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.
IBM expands its SoftLayer services with Elastic Storage on Cloud, using GPFS and Watson technology.
Microsoft plans to use InMage Scout software as a piece of its cloud disaster recovery offering and to run on a data protection appliance.
NetApp and EMC join the lineup of storage vendors gearing up to support Microsoft Azure by linking private storage to the public cloud.
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.
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.
In this podcast, we talk with Christian Mohn about the VMware Marvin speculation and what we're expecting to see at VMworld 2014.
You know what virtualized storage is, but software-defined storage, or SDS, has its advantages as well.
Shared virtual hard disks can make it a lot easier to create guest clusters in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V.
Automating VDI image creation shrinks the margin of error, combats performance problems and eases image management. At a BriForum 2014 session this week, attendees learned how to automate golden images with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
Sometimes the user profile management utilities that are built into your vendors' VDI product are enough. But if you have more advanced needs than allowing workers to personalize their desktops, you might need third-party tools.
Desktop and server virtualization are different beasts, and not knowing the difference can put your VDI deployment in hot water.