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...

Introducing Enmotus, micro-tiering and server speed-up

Two-tier hierarchical sub-file management can accelerate slow capacity storage to fast performance storage speeds and speed up servers on the cheap. This is what...

SAP joins Intel Optane love-in

Intel and SAP have signed a multi-year deal to boost SAP S/4HANA  customer use of Optane DIMMs, more formally called Optane DC Persistent Memory. 

Firing up the synapses, the Memristor is now a proper computer

University of Michigan researchers have built a memristor computer capable of identifying Greek letters, reconstructing compressed images, and detecting cancers. Memristor definition

Your occasional storage digest, featuring AWS, hard drive sales, Red Hat and more

Start your week with some tasty storage snacks, including Amazon offering high-performance computing in its cloud, preliminary IDC disk drive ships for the second quarter, and Red...

FADU flash drives go fast, use less power

FADU Technology's NVMe SSDs go faster and use less power than competing drives thanks to hardware-accelerated controllers and a redesigned flash translation layer. Based...

Western Digital parades go-faster, get-bigger IntelliFlash arrays

Western Digital has updated the IntelliFlash storage array range with a lower-priced entry-level NVMe models and a higher-capacity SAS array. The storage giant has also added live...

Dell EMC’s Midrange.NEXT: Everything we know so far

MidRange.NEXT is Dell EMC's upcoming replacement for the SC, Unity and XIO mid-range arrays. The three array lines came into being when Dell...

Cisco, NetApp crank up FlexPod with MAX Data

Cisco and NetApp are adding MAX Data to their FlexPod reference design to make applications run faster. In a white paper published last week...

Q. Does Optane DIMM access have to be so complicated? A. Yes

Intel’s Optane DIMMs can be accessed in five different ways, each of which have their advantages and disadvantages. We paint a broad brush picture here of the...

What’s the XPoint? SK hynix preps storage-class memory competitor

SK hynix is developing storage-class memory that will compete with 3D XPoint. The Korean flash fabber signalled its intentions with a paper presented by...

Hello from the other side. Mangstor completes EXTEN reboot

Mangstor, a pioneer in NVMe-over-Fabrics array technology which crashed and nearly burned, has escaped the undead. The company, now known as EXTEN Technologies, has launched HyperDynamic, a...

HPE’s Primera is Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy

HPE's newly-launched Primera array is a performance beast - and that’s before it gets NVMe over Fabrics and storage class memory. HPE staffers told...

HPE trickles out more Primera hardware specs

HPE has opened the door on Primera's hardware configuration - a little. Field CTO Nick Triantos says in a LinkedIn article that Primera is...

HPE scales out 3PAR to build massively parallel Primera line

HPE’s Primera array, launched today, is an evolutionary upgrade of its 3PAR platform, with expanded InfoSight management and claimed Nimble array ease-of-use. Our sister...

Storage Class Memory goes mainstream – next year

The research firm DRAMeXchange expects memory prices to bounce in 2020, and this will open up an opportunity for next-gen memory technologies, also known as storage class...

Everspin samples 1Gbit STT-MRAM

Everspin, the non-volatile memory maker, has started pilot production of 1Gbit STT-MRAM components. EverSpin’s spin torque transfer magnetoresistive RAM (STT-MRAM) offers higher write and...

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...