People once made requests for hybrid cloud because of the perception of flexibility. Now they make multicloud requests, for the same reasons. Multicloud is just part of a cloud architecture that uses more than two clouds, private and/or public. However, most multicloud deployments involve more than two public clouds, typically AWS, Microsoft, and sometimes one other, such as Google.
Punch cards were the first effort at Data Storage in a machine language. Punch cards were used to communicate information to equipment ?before? computers were developed. The punched holes originally represented a ?sequence of instructions? for pieces of equipment, such as textile looms and player pianos. The holes acted as on/off switches. Basile Bouchon developed [?]
by Angela Guess A new IBM announcement written by Michael Fork states, ?While cloud continues to transform industries and become the foundation for digital innovation, there is still a good majority of organizations that experience obstacles when moving data from their on-premises servers to the cloud. Speed is of the essence when it comes to [?]
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, ?Sphere 3D Corp., a containerization, virtualization and data management solutions provider, today announced that its subsidiary Overland Storage has introduced its NEO® Agility? archive appliance which leverages both the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) technology, as well as the Tape Archive (TAR) format. Users of this new ?
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, ?Huawei partners with Alluxio to announce the release of their big data storage acceleration solution, integrating Huawei?s FusionStorage with Alluxio?s memory-speed virtual distributed storage system. This solution realizes unified data management, improves data analytics performance and popularizes the adoption of big data applications in the enterprise. Problems ?
by Angela Guess A new release out of the Delft University of Technology reports, ?Every day, modern society creates more than a billion gigabytes of new data. To store all this data, it is increasingly important that each single bit occupies as little space as possible. A team of scientists at the Kavli Institute of ?
Intel let slips the timeline for its upcoming Optane line of SSDs that will blur the line between storage and memory by offering performance that has 1,000 times the endurance of NAND flash and is in some cases up to 1,000 times faster.
by Angela Guess Robin Harris recently wrote in ZDnet, ?For IBM, a world leader in AI, as their Watson project has demonstrated, applying intelligence to storage is a natural. We?re facing a data onslaught like never before. We?ll be generating more data than we have capacity to store once IoT gets rolling. Just as any ?
by Angela Guess David Adamson recently wrote in Datanami, ?Today?s IT teams have enough on their hands managing data-storage infrastructures, without having to worry about issues with an array or latency problems that no one seems to be able to understand or solve. But what if the customer support around these issues could be managed ?
by Angela Guess Clear Sky Data CTO Lazarus Vekiarides recently wrote for IT Business Edge, ?When you break down the components of your data center, you realize most have evolved in an effort to avoid the headaches with which they were once associated. Your networking platform is unlikely to introduce new problems into your environment, ?
Apache Parquet, which provides columnar storage in Hadoop, is now a top-level Apache Software Foundation (ASF)-sponsored project, paving the way for its more advanced use in the Hadoop ecosystem. Already adopted by Netflix and Twitter, Parquet began in 2013 as a co-production between engineers at Twitter and Cloudera to allow...Read more »
by Angela Guess Alex Barrett of Search Data Center recently wrote, ?Enterprise big data workloads demand a lot from storage and network bandwidth. Storage, cloud and as-a-service vendors are developing the infrastructure to support them? Data location is the determining factor of many big data analytics decisions, including what products enterprises should use for storage ?