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NVMe/TCP needs good TCP network design

Poorly-designed NVMe/TCP networks can get clogged with NVMe traffic and fail to deliver the low latency that NVMe/TCP is designed to deliver in the first place.

Your occasional storage digest. It’s a Rap

Storage can be fast, storage can be slow. The disks can be vast  and tapes a no-no. Storage is easy, storage is hard, It leave you scarred,...

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...

NFLEX genuflects to SAP

Fujitsu and NetApp have gained the SAP seal of approval for their joint NFLEX converged system. NFLEX is similar in concept to the Dell...

Virtual Instruments gives VirtualWisdom a big makeover

Virtual Instruments has released VirtualWisdom 6.0,  a major release of its infrastructure performance monitoring product. V6.0 adds cloud integrations and extended correlation of events...

Tintri co-founders join DDN

Tintri co-founders Kieran Harty and Mark Gritter have joined DDN's Tintri business unit.  Gritter assumes the CTO position while Harty has the more nebulous role of "full-time...

Inspur joins SPC-1 benchmark league table

Chinese server and storage vendor Inspur has leapt into the SPC-1 benchmark rankings, beating a top-end IBM array with a much lower price/performance rating.

Integrate all the things! Virtual Instruments goes TAP dancing

Virtual Instruments is setting up a Technical Alliance Program to better sell its products in conjunction with integrated upper stack performance monitoring offerings. The...

Vexata gets close to top price/performance slot on SPC-2 benchmark

Vexata, an NVMe flash array startup, has submitted its first product for the SPC-2 benchmarking and the results are... fifth best overall performance number and second-best price/performance...

Dell EMC spruces up storage array line for SMBs

Dell EMC’s new PowerVault ME4 Series are for small and medium businesses: installable in 15 minutes, configurable in 15 more, and usable as either SAN array or...