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.
Although EMC looks to TwinStrata technology to turn the cloud into a storage tier from inside a SAN, one customer proves CloudArray has value without a separate SAN for primary, backup and disaster recovery storage.
Analyst George Crump explains the best way to deal with the upfront costs and security issues that come with switching cloud storage providers.
IBM expands its SoftLayer services with Elastic Storage on Cloud, using GPFS and Watson technology.
Independent disaster recovery expert Paul Kirvan discusses advancements in cloud disaster recovery and DR management software that are simplifying IT DR today.
Independent disaster recovery expert Paul Kirvan discusses four important steps to incorporate critical infrastructure resources such as water, electricity, telecommunications, oil and gas, etc. into your DR plan.
Jon Toigo discusses why software-defined products are growing in popularity as differentiation decreases among hardware-specific products.
Independent backup expert Brien Posey discusses what the term 'copy data management' means and how it differs from traditional backup.
Independent backup expert Brien Posey discusses the difference between file sync and share and laptop backups in this Expert Answer.
StorNext 5 and pay-as-you-go pricing included in Quantum DXi6900 backup appliance; challenges four EMC Data Domain configurations.
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.
VMware isn't the right fit for everyone, so what's the next step? There are options, like cloud, if you want to move away from VMware.
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.
VMware Horizon 6 includes remote app publishing similar to XenApp, and the company launched an incentive program to seduce Citrix shops over to its side. The grass may not be greener in Palo Alto, however.
Citrix's new desktop CTO has brought the focus back to the company's tried and true XenApp platform, and has concerns about loose data security practices in the cloud and within organizations, where Snowden-like breaches can occur.
Are the VDI capabilities in Google Chromebooks enough to combat low power and limited VPN options? IT admins weigh in on this low-cost alternative for enterprise deployment.