Howard Marks writing for Network Computing comments: Israeli startup’s software creates shared storage pools across server clusters but EMC will need to make improvements to the technology. Read more at: EMC Flash Division Expands With ScaleIO Deal
Howard Marks writing for Networking Computing talks about Infinio from TFD9: One of the things I enjoy most about attending Tech Field Day events is when innovative companies are brave enough to make their first public appearances in front of an obstreperous group of bloggers and on live Internet video. The latest to run the […]
Howard Marks writing for Network Computing comments: SSD write endurance limitations could cause problems for RAID. But rather than adjust SSDs to support RAID, we should tweak or replace RAID to suit SSDs. Read more at: SSDs Vs. RAID? Fix RAID
Howard Marks at Network Computing writes: Western Digital announced that its HGST subsidiary will acquire solid state disk manufacturer sTec for $340 million. It’s a clear signal the SSD market is ready to consolidate. Read more at: Western Digital Acquires sTec; SSD Shakeout Begins
Nigel Poulton comments at Technical Deep Dive: Seriously, I thought the uber-modern architecture of 3PAR was supposed to make adding innovative technologies easier. Could it actually be that the architecture of the box is hindering the adoption of important technologies like flash as a cache! I mean seriously, how long does it take to catch-up […]
As if it wasn’t obvious already that SSD is the most controversial topic in enterprise storage, here’s Howard Marks and Robin Harris with a great back-and-forth about array architecture. We can’t wait to read the continuing exchange!
This roundtable discussion focusing on storage maker Compellent is taken from Tech Field Day Seattle, held in July of 2010. One of the most-interesting points raised concerns the recent technological advances made by the major vendors. Another key issue in the conversation is W. Curtis Preston’s discussion of snapshots and data protection. Can traditional backup be made obsolete by storage system snapshots?
This week’s Tech Field Day roundtable discussion is an audio chat on the subject of Symantec’s VMworld-related announcements. This discussion occurred prior to the official announcement of these three products and was part of our joint effort to support VMworld, including Symantec’s sponsorship of our “Get Away to VMworld” contest.