PCIe drives require a constant board and specific OS drivers, while DIMM slots push storage closer to servers. But DIMM is costly due to low production.
HGST and Intel extend SAS partnership with 20 nm NAND Ultrastar SAS SSDs with storage capacity up to 1.6 TB.
New all-flash storage array models from IBM, Violin Memory and Kaminario follow trend of boosting data reduction and management features, adding higher capacity options.
Expert Brien Posey explains why VMware's free hypervisor can be beneficial to test and development environments, but because it's missing storage features, it's difficult to use for much else.
VMware's new Virtual Volumes allow virtual machines and applications to be better allocated to storage. The feature is now available in beta.
VSphere allows users to set up custom alarms to alert them when capacity or memory is low. Learn how they can be especially helpful when using thin provisioning.
In this tip, Judith Myerson reviews the five steps necessary to build search indexes using Amazon CloudSearch, a helpful tool for building search indexes for documents in the cloud.
David Linthicum explains the connection between AWS and DevOps, how it brings together development and operations to produce better applications and reduce the time it takes to improve and deploy them, and the Amazon Web Services that support it.
Use AWS CloudFront to optimize the delivery of static content to users and to accelerate dynamic content. This makes the service more useful for non-video-related apps, such as speeding the distribution of user-generated and personalized content.
Ensuring your data protection policy will actually work when needed may require the use of multiple monitoring tools.
RackWare turns its cloud application migration software into an automated DR tool by adding failback, failover and building on migration.
In this Storage Decisions video, find out why Jon Toigo says that automation is necessary for resource pooling and how virtualization adds complexity.
Virtual data protection strategies require admins to modernize production and protection at the same time to lessen the impact on performance.
When a custom app developer switched its AIX backup to Windows-based TSM integrated appliances, the project required re-architecting Tivoli databases and machine-by-machine migration of individual AIX clients to Windows Server 2008.
Mobile device data protection is growing in importance, but challenges remain.
BitTorrent said NAS fits with its peer-to-peer file-sharing protocol, lines up native Sync support with NAS vendors Seagate, Overland and NetGear.
Thecus announces OS updates to its NAS lineup while Synology America launches a RackStation model and standardizes warranties on its XS+/XS models.
Hewlett-Packard unveils entry-level MSA shared storage system; HP upgrades StoreEasy NAS quality of service and expands capacity for StoreOnce 4500.
All-flash storage arrays share the common trait of being fast, but once you get past the speed, there's still a lot to consider.
Warmed-over or half-baked technology ideas might produce profits for the vendors that manufacture them, but they won't solve storage puzzles.
You may feel like a mouse in a maze if you're shopping for data storage systems these days.
News of a Nirvanix partnership filled in some details about Dell's cloud storage strategy, but the company still treats its cloud plans as a secret.
In our latest Storage Radio podcast, SearchStorage.com editors discuss the Riverbed Whitewater cloud data backup appliance for enterprise backups.
Deduplication is an important strategy for disaster recovery. Learn more about data dedupe solutions in this expert tip by Paul Kirvan.