Containers

An amassment of storage predictions and announcements

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We have four sets of predictions for 2019, followed by 11 brief news items, two customer notes and a CEO promotion at Datto. Three Archive360 predictions Archive360 archives data up to...

IBM makes Spectrum Scale play nicely with software containers

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IBM has announced Spectrum Scale file system support for containers. The release means that companies building containerised IT environments can use their existing Spectrum Scale storage systems as opposed...

Iguazio builds Google-like Outpost for IoT retail edge

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Unlike Amazon's Outpost and Azure Stack,  Google has no public cloud on-premises presence. Iguazio says it can provide one for Google customers. The Israeli start-up claims superstores with multi-branch retail...

Contain yourselves; Kubernetes will defeat public cloud lock-in

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Interview Object storage supplier Cloudian tells us IBM’s $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat  is evidence of a sea change in what 'cloud' means. The most effective cloud strategy...

Hurrah! Single container orchestrator plugin interface for storage

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Storage suppliers wanting to provide storage to containers can heave a sigh of relief; the Container Storage Interface (CSI) v1.0.0 has been released and is available on GitHub. It is...

SNIA open-sources CDMI cloud storage standard

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The  Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) this week open-sourced the Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI) v2.0 standard, with the aim of encouraging the wider storage community to join in...

Sysdig be Nimble, Sysdig be quick…raids HPE for staff hires

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Sixteen employee have left the HPE Nimble organisation in just four months, we can reveal. Thirteen have jumped ship to Sysdig, a well-funded container intelligence startup whose recently-hired CEO is Suresh...

NetApp acqui-hires Kubernetes shop StackPointCloud

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NetApp has bought StackPointCloud, a Kubernetes-as-a-Service provider, gaining instant Kubernetes creds and enhancing its multi-cloud capabilities.   StackPoint was founded in 2014 and is based in Seattle. It developed a control...

Three startups get cash in their held-out hands

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Coincidence? We think not. Sysdig, a container software intelligence startup, followed up its new CEO hire with a $68.5m D-round of funding, taking total cash raised to a tasty...
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HTBASE delivers a containerised, multi-cloud jukebox

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Canadian startup HTBASE has announced a hybrid and multi-cloud container deployment and migration offering called JUKE, saying containerised applications can be moved between micro-services environments on-premises and public clouds. The...

SQream’s GPU-driven data warehouse screams faster

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The v3.0 version of SQream DB loads data warehouses up to 40 per cent faster and can boost query speed 15X. The upgrade makes better use of Nvidia Tesla Core 100...