Pros and cons of cloud storage

CTOvision

Read Neal Weinberg explain the pros and cons of cloud storage on Network World : Everything seems to be moving to the cloud these days, so what about storage? Is […].

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. For an introduction see the video at this link and embedded below: For more see: datagravity.com. Company Infrastructure Companies Video datagravity

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Storage may not be exciting, but Pure Storage’s Portworx acquisition is

Venture Beast

Pure Storage is a rare bastion of growth in the slowing storage industry; it's buy-up of Portworx will shift it into an even stronger position up-stack. Business Cloud category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics Portworx Pure Storage

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

Managing Storage in Kubernetes

Linux Academy

This temporary nature would have us assume that storage would be difficult to manage. Kubernetes allows you to natively create and manage storage decoupled from pods. In order to provide storage to our pods, we have to place the disk in the same region as our cluster. You will see an output similar to this, where the “location” is what we are trying to obtain: Creating Persistent Storage. Delete the Pod to Demonstrate Persistent Storage.

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.

Docker storage: how to get persistent storage in Docker

Computer Weekly

Docker, by default, doesn’t come with persistent storage, which presents an issue to some workloads customers that want to run in containers – however, there are ways to achieve persistent storage

Pure Storage Intros Next-Gen All-Flash Enterprise Storage Arrays

Data Center Knowledge

Company also introduced a new model for owning and managing enterprise storage called Evergreen Storage Read More. Enterprise Storage pure storage

Object storage in the cloud: Is backup needed?

CTOvision

Curtis Preston explain why block storage in the cloud that is not properly backed up can result in lost data, and while object storage in the cloud is more resilient on Network World : The failure to back up data that is stored in a cloud block-storage service can be lost forever if […]. Read W.

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How Cloud Computing Changes Storage Tiering

Data Center Knowledge

One of the biggest challenges with cloud is controlling and managing storage. Here are some basics on storage tiering across hybrid infrastructure. Cloud Computing Storage cloudRead More.

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

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

Red Hat Ceph Storage 3 brings file, iSCSI and container storage

Computer Weekly

Latest version of open source OpenStack-targeted software-defined storage adds CephFS, ISCSI and storage that can be deployed in containers to save hardware

Managing Storage in Kubernetes

Linux Academy

This temporary nature would have us assume that storage would be difficult to manage. Kubernetes allows you to natively create and manage storage decoupled from pods. In order to provide storage to our pods, we have to place the disk in the same region as our cluster. You will see an output similar to this, where the ‘location’ is what we are trying to obtain: Creating Persistent Storage. Delete the Pod to Demonstrate Persistent Storage.

PureStorage: The all-flash enterprise storage company

CTOvision

Pure Storage enables the broad deployment of flash in the data center. When compared to traditional disk-centric arrays, Pure Storage all-flash enterprise arrays are significantly faster and more efficient at a price point that is less than performance disk per gigabyte stored. The Pure Storage FlashArray is ideal for high-performance workloads, including server virtualization, desktop virtualization (VDI), database (OLTP, real-time analytics), and cloud computing.

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. [ 1:10 ] What is Storage Replica? [ And which one does Storage Replica do? [ 9:26 ] Are there any other uses for Storage Replica outside of Disaster Recovery? [ Want to try out Storage Replica?

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

Commodity Data Center Storage: Building Your Own

Data Center Knowledge

New storage solutions allow any organization to deploy custom commodity storage architectures. Storage Technology cloudBut how do you go about it? Read More.

IBM SoftLayer Adds Enterprise Cloud Storage Options

Data Center Knowledge

Block and file storage now available in addition to object storage Read More. Cloud Computing IBM Storage

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FalconStor Launches Software Defined Storage Platform

Data Center Knowledge

Traditional storage company''s storage virtualization platform enables centralized management for disparate storage resources Read More. Storage falconstor

Cisco Extends Storage Switch Lineup

Data Center Knowledge

Cisco says it is trying to make it simpler to scale storage deployments in the data center while also reducing the number of switches that actually need to be deployed. Cisco StorageRead More.

