Online marketer Pentius turned to server flash cache to accelerate performance for OLTP, with an assist from PernixData FVP clustering software.
Key to OCZ's new SQL Accelerator is Direct Pass Caching software that abstracts data at the block level.
Marc Staimer of Dragon Slayer Consulting explains what causes read disturbs and how flash vendors are mitigating the issue.
Gridstore beefs up capacity for its Hyper-V storage arrays and integrates management through Microsoft Windows Systems Center.
NCS launches hyper-converged systems with storage, compute and networking to handle a virtual desktop infrastructure with up to 5,000 VMs.
If you're still buying separate servers, network and storage, you might consider converged infrastructure systems as a modern alternative.
AWS CloudTrail is a Web service that keeps track of AWS API calls in your account and stores logs from multiple accounts and multiple regions in the same S3 bucket. Learn to turn on AWS CloudTrail and to find and read log files.
AWS storage services include Simple Storage Service, Elastic Block Storage, Glacier storage and DynamoDB. Here is a breakdown of each service's characteristics and what it provides based on application requirements.
Is AWS AutoScaling the best method for your enterprise workloads or is predictive scaling better? As with all system-level decisions, you need to understand load patterns and expected performance behavior to make the best decision.
Jon Toigo discusses why software-defined products are growing in popularity as differentiation decreases among hardware-specific products.
Jon Toigo discusses whether software-defined data centers are an advancement or just a recasting of already familiar technologies.
In this segment of his Storage Decisions presentation, Jon Toigo discusses myths about software-defined data centers and disaster recovery.
StorNext 5 and pay-as-you-go pricing included in Quantum DXi6900 backup appliance; challenges four EMC Data Domain configurations.
Brien Posey discusses how the ability to replicate and run virtual machines in the cloud is changing data protection and DR for SMBs.
Independent backup expert Brien Posey discusses whether backup modernization is vendor hype and whether it means the end of legacy backup.
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.
Red Hat's first Ceph upgrade since its Inktank acquisition adds erasure coding, cache tiering and management updates.
DDN's high-performance computing storage systems provide Department of Energy lab with 75 GBps read/write operations and eliminates bottlenecks.
EMC spins out two new Isilon NAS models, including one for Hadoop analytics, and adds flash read cache.
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.