DDN speeds up AI storage system in a flash

DDN has upgraded its A³I artificial intelligence -dedicated storage system, using flash to speed data access, as well as improving system monitoring tools.

VAST Data exits hardware business, pivots to software subscriptions

VAST Data, the high performance storage startup, is to stop selling its own hardware. It will concentrate instead on selling software on a subscription basis, and...

Your occasional storage digest with Lightbits Labs, Western Digital and Samsung

In this week's roundup Lightbits Labs strengthesm the enterprise credentials of its NVMe/TCP array; Western Digital says it needs fewer layers with its 3D NAND than others...

Your occasional storage digest with Liqid, Panzura and HPE GreenLake

Slurm sounds like a type of slurping or squirming but gives Liqid better access to the high-performance computing market. Panzura is adding ransomware detection to its cloud...

Mayastor is fastest open source storage, Intel says. So where are the numbers?

Intel declares “OpenEBS Mayastor is the fastest open source storage for Kubernetes,” but the documentation lacks any details that could allow comparison with other Kubernetes storage products...

Screaming AI: NetApp joins DDN, WekaIO and pals with Nvidia-validated setup

NetApp and Nvidia have developed an all-flash ONTAP array/ DGX A100 GPU server AI reference architecture, pumping out up to 300GB/sec and joining DDN, Pavilion Data, VAST...

Quantum beats WekaIO in SPEC video benchmark

Quantum StorNext is faster than WekaIO in the SPEC SFS video workload benchmark, recording the top numbers for video stream processing, response time and bandwidth.

How to stop El Capitan’s thousands of blades from overwhelming the SAN

The El Capitan exascale supercomputer will use HPE-designed 'Rabbit' near node local storage to get data faster to its many processing cores from a backend SAN.

StorCentric gets out its first Violin, an entry-level NVMe all-flash array

StorCentric, the mini data storage conglomerate, has launched its first Violin-branded system since buying the company's assets last October. This is the Violin QV1020,...

HPE heralds move to speedier SANS with faster Fibre Channel

HPE has introduced built-in telemetry and self-healing SAN features in the seventh generation of B-series Fibre Channel SAN directors, switches and HBAs. It has also doubled their...

IBM’s got a brand new pizza box – an entry-level FlashSystem

IBM has launched the pizza box-sized FlashSystem 5200, its most compact storage system to date. The company has further updated the 5000 line with new 5015 and...

Your occasional storage digest with Dell EMC, AWS Outposts, a PCIe 5.0 switch and...

The University of Pisa relies on multiple Dell EMC Power-something arrays for its storage needs. AWS has given its on-premises public cloud presence local backups, Microchip has...

This week in storage with HPE, Qumulo, and another K8s data protection startup

This week, HPE announced it has sold a neat Qumulo system on its Apollo server for image processing, and Replix emerged from stealth as a containerised app...

Pavilion Data takes pole position in GPUDirect race

Pavilion Data, the high-end storage array maker, sends data to an Nvidia DGX-A100 GPU server faster than DDN, VAST Data and WekaIO, according to a Nvidia-validated test...

It’s (quick) payback time for Cisco UCS and Cohesity

In this week's storage news roundup, Cohesity and Cisco say users can save bundles of cash compared to using other servers and unstructured data management software. We've...

GigaIO composability switch delivers shared Optane memory

GigaIO announced yesterday it is using silicon from Microchip in its FabreX PCIe 4.0 network fabric to dynamically compose server systems and share memory, including Optane, ...
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Phison PCIe gen 4 SSD is faster than Optane SSD

Phison is showcasing an unreleased PCIe 4.0 controller CES 2021 that is faster than Intel's P5800X Optane SSD. Update: PCIe Gen 4 bus saturation...

Handbags at dawn for Pure and NetApp: Who you calling a ‘legacy vendor’?

Pure Storage is a struggling legacy vendor while NetApp is powering ahead. So says NetApp in a corporate blog entitled Will the real legacy storage vendor...