Redis Labs bypasses the NoSQL storage bottleneck

The NoSQL database ocean has some 300 different databases sailing across it. Redis is a super-tanker in the key-value sector, with one million public cloud instances and...

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,...

Your occasional storage digest, featuring HPE, Swiftstack and more

HPE has updated its two composable systems offerings while Swiftstack has upped the scale and performance of its object storage software. There's host of other announcements to...

NetApp revenue dip means it has to raise its game

NetApp's annual Insight opens in at Las Vegas today, and sees the company having had two quarters of declining revenues and facing a third. The business faces...

Micron debuts wicked fast 3D XPoint SSD, goes toe-toe with Intel Optane

Micron today introduced the X100 - the world's fastest SSD, it claims. Oh and it's the company's first 3D XPoint product, which makes the X100 the world's...

Why Micron fears Optane will eat its server DRAM lunch

The pricing of Optane memory, also called 3D XPoint, will cannibalise some DRAM sales and this could give Micron a big headache.  “The revenues...

Micron results suffers Huawei-sized hangover

Micron’s fourth quarter revenues were affected by the US trade dispute with China - and Huawei in particular. Quarterly revenues fell 42 per cent to $4.87bn, down...

Intel Gen 2 Optane DC SSDs are at least 50 per cent faster...

Intel showed off some performance figures for upcoming Alder Stream second generation Optane SSDs today at its Seoul Memory and Storage Day The info is a...

Intel’s Gen 2 Optane bursts into life. Details are sketchy

Intel's second generation Optane storage-class memory is code-named Barlow Pass, and the company is developing 144-layer QLC (4bits/cell) NAND technology. The chip giant is...

Liqid adds memory extension tech to composable system

Liqid’s composable systems can now compose up to 16TB of Liqid Memory, enabling larger applications to reduce IO and execute much faster. A composable...

Oracle adopts storage-class memory for Exadata X8M

Oracle today announced its Exadata X8M storage servers will use Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory - 3D XPoint implemented in DIMM form. Exadata systems...

Pure Storage speeds, enlarges and extends systems, embraces subscriptions and heads for the clouds

Pure Storage has lined up a series of launches for day one of its Accelerate customer event in Austin, Texas that see the company's hardware go faster,...

Pure Storage adds Optane caching to FlashArray//X

Pure Storage is adding Optane read caching to its high-end FlashArray//X systems to make drive-level read accesses up to five times faster. The  //70...

VAST Data gets faster and safer

VAST Data, the storage startup that wants to kill hard drives has released a software update for its Universal Storage platform that increases performance and system resiliency....

Dell EMC pumps up PowerMax performance

Dell EMC is ramping up performance for its high-end PowerMax arrays by adding support for FC-NVMe and Optane storage-class memory (SCM). Customers will get up to 50...

Intel-Micron 3D XPoint revenues to hit $3bn+ in 2023

3D XPoint media revenues will grow to more than $3bn in 2023, propelled by system software support and lowered manufacturing costs. XPoint expert...

Back to the future with persistent memory

The potential of persistent memory is to return computing to the pre-DRAM era but with vastly more powerful NVRAM servers, and external storage relegated to being a...

Formulus Black consciously uncouples from Ubuntu

Formulus Black has issued a major release of Forsa that sees the software unbundled from Ubuntu OS and adding support for Optane memory and more...