This Week in Storage, featuring Qumulo, Actifio and more

This week, AWS has made Qumulo filer software available in the AWS government cloud; Actifio backs up SAP HANA to object storage in GCP; and LucidLink is doing cloud collab stuff with Adobe Premiere Pro. Qumulo AWS takes on Azure NetApp Files

IBM storage boss Ed Walsh leaves the company

Ed Walsh, general manager of IBM’s storage business, is leaving the company, according to sources who say he is not joining a...

Western Digital loves flash more than hard drives

Western Digital is generating more revenue from flash and SSDs than from disk drives. Does this show that WD is losing out big...

Fungible Inc: Why you need DPUs for data-centric processing

A flurry of add-on processor startups think there is a gap between X86 CPUs and GPUs that DPUs (data processing units) can...

US government agencies get Azure NetApp Files

Microsoft has added Azure NetApp Files to US government region data centres, making it available to federal, state and local agencies.

ScaleFlux computational storage makes Percona MySQL faster

Percona’s open source MySQL database runs faster with ScaleFlux computational storage SSDs. And they have the benchmarks to prove it. The companies compared the ScaleFlux CSD 2000 with an...

Panasas auto-tunes filesystem storage for different IO patterns

HPC workloads vary from using very large files, through medium-sized ones to myriad small files and mixed workloads. An HPC  storage system must be tuned to match the IO patterns of its...

IBM adds cloud tiering to boosted memory mainframe storage array

IBM has improved performance and functionality for the mainframe focused storage array and virtual tape library (VTL) products. The DS8900F flash array gets a 70 per cent increase...

Why Kaminario changed its name to Silk

Silk is the new name for Kaminario, an on-premises all-flash array startup, that has transformed itself over the last three years into a cloud block storage software company.
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Factory outage torpedoes Toshiba disk drive shipments

Toshiba disk drive shipments fell by half in the second 2020 quarter - an outage at its Philippines disk manufacturing plant is...

Backblaze gets aggressive with AWS S3 egress fees

Backblaze has launched an S3 compatible APIS for its B2 cloud storage, which it claims is 75 per cent cheaper than AWS....

Why disaster recovery is the last line of defence against ransomware

Criminals need two things to make a ransomware attack work for them; a penetrated IT security system, and inadequate or non-existent backup...

This week in storage, featuring a mucky International Space Station NAS system

This week the International Space Station's NAS gives vent, Nebulon pumps out a survey, Pliops talks about its storage processor, we see...