, how they work, and why they should be seriously considered.

How EMC IT Does Storage

Chuck's Blog - EMC

You might be used to getting storage advice from a storage vendor, but the better source might be to speak to someone in their IT group. Srini starts with creating a perspective of the "storage journeys" EMC IT has been on over the years. Storage

The New Storage Buyer

Chuck's Blog - EMC

    When it comes to storage, it’s been the same way for as long as I can remember: the storage team makes the recommendation.  But what if a relatively new storage buyer is emerging?  The New Storage Buyer. Servers As Storage: Interest Is Strong.

Asean storage moves towards hybrid model

Computer Weekly

Storage is moving to the cloud in the Asean region and a number of storage companies are jostling for position

Step-by-Step: Deploy Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) Cluster in Microsoft Azure

IT Pros Rock!

In this short video, we’ll walk through deploying a Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) Cluster to a Microsoft Azure subscription using Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Templates. Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) on Microsoft Azure. Uncategorized Azure Cluster Storage Templat

How Software-Based Storage Is Changing Servers

Chuck's Blog - EMC

As I track the various server vendor announcements, I couldn’t help but notice a pronounced shift towards designs that are obviously intended to be used as part of a storage or database farm. Here, we’re discussing software- based storage (vs. software- defined storage). 

Cloud firm scales Cloudian object storage to 2.5PB for GDPR

Computer Weekly

Calligo expands Cloudian Hyperstore from three nodes to 30 at worldwide datacentres, with object storage deployed for file-level and metadata capabilities suited to GDPR

DataGravity: Data aware storage

CTOvision

The DataGravity Discovery Series allows IT professionals and business users to unlock the value of their data through data aware storage. The post DataGravity: Data aware storage appeared first on CTOvision.com.

Who Will Be At Top Of Storage World Next Decade?

Storage IO Blog

Data storage regardless of if hardware, legacy, new, emerging, cloud service or various software defined storage (SDS) approaches are all fundamental resource components of data infrastructures along with compute server, I/O networking as well as management tools, techniques, processes and procedures. The post Who Will Be At Top Of Storage World Next Decade?

Storage: Demand And Supply

Chuck's Blog - EMC

That boring stuff -- storage -- is where we keep all of the interesting information we care to own.    The size and growth of the storage market can often be a rough proxy for economic macro-trends such as aggregate capital investment, shifts to digital business models, and more. 

Windows Server 2016 Storage will Blow Your Mind! – Part 3

IT Pros Rock!

The third in a three-part series covering the amazing storage features found in Windows Server 2016. In this third video, we will focus on the amazing capabilities provided by Storage Quality of Service features in Windows Server 2016. Uncategorized Storage Windows Server 2016

Cold Storage in the Cloud: Comparing AWS, Google, Microsoft

Data Center Knowledge

As cloud storage options continue to evolve, organizations are finding more options for cutting the cost of keeping data Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Featured Google Microsoft Storage blob cloud cold storage cool blob storage glacier nearline

Google Invests in Avere, a Data Center Storage Supercharger

Data Center Knowledge

Startup’s technology “hides latency” to and from enterprise storage clusters Read More. Featured Google Storage

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Using VSAN With Storage Arrays

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  Many folks are comparing and contrasting what can now be done in the hypervisor vs. familiar storage arrays.    Besides the obvious fact that IT shops are heavily invested in storage array tech, there are certain things that storage arrays do very well.

Storage 101: Object storage vs block vs file

Computer Weekly

We recap the key attributes of file and block storage access and the pros and cons of object storage, a method that offers key benefits but also drawbacks compared with SAN and NAS

Wasabi Hot Innovations Tour: How "Hot Cloud Storage" Changes Everything!

Cloud Musings

Digital storage requirements are growing exponentially. Hot cloud storage changes everything. FedRAMP certification in progress “Hot cloud storage” is currently being used by Cloud Constellation Corp., Wasabi“Hot Cloud Storage” Series Featuring : Kevin L.

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