Quantum launches halfling NVMe video production array

Quantum has produced a cheaper NVMe all-flash array by shrinking the F2000. The new F1000 is a 10-drive array housed in a 1U...

Forsa taps into Optane direct mode to turbocharge apps. No code change required

Formulus Black's Forsa software gives applications an Optane persistent memory boost with no app software changes needed. Intel’s Optane 3D XPoint media drives are...

VAST Data quick-fills Kubernetes containers with file data

VAST Data has announced Kubernetes Container Storage Interface (CSI) support for its storage array operating system. This enables automated provisioning of storage to containers and will also...

Your occasional enterprise storage digest, featuring Pavilion Data, HPE, Supermicro and more

This week's enterprise storage round-up starts with NVMe-over-Fabric startup Pavilion Data is readying a big sales and marketing push, spending August 2019 VC money. And there are...

Let’s start the New Year storage round-up with NAND passing the 3-digit layer count

Best wishes for the New Year, storage people. Let's kick it off with our first storage roundup in 2020. Short items

DDN Enterprise adds AIOps twist to Tintri roadmap

DDN is organising itself into two divisions: DDN At Scale is its traditional high performance storage business; and DDN Enterprise is home to three recent acquisitions -...

Scale Computing launches mini-HCI edge box

Scale Computing has announced a miniature hyperconverged system for space-constrained edge computing sites. The HE150 slots in below the HE500 edge HCI box, is...

StorCentric’s Retrospect joins backup to cloud crowd

StorCentric looks to move ahead with QLC flash and add cross-product backup to the cloud as it integrates its four acquisitions. These were our takeaways from an...

A brief look at AWS Redshift’s AQUA acceleration hardware

Amazon Web Services AQUA (the Advanced Query Accelerator) is a scale-out set of hardware nodes that provides parallel processing of data sets moving from S3 buckets to the...

A brief overview of Intel DAOS high performance storage

Intel’s DAOS came second in the 2019 IO500 supercomputing file speed list, behind WekaIO but beating the more familiar faces of Lustre, Spectrum Scale and BeeGFS. Let's...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring Amazon, DDN, Intel and more

It’s all about speed this week; Amazon is announcing new stuff before its December Re: Invent conference. DDN has spruced up its arrays and Intel is launching...

WekaIO’s Matrix edges Intel DAOS as the fastest HPC file storage system

WekaIO has taken first place in the IO500 fastest HPC file system performance league table. The full results were revealed this week at SC19...

Dell and NetApp price competition puts a crimp in Pure Storage revenue growth

Robust price competition led by Dell clipped the wings of storage high flyer Pure Storage in its fiscal Q3. In the earnings call yesterday,...

Liqid composes WDC OpenFlex storage within and across racks

At the SC19 event Composable systems startup Liqid announced it can compose servers with Western Digital’s OpenFlex storage both within and across racks in a data centre,...

InfiniteIO fires up the Application Accelerator to torch metadata latency

InfiniteIO has juiced up its file metadata accelerator, doubling operations per second and increasing file handling from 750,000 to 1 billion per node and 2 billion per...

Nvidia GPU uncorks storage bottleneck with Magnum IO, claims 20x speed up

The ceaseless quest for avoiding storage IO delays has alighted on GPUs and Nvidia has devised a way to bypass the host server CPU and memory and...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring HYCU and more

HYCU makes backing up to the Google cloud cheaper by not using GCP compute facilities. Other news includes 40km InfiniBand links, PCIe 4.0 SSDs, PCIe 5.0 interface...

Seagate’s go-much-faster-FireCuda 520 gaming SSD uses PCIe Gen 4

Seagate has upgraded the bus on its FireCuda 510 gaming SSD to make the FireCuda 520 drive. It is up to 45 per cent faster.