Pavilion Data: Our unified storage array is the fastest in the universe

Pavilion Data, the high-end array vendor, has released a speedy parallel file system that brings it into direct competition with major HPC storage players for the first...

Kioxia integrates KumoScale with Kubernetes

Kioxia, the memory chip maker, has integrated its KumoScale flash storage array into the Kubernetes world. KumoScale is Kioxia’s software to operate a box...

Western Digital SSDs get into the zone

Western Digital has announced its first zoned SSD, the ZN540, and is targeting the device at cloud infrastructure providers. Officially called the Ultrastar DC...

Linbit builds Kubernetes on-ramp for WD OpenFlex

Western Digital’s composable OpenFlex flash storage system now supports Kubernetes storage, courtesy of Linbit's LINSTOR software. OpenFlex is a physical chassis, containing SSDs or...

WekaIO races out of the blocks in GPUDirect storage race

WekaIO has chalked up some benchmarks that show it is faster than VAST Data when delivering data to Nvidia’s DGX-2 GPUs server via GPUDirect. Dual-port cards and...

Coldago: VAST Data joins the ranks of file storage leaders

The 2020 Coldago file storage research map shows VAST Data promoted to the Leaders’ segment, leapfrogging WekaIO, which moves from Specialist to Challenger status.

Western Digital looks to Cloud Titans for growth

Western Digital’s fiscal Q1 ended 30 September show a pandemic-induced decline. But the company is optimistic that hyperscalers will drive growth from next year onwards.

Fungible launches DPU-driven storage server to start data centre revolution

Fungible Inc. has launched an FS1600 storage appliance driven by its DPU microprocessor in the next step in its quest to achieve composable data centre domination.

VAST Data makes AI workloads ‘accessible to NFS users’

VAST Data “democratises HPC performance” and makes AI workloads accessible to NFS users - or so the company claims. Using its LightSpeed technology, the...

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...

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...
Janus

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...

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...