Western Digital loves flash more than hard drives

Western Digital is generating more revenue from flash and SSDs than from disk drives. Does this show that WD is losing out big time to Seagate in the...

ScaleFlux computational storage makes Percona MySQL faster

Percona’s open source MySQL database runs faster with ScaleFlux computational storage SSDs. And they have the benchmarks to prove it. The companies compared the...

IBM adds cloud tiering to boosted memory mainframe storage array

IBM has improved performance and functionality for the mainframe focused storage array and virtual tape library (VTL) products. The DS8900F flash array gets...

Why Kaminario changed its name to Silk

Silk is the new name for Kaminario, an on-premises all-flash array startup, that has transformed itself over the last three years into a cloud block storage software...

This week in storage, featuring a mucky International Space Station NAS system

This week the International Space Station's NAS gives vent, Nebulon pumps out a survey, Pliops talks about its storage processor, we see how Pivot3's video HCI is...

How does HPE Storage see the world? Let’s find out

We asked HPE to summarise its data storage product positioning to help us prep a recent interview with HPE Storage boss Tom Black. In...

SSD zoning is great

IBM Research and Radian Memory Systems have found SSD zoning can deliver three times more throughput, 65 per cent more transactions per second and greatly extend an...

Nearline drives are Seagate’s money-making machine

Hyperscalers and enterprise data centres helped Seagate grow revenues in its Q4, despite a pandemic-related drop in demand in several market areas. Revenues climbed...

NetApp kicks SPC-2 price performance ass

NetApp has gained a top 10 SPC-2 benchmark and the price performance record with an all-flash end-to-end NVMe EF600 array. SPC-2 measures throughput and...

Strong demand for server memory lifts SK hynix

The second 2020 quarter marked a revenue and profits uptick for SK hynix, which sold more server memory and lowered costs by increasing process yield.

Nvidia’s GPUDirect Storage vanquishes AI bounce buffers

The datasets used in big data analytics and AI model training can be hundreds of terabytes, involving millions of files and file accesses. Conventional X86 processors are...

This week in storage, featuring Nexsan and GitHub’s Arctic rolls

This week's data storage news roundup covers some new Nexsan arrays, and GitHub adventures in an Arctic coal mine. Nexsan’s gen 3...

Hitachi Vantara joins WekaIO fast filer OEM fan club

Hitachi Vantara has signed up with WekaIO to OEM the startup's distributed file system and management software. Update: Two HCP tables and HCP upgrade...

Tintri delivers database-aware storage

Tintri has released an update to its VM-aware storage platform that delivers the same level of management granularity for SQL databases. Benefits include making it easier to...

Kioxia’s wafer-scale SSD. What about the packing density?

Kioxia has floated wafer scale SSDs as a much cheaper manufacturing method. As well as costing less than today's data centre class SSDs, Kioxia says wafer-scale SSDs...

This week in storage: wafer-level SSDs and Kaminario takes Silk

Kioxia floats concept of 'wafer-level SSDs' Kioxia, formerly Toshiba Memory, has talked about plans for a new way of delivering flash storage it calls...

IBM details storage portfolio for AI infrastructure

IBM has launched the Elastic Storage System (ESS) 5000 and updated Cloud Object Storage (COS) and Spectrum Discover as part of a new AI storage portfolio.

Liqid and Broadcom deliver PCIe 4.0 CI developer kit

Composable infrastructure firm Liqid has produce a reference design kit with Broadcom for solutions that use PCIe 4.0 fabric for connectivity. Liqid’s composable infrastructure...