DDN hauls NVMe storage chassis to Tintri products

DDN has injected its all-NVMe flash storage chassis into its Tintri product line to start the cost-cutting process of unifying product hardware across its two divisions.

Watch out Samsung: SK hynix confirms buy of Intel’s NAND fab and SSD business

South Korean memory semiconductor supplier  SK hynix will pay $9bn to buy Intel's NAND foundry and SSD business, it has been confirmed. SK...

SK hynix could buy Intel NAND business

The WSJ is reporting Korean DRAM, NAND and SSD maker SK hynix could buy some all of Intel’s NAND business operation for around $10bn.

ESG validates WekaIO’s file system with benchmark trio: NetApp and Intel have individual wins

Analyst and consultancy firm ESG has validated WekaIO’s scale-out, parallel file system performance in three benchmarks - SPEC SFS 2014, IO-500, and STAC-M3 - finding it generally...
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Optane in the membrane: How Intel’s memory-storage technology faces two ways

Analysis Like the Roman god Janus, Intel’s Optane technology faces two ways, to memory and to storage, and that has made adoption harder, because it is neither...

Flash Memory Summit 2020: Tech hints on computational storage, ruler drives and Smart...

The annual Flash Memory Summit has gone virtual and a freshly unveiled agenda provides tantalising hints about what’s coming and what may not be coming down the...

Pavilion Data adds drive rebuild swarms, extra checksums and standby controllers

Pavilion Data has added three availability and resilience features to its all-flash array products to guard against controller and SSD failures. The company makes...

Array with you: StorONE claims failed SSD rebuild in minutes, 16TB disk in under...

New York storage firm StorONE has emitted a new release of its S1 array software that it claims rebuilds failed SSDs in three minutes and can...

WekaIO goes like the clappers with Nvidia GPUDirect

WekaIO’s filesystem has transferred a terabyte of data in less than nine seconds, using a Nvidia DGX-2 server in tandem with Nvidia's GPUDirect. That works out...

Your occasional storage digest: Backblaze anti-ransomware, Fibre Channel speed clarifications, OpenDrives NAS clusters, K8s...

This week has been busy with storage news, like last week and the one before that. Ransomware protection has become a top-of-mind CIO concern and - among...

WD rolls out go-faster Black gaming SSDs, including chewy little gumstick

Western Digital’s Black brand gaming storage products have been given a go-faster flash upgrade, driving performance to the million IOPS level. It has aimed...
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KumoScale beats Ceph hands down on block performance

Kioxia today published test results showing its KumoScale storage software runs block access on an all-flash array up to 60 times faster than Ceph, thanks to...

Huawei has fastest storage array in the world. SPC-1 says so

Huawei has smashed the SPC-1 benchmark, with an all-NVMe flash OceanStor array that is double the performance pg previous title holder Fujitsu at 40 per cent higher...

This week in storage with Fujitsu, HPE, Intel and more

This week's data storage standouts include Intel spinning out a fast interconnect business; HPE and Marvell's high-availability NVMe boot drive kit for ProLiant servers; and Fujitsu...

VMware wants to play nice with Nvidia DPUs

VMware and Nvidia announced yesterday they are working to make VMware software work better with Nvidia chips. They say the joint initiative, dubbed Project Monterey, will “introduce...

Intel tech and Lightbits Labs make NVMe/TCP faster

Lightbits Labs is working with Intel to make its NVMe/TCP all-flash arrays almost as fast as RoCe and InfiniBand options, which require much more expensive cabling.

Micron reports ‘extraordinary’ growth in QLC shipments

Micron’s latest quarterly results show it climbing out of a revenue trough, on the back of strong sales of quad-level flash. But the pandemic and the...

External storage sales flat in Q2 – not too shabby, considering pandemic and all...

Global external storage sales in the second 2020 quarter were flat year on year despite Covid and remained steady on the previous quarter. All-flash array revenues grew...