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Intel confirms Optane DIMM and SSD speed

Intel has revealed Optane DIMM and SSD read latency numbers. Optane DIMMs and SSDs use 3D XPoint memory, which is non-volatile, faster than NAND...

IBM enlists Nvidia for full-stack AI build-out

The 9:3 configuration refers to 9 x DGX-1 servers and 3 x Spectrum Scale NVMe all-flash appliances. IBM has introduced Spectrum AI, a...

HPE’s Neri hails storage market share gains

After growing faster than the storage market in its latest quarter, HPE expects to keep on doing that in 2019, buoyed by its InfoSight management tool and...

Self-driving cars! The Quantum of some solace for ailing tape vendor

CEO Jamie Lerner is taking Quantum into vertical markets with a front and central focus on StorNext, its scale out filesystem manager. The first example is a...

Taejin Infotech gets up to speed in SPC-1 league table

Taejin Infotech has established the best price/performance for million-plus IOPS arrays in the SPC-1 benchmark. Earlier this week we noted the emergence of a...

Measure for Measure: SPC-1 benchmark yields new class of storage price-performer

Korea’s Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA) has filed an SPC-1 benchmark ranking seventh in the performance list, and cementing a new performance and price-performance grouping within the SPC-1 rankings.

Samsung parades 4TB SSD in the consumer quad

Samsung has started shipping the 860 QVO, a 4TB QLC consumer SSD.  QLC means quad-level cell flash and 4bits per cell - one more...

B&Ffled by the storage news flood? Get unbaffled here

Here is a snapshot of press and conference announcements to go with your morning's coffee, tea, smoothie or some other beverage. Cohesity goes...

NetApp blows filer benchmark to smithereens

All-flash NetApp filers have blown the SPEC SFS 2014 SW Build benchmark record to hell and gone. A 4-node system scored 2,200 and an...

Escaping the DRAM price trap: Storage Class Memory, what it is and why it...

In this article we explore Storage-Class-Memory (SCM) and explain why it is ready for enterprise IT big time in 2019.  Setting the scene