Sapphire Rapids, extra performance and IO heft, and a SKU nightmare

Intel revealed more Sapphire Rapids memory information at Supercomputing ’21 with capacity, bandwidth and tiering data. Datacentre servers will become much faster and capable of running more...

Storage news ticker – November 26

… An Arcserve announcement appears to have had an embargo breakdown or similar event, as SecurityBrief Asia has put out a story — “Arcserve...

NexuStorage says blocks and files can come from object storage

NexuStorage’s Nexfs software serves block and file data from an object-backing store using sub-file chunking to reduce data movement and help data tiering, and claims great tier-one...

Short and sweet – DDN opens up about rulers, subscriptions and SCM

DDN is looking favourably at supporting ruler-format flash drives and a subscription business model, but doesn’t think storage-class memory is needed quite yet. These...

DDN turbo-charges SFA arrays with massive bandwidth expansion

DDN has accelerated its SFA200 and SFA400 NVX arrays by up to 156 per cent by adding more and faster PCIe lanes and upgrading the controllers to...

Fungible ups its hero DPU storage bandwidth stats by half – now claims...

Fungible has increased its NVMe/TCP storage-to-server bandwidth from 6.55 million to 10 million IOPS by replacing Mellanox NICS with its own Storage Initiator cards, and claimed a...

Irony central: disaggregated infrastructure supplier Liqid tries aggregating switches

Composable disaggregated systems supplier Liqid is making life easier for customers by integrating a PCIe fabric switch inside its new EX-4400 expansion chassis so customers don’t need...

Light my fire: Kioxia accelerates matchbook-size SSD with PCIe 4

Kioxia has boosted the performance of its M.2 2230 matchbook-size SSD by adding a PCIe 4 x 4 interface.

It’s a RoCE road: Kioxia’s Ethernet JBOF SSDs

Kioxia has launched EM6 SSDs accessed over RoCE NVMe-over-Fabric links and installed in a 24-slot EBOF — an Ethernet Bunch of Flash box — capable of pumping...

Hooking up a faucet to Niagara Falls: Seagate demos NVMe-accessed disk drives at Open...

Seagate has produced an NVMe-accessed bunch of disk drives at the Open Compute Summit, with a 2U JBOD (Just a Bunch of Disks) enclosure housing 12x 3.5-inch...

Storage News Ticker – November 10

… Public cloud SaaS data protector Clumio announced availability of Clumio Protect for Microsoft SQL Server on Amazon Elastic Compute Cluster (EC2). Its air-gapped SQL...

DDN doubles performance of high-end AI array

DDN has boosted the sequential bandwidth performance of its high-end A3I AI400X all-flash array almost twice over with an AI400X2 upgraded system in the same chassis.

Fourth generation Pure FlashArray//X is coming

Pure Storage says it’s launching another FlashArray system on December 8.  The marketing blurb gushes about “an entirely new level of performance to the...

FADU’s PCIe 5 SSDs flash into existence – and they are FAST

FADU has announced its Echo family of EDSFF format PCIe 5 SSDs, doubling PCIe 4 drive speed. FADU is  a fabless semiconductor startup company...

All hail the ruler: faster and slimmer datacentre PCIe 5 SSD breaks cover from...

Kioxia has announced EDSFF format fifth-generation PCIe SSD product, focussing on holding PCIe 4 speed but cutting the lane count in two. PCIe 5 operates...

VAST Data lessens Optane SSD dependency

Faced with slightly questionable Optane SSD supply security, on which it is dependent, enterprise file storage supplier VAST Data looked at alternatives and has qualified Kioxia’s FL6...
CSD 3000 U.2 form factor

Goes faster, does more – ScaleFlux Gen-3 computational storage

ScaleFlux has launched a product suite based on its third generation computational storage hardware with its own system-on-chip (SoC) hardware and up to eight Arm cores.

Storage news ticker – November 2

… A3, the storage-focussed PR agency, points out that yesterday was the Day of the Dead and we should remember those who are no...