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Ceph scales to 10 billion objects

Ceph, the open source integrated file, block and object storage software, can support one billion objects. But can it scale to 10 billion objects and deliver good...

Seagate ships 18TB Exos disk drive

Seagate has begun shipping the 18TB nearline Exos X18 disk drive and is quoting an MSRP of $561.75. The nearline disk drive capacity race is...
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Western Digital speeds up shingled disk write performance

Western Digital has found a software partner called Kalista.IO that makes host-managed shingled magnetic recording drives appear like normal drives to applications. Shingled...

ObjectScale: Dell EMC bets on another horse in the object storage race

Dell EMC is developing a cloud-native object storage called ObjectScale that will work with Tanzu and provision object storage via Kubernetes. The company...

VMware adds files, objects and more in vSAN two-step

VMware is extending Kubernetes capabilities by offering third party integration hooks to vSAN. The company today also announced the next vSAN update will add file services and...

Scality adds all-flash support to RING object and file storage

Scality has added all-flash support for RING8 object storage software. The tweak takes Scality RING8 into new performance-sensitive file and object  workloads. Scality...

Actifio pushes cloud DR that accelerates slow object storage to near SSD speed

ESG has validated Actifio’s claim it can provide public cloud disaster recovery at near SSD speed using slower, low-cost object storage in the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Optane in the membrane: Cloudian’s HyperStore flashes its SSD, Intel memory credentials

Cloudian has added SSD support and Optane-readiness to its HyperStore object storage product, aiming it at performance-intensive workloads such as analytics and ultra-rapid data restore.

This week in storage, featuring Liqid, Snowflake Computing, Ceph and a sausage factory and...

This roundup discusses the seemingly outlandish Ceph and a sausage factory, as well as comparability startup Liqid getting a brace of supercomputer contracts and Panasas giving Spectrum...

MinIO tilts at AWS with object storage subscription service

Cloud-native object storage supplier MinIO has launched a subscription service - like Amazon but for private clouds. Jonathan Symonds “The...