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Your occasional storage digest featuring Crossbar, CTERA, Snowflake and Pavilion Data

Some bits and bobs for your perusal. Let's go. Short items ReRAM developer Crossbar Inc. is setting up a consortium...

Hyperconverged infrastructure heads closer to the edge

Interview: Get hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) product development and marketing wrong and your business becomes a turkey. Witness Maxta, which crashed into the buffers this week, as an example...

Exploring the memory-flash gap through an Optane lens

Semiconductor consultant Mark Webb thinks XPoint will dominate the memory-flash performance gap and could be a $2.7bn business for Intel and Micron in 2023, with DIMM sales...

3D XPoint needs to be bigger and cheaper. But how will it get there?

Compared to NAND flash, Intel’s Optane DIMM product is low on capacity and high on price. Increasing its capacity should lower the cost/GB and so help address...

Hybrid vigour: Intel adds Optane to flash mini-SSD

Intel has announced a combined Optane and flash H10 drive designed for memory expansion into thin and light notebooks, All-in-One and Mini PCs. Dell,...

Intel’s Cascade Lake could break Optane DIMM dam

Intel has started revenue shipments of Cascade Lake Xeon SP processors - these support Optane DC Persistent Memory DIMM devices.  Optane is Intel’s 3D...

Unlucky for some: Chris Mellor’s 13 predictions for storage tech in 2019

Here are my personal predictions for IT this year and how they will affect enterprise storage. Multi-cloud adoption will (a) encourage enterprises to adopt...

How does NetApp’s MAX Data use Storage-Class Memory? Let’s find out

In this article we explore NetApp's MAX Data use of server-based Storage Class Memory to slay the data access latency dragon? But first, a...

Datera goes Churchward

Startup Datera has a new CEO - exec chairman Guy Churchward who joined the board just four months ago. Guy Churchward

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...