Google Cloud rolls out Memcached database caching

Google has announced databases can run faster in its cloud via the Memcached protocol. Memorystore for Memcached beta launch...

Kioxia and LITE-ON delay SSD business transfer

LITE-ON has deferred the transfer of its SSD business to Kioxia due to the pandemic, but still expects it to go ahead.

Rival post-PCIe bus standards groups sign peace treaty

Two rival groups developing CPU-peripheral bus standards have agreed to work together. The CXL and Gen-Z groups announced yesterday...

Why Salesforce needs third party apps for safe backup and restore

The unwritten rule for Salesforce users is: 'Backup your own data'. Without a dedicated backup app, customers could risk...

Amazon makes AWS EFS file read ops 5x faster

Amazon Web Services has upped the read operations per second for default Elastic File Systems users from 7,000 to 35,000 - at...

Pavilion Data unfurls NVMe-oF array roadmap

Pavilion Data is developing a NVMe-oF flash array that is double the speed and capacity of its current line-up. The storage vendor...

Your occasional enterprise storage digest, featuring Commvault, Nutanix, HYCU, MariaDB and more

Companies in this week's enterprise storage news roundup, cover encryption, replication, tiering, object support, snapshots, the public cloud and more. Let's start...

Zerto lays off staff to survive ‘storm’

Zerto, the disaster recovery startup, laid off a "ton of employees" today, according to a source. We asked Zerto about this, using...

Starboard Value sinks claws into Commvault

Starboard Value, the prominent activist investor, has accumulated a 9.3 per cent stake in Commvault, the veteran data management vendor.

Three-bit memristor device can store more data

Scientists have discovered a ternary (3-bit) memristor which they say is close to mimicking how the human brain works and which could...