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Exploring the memory-flash gap through an Optane lens

Semiconductor consultant Mark Webb thinks XPoint will dominate the memory-flash performance gap and could be a $2.7bn business for Intel and Micron in 2023, with DIMM sales...

3D XPoint needs to be bigger and cheaper. But how will it get there?

Compared to NAND flash, Intel’s Optane DIMM product is low on capacity and high on price. Increasing its capacity should lower the cost/GB and so help address...

Your occasional storage digest featuring Excelero, Commvault, SUSE Linux, MariaDB… and more!

Here's a carton of storage news brought to you by the virtual drone delivery service at Blocks & Files. Customers PAIGE,...

WANdisco takes the replicant test to the multi-cloud

WANdisco this week made LiveData for MultiCloud available for public consumption. The idea is simple, namely to store one replicated copy of data in multiple...

Datera gets helpful halfway OEM hug from HPE

HPE this week added Datera, a software-defined and scale-out storage supplier, to its HPE Complete program. Hang on, HPE already works with Hedvig,...

Happy Hedvig gets helping hand from HPE

Profile: Hedvig sells multi-protocol, scale-out, software-defined storage and says it is getting a strong helping hand from HPE to seed its technology in big companies.

IBM OEMs Actifio to create virtual data pipelines

IBM is OEM’ing Actifio’s Virtual Data Pipeline technology to supply production data copies to downstream users for faster application development and analytics. IBM has...

SoftIron, a proprietary ARM hardware company, loves open source Ceph

Interview SoftIron is developing and building its proprietary ARM-powered HyperDrive storage hardware while strongly promoting Ceph open source storage software.  It seems an unusual combination....

External storage sales fall behind in bull market

IDC's Q3 2018 worldwide storage tracker shows the overall storage market is booming except for external, shared array / filer technology. The total storage...

Datera goes Churchward

Startup Datera has a new CEO - exec chairman Guy Churchward who joined the board just four months ago. Guy Churchward