Amazon brings more compute to RedShift nodes with AQUA

Amazon Web Services is bringing compute closer to its RedShift cloud data warehouse storage to accelerate query processing by 10x. The cloud...

Samsung switches up with the lightning-fast PCie 4.0 PM9A1 client SSD

Samsung has launched the PM9A1, a super-fast PCIe 4 client SSD with 2TB capacity, that matches Western Digital’s Black SN850 at 1 million random read IOPS and...

DDN speeds up AI storage system in a flash

DDN has upgraded its A³I artificial intelligence -dedicated storage system, using flash to speed data access, as well as improving system monitoring tools.

HPE adds IBM Spectrum Scale to HPC storage line-up

HPE is to sell and support IBM’s venerable Spectrum Scale parallel file system for high performance computing (HPC) and AI workloads running on its ProLiant and Apollo...

Netlist bags $40m from SK hynix in patent cross-licensing deal

US SSD and memory module supplier Netlist has prevailed in a patent infringement lawsuit against SK hynix, winning a $40m settlement, a cross-licensing deal and a supply...

VAST Data exits hardware business, pivots to software subscriptions

VAST Data, the high performance storage startup, is to stop selling its own hardware. It will concentrate instead on selling software on a subscription basis, and...

Western Digital and Micron weigh up Kioxia bids

Micron and Western Digital are mulling rival bids over Kioxia, which would value their Japanese competitor at $30bn. The Wall Street Journal which broke...

Thanks for the memory as Micron revenues get big DRAM bump

Micron delivered a 28 per cent revenue jump in its second fiscal 2021 quarter and 7.5 per cent increase in net income as it benefited from...

Startup TenaFe dumps DRAM for PCIe 4 SSD controller

Two former Micron execs have set up their second SSD controller company. CEO Mike and Lee Chief Scientist Cody (Yingquan) Wu founded Tidal Systems, a developer...

MackStor launches 200TB DoItRite spinning NAND hybrid drive

Storage veterans have devised a 3-tiered, 200TB hybrid SSD-HHD device, the DoItRite 2000, containing both spinning disk platters and a non-rotating platter of NAND chips combining NVMe...

StorMagic branches out into digital asset management

StorMagic has bought the assets of SoleraTec, a small California video storage company - its second acquisition in 12 months. Update: Hans O'Sullivan comments...

Penguin teams up with Red Hat Ceph and Seagate for big fast object storage

Penguin Computing has launched a hefty, fast Ceph-based object storage system for analytics and machine learning workloads. And it has a hefty name to match - 'Penguin...

Your occasional storage digest with Lightbits Labs, Western Digital and Samsung

In this week's roundup Lightbits Labs strengthesm the enterprise credentials of its NVMe/TCP array; Western Digital says it needs fewer layers with its 3D NAND than others...

Dell EMC all-flash array sales soar above NetApp (and everyone else)

Gartner number crunching shows Dell EMC is building a substantial all-flash array (AFA) revenue lead over NetApp. NetApp remains in second place in this market but Huawei...

FlashBlade is Pure Storage’s billion dollar babe

Pure Storage's beancounters say the company is close to surpassing $1bn sales revenue for its groundbreaking FlashBlade all-flash storage array. The company...

Need to store PBs of data? SSDs don’t cut the mustard, says Tosh HDD...

Hard drives remain indispensable, and predictions that SSDs will replace them in the enterprise are wrong. So says Rainer Kaese, a senior biz dev manager at Toshiba...

Fast RAID rebuild StorONE preps Azure debut

StorONE is running a technology preview of its TRU S1 software installed on Azure. The company chose Azure cloud over AWS because...

Your occasional storage digest with Liqid, Panzura and HPE GreenLake

Slurm sounds like a type of slurping or squirming but gives Liqid better access to the high-performance computing market. Panzura is adding ransomware detection to its cloud...