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Western Digital considers HAMR time for really big disk drives

Microwaves or heat? Western Digital has yet to decide which is better for its future disk drives. The company is adopting microwave-assisted magnetic recording...

Meatier MemSQL database munches more data in memory and goes faster on disk

Version 7 of MemSQL’s relational database, out today, does space-saving in memory and adds hash indexing on disk to speed access.  This is phase...

Dell retains external storage crown, NetApp is down – and Huawei is climbing fast

Dell Technologies pulled in external storage revenues of $2,075.8m in the third quarter, accounting for 31.5 per cent of an anaemic global market, up 1.3 per cent...

Catch up time: Toshiba unveils enterprise disk drive strategy

Toshiba aims to catch up with its competitors in storing enterprise unstructured or nearline data. The company revealed details of its disk drive strategy...

Toshiba launches small capacity, large format video surveillance disk drive

Toshiba has launched a 2-6TB capacity video surveillance disk drive. The DT02-V series succeeds the 2014-era MD04ABA-V drives. These had five platters and held 4TB or 5TB....

Microsoft stress tests Seagate Mach.2 drives for cloud roll-out

Microsoft is testing Seagate's MACH.2 dual-actuator technology prior to deploying the 14TB Exos 2X14 disk drive in Azure and Exchange cloud services. The dual actuators will enable...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Amazon, DDN, Intel and more

It’s all about speed this week; Amazon is announcing new stuff before its December Re: Invent conference. DDN has spruced up its arrays and Intel is launching...

Get the DataCore vFiLO facts here

DataCore has added file and object storage to its software-defined storage portfolio. vFiLO inherits block-oriented SANsymphony’s scale-out, tiering and parallel IO architecture, and the ability to virtualize...

NetApp’s third quarterly revenue dip

NetApp's ongoing revenue decline continues with its latest set of results. Second fiscal 2020 quarter revenues of $1.37bn were almost 10 per cent down...

Dell bakes automation into PowerONE converged infrastructure

Dell has launched an all-Dell EMC converged infrastructure system called PowerONE and is making its products available with a subscription and metered pricing deal called Technology on...