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Mayastor is fastest open source storage, Intel says. So where are the numbers?

Intel declares “OpenEBS Mayastor is the fastest open source storage for Kubernetes,” but the documentation lacks any details that could allow comparison with other Kubernetes storage products...

What do you see when you put container storage firms into the sorting triangle?

In this week's storage roundup we look at: container-attached storage; extracting, transforming and loading data into cloud data warehouses, and a fresh new take on the classic...

HPE sharpen’s SimpliVity edge backup

HPE has enabled updated its SimpliVity HCI operating system to protect data better and provision storage to containerised apps. SimpliVity 4.1.0 can backup...

Equinix data centres offer Pure storage as a service

Pure Storage is opening a new front in the cloud edge storage market, with data centre operator Equinix offering Pure-as-a-Service to its customers. Equinix...

Your occasional storage digest with Arcserve, StorageCraft, DDN, and more

Old Arcserve and young StorageCraft - both second or third tier data protection companies - are merging. Are they huddling together for warmth or is it a...

VMware plugs into persistent container storage with Cloudian and MinIO

VMware has added persistent container storage in a VMware Cloud Foundation update, via vSAN Data Persistence platform plug-ins with Cloudian and MinIO. VMware Cloud...

Will you still feed me when ARM64? You bet, says SUSE’s Rancher Labs

SUSE yesterday announced the release of Longhorn 1.1, the Kubernetes persistent storage platform built by its subsidiary Rancher Labs. The upgrade includes support for ARM64 and edge...

Red Hat OpenShift now does container storage backup

Red Hat has teamed up with three container backup suppliers to integrate their services with the company's OpenShift Kubernetes distribution. The Red Hat-certified...

Hitachi Vantara dives into the Kubernetes sea

Hitachi Vantara has launched Hitachi Kubernetes Service (HKS), covering the three main public clouds and on-premises data centres. The company bought the assets of...

Storageless storage is the ‘answer’ to Kubernetes data challenges

NetApp and Hammerspace have recently begun talking about 'storageless storage'. No, it's not an oxymoron, but a concept that takes a leaf from the serverless compute playbook....