What’s up with computational storage

Computational storage is an emerging trend that sees some data processing carried out at the storage layer, rather than moving the data into a computer’s main memory for processing...

Oracle uses machine learning to boost Exadata X8 performance

Oracle has pushed out Exadata X8, the latest iteration of its engineered system optimised for the Oracle database. The launch marks the tenth anniversary...

NGD ships 8TB M.2 SSD with in-situ data processing

NGD Systems has squeezed its computational storage platform into the miniature M.2 form factor, making it possible to embed in a wider variety of hardware.

Dell EMC updates VxBlock 1000, hints at NVMe-oF

Dell has updated its VxBlock 1000 converged infrastructure system, with the emphasis on pushing end-to-end NVMe over fabrics (NVMe-oF) infrastructure. Dell EMC introduced the...

VAST Data guarantees no downtime, no data loss

VAST Data is making potential customers an offer it hopes they can’t refuse: guarantees on uptime and data loss, fixed price maintenance for a decade, and free...

Violin asks Phison: can you NVMe?

All-flash array pioneer Violin Systems is teaming up with Phison Electronics to add NVMe support to its storage systems, as it looks to deliver high performance while...

Baffled by block storage choices? Read this!

A new report from research outfit Gigaom aims to help enterprises focus on the key factors in order to make the right decision when investing in storage...

Excelero boosts BeeGFS for faster AI work by GPUs

ThinkParQ has integrated Excelero’s NVMesh software intoBeeGFS parallel clustered file system. NVMesh provides NVMe-over-Fabrics access to all-flash storage, configured as an all-flash array or...

Datera is ‘power lifting at the gym with HPE as main spotter’

Interview As Pure was to Flash and Nutanix to HCI, Datera wants to be the main independent enterprise software-defined block-plus storage player. Datera...

Mellanox spread bets on high performance storage startups

UMellanox has pumped an undisclosed sum of money into Excelero, its second announced investment in a storage startup in a week. The amount is likely to be...

WekaIO wins tech industry backing in $31.7m round, bags Mellanox as customer

WekaIO, the California analytics storage startup, has lined up a bunch of industry heavyweights to support its $31.7m C funding round. They include...

Everspinning IBM U.2 flash drives use MRAM write caching

IBM is using embedded Everspin MRAM to increase the capacity of its proprietary flash drives used in its Storwize and FlashSystem arrays. Everspin CEO...

NetApp adds end-to-end NVMe to mid-range storage array

A busy day yesterday for NetApp, which launched a mid-range all-flash array with end-to-end NVMe access, pushed out an ONTAP software update and introduced three support services.

No Dell, our storage array is faster than yours – Infinidat

Infinidat today boasted it makes the fastest SAN array with the lowest latency and can prove it - albeit with its own test results.

Nutanix ushers its software onto AWS

.NEXT 2019 Nutanix is moving into the hybrid cloud world in a big way by making its software available on AWS. Customers can launch...

Your Bumper Fun book of storage, featuring DDN, Exagrid, Kaseya, Mimecast, Softiron and...

Your occasional storage digest today features DDN, Exagrid, Faction, Kaseya, Mimecast and Softiron and more. DDN buys Nexenta HPC storage...

Infinidat arrays go faster, play nice in hybrid clouds

Infinidat, the high-end array maker, today launched subscription programs, software with enhanced performance, extended array connectivity, and cloud-delivered array monitoring and analysis. The...

Dell EMC upgrades Unity mid-range storage arrays

Dell Technologies World Dell EMC’s new Unity XT arrays add drives, memory and CPU power, with the hybrid models getting a stronger upgrade punch than their all...