Martin Glassborow from Storagebod comments: I was looking at the Apple documentation around Mavericks as I was interested to see how they were intending to make more use of the extensive metadata that they have had available for files stored; the keynote made me wonder whether they were beginning to transition to something more object-like. […]
Windows Storage Server is one of the most interesting products from Redmond, a specialized version of Windows Server with integrated storage target capabilities, including iSCSI, NFS, SMB, and single-instance storage (file-level deduplication). Although Windows Server 2008, with its many storage feature updates, was released last year, the updated version of Windows Storage Server was still under construction until last month. But Windows Storage Server 2008 is available to manufacturers today.