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

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. [ 2:23 ] Let’s kick off our discussion about Storage with Storage Spaces Direct in Windows Server 2016. Want to try out Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) in the Cloud?

Fujitsu Intros 56-Petabyte Storage System

Data Center Knowledge

Storage system is optimized for hyper-scale data center environments and comes with Ceph, an open source software-defined storage management system Read More. Storage Fujitsu

Seven Ways to Optimize Your Storage

Data Center Knowledge

Storage optimization goes far beyond things like deduplication or thin provisioning. Cloud Computing Featured Storage cloudHere's an overview of what's out there today. Read More.

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

Software Defined Storage Startup Hedvig Raises $12.5M

Data Center Knowledge

Company exits stealth with a platform that takes a distributed, software-defined approach to storage Read More. Storage

Actifio Unshackles Stranded Storage Investment

Data Center Knowledge

Storage With a $1.1B valuation and numerous heavyweight customers on the roster, the five-year-old startup is convincing users and investors that its copy data virtualization technology is the best way to tame duplicate data sprawl. Read 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. Windows Server 2016 Storage Quality of Service (QoS). [ 1:39 ] Let’s talk about Storage Quality of Service in Windows Server 2016. Uncategorized Storage Windows Server 2016

Managing Storage in Kubernetes

Linux Academy

This temporary nature would have us assume that storage would be difficult to manage. Kubernetes allows you to natively create and manage storage decoupled from pods. In order to provide storage to our pods, we have to place the disk in the same region as our cluster. You will see an output similar to this, where the “location” is what we are trying to obtain: Creating Persistent Storage. Delete the Pod to Demonstrate Persistent Storage.

HP Refreshes 3PAR Storage Line

Data Center Knowledge

Hewlett-Packard Storage Gives users ability to mix flash and hard disk drives in one array, improves management and backup software Read More.

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The Cheapest Cloud Storage Services of 2020 for All Your Files

GizModo VR

There are plenty of cloud storage services out there, but which one is the best? storage cloud cloud storage online filesAnd how do you even define “best,” because that word, to me, means “the most I can get without having to pay anything.” Read more.

As Software-Defined Storage Gains, is Physical Storage in Trouble?

Data Center Knowledge

Software-defined storage has created a lot of versatility for the modern data center - but what does it mean for traditional storage technologies? Cloud Computing cloud software defined storage Read More.

Get 10TB of cloud storage for *life* for just $149

Mashable VR

A more convenient and practically mindless solution is cloud storage. But these are made for people who only need a small amount of storage — not those who want to back up all those concert videos from over the years and relive them in isolation.

Tintri adds VMware and Flocker persistent container storage

Computer Weekly

VM-native storage array maker Tintri will allow customers persistent storage for Docker containers via planned VMware vSphere 6.5 functionality or via bare metal/host OS

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Dell Beefs Up Data Center Storage Lineup

Data Center Knowledge

Launches new entry-level and enterprise storage offerings, new integration with software-defined solutions portfolio, using Microsoft Storage Spaces Read More. Dell Storage

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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. Cisco Storage Cisco S-Series cliqr storage networking Todd Brannon

Storage Deflation?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

While it’s true that I now work for VMware, I came from the storage hardware business.     And I think I could construct a plausible argument that we are in a sustained deflationary period for storage capacity: disks and arrays.    And when it comes to storage capacity, both seem to be in play.   And a central theme on many recent earnings calls is “what’s happening to storage demand?”  Implications Of Storage Deflation.

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

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

Blockchain and the promise of cooperative cloud storage

Computer Weekly

Blockchain technology allows distributed retention of encrypted data and is at the heart of cooperative cloud storage

HP Automates Storage Management for Unstructured Data

Data Center Knowledge

New software finds most efficient storage system for every type of file Read More. Big Data Convergence Hewlett-Packard Infrastructure Storage

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Private cloud: Orchestration, storage and containers

Computer Weekly

We look at the key requirements and components of private cloud – including the use of container platforms – and the impact of private cloud on storage in the datacentre