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Advance Your Data Analytics Performance in a ‘Flash’

Jul 28, 2016 |

According to Deep Thought, the supercomputer from the sci-fi classic Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the answer to the meaning of life is the number 42. This goes to show that simply having data doesn’t necessarily translate to valuable insights. Read more…

Meet Alluxio, the Distributed File System Formerly Known as Tachyon

Feb 23, 2016 |

Today marks the availability of Alluxio 1.0, the first major release of the memory-centric, virtual distributed file system formerly known as Tachyon. The graduate of UC Berkeley’s AMPLab is already being used to manage petabytes of production storage at companies like Barclays, Alibaba, and Baidu, and now its creator, Haoyuan Li, says Alluxio is ready to spread its wings in the bigger big data world. Read more…

AWS Cloud Pact Shows How Far Teradata Has Come

Oct 7, 2015 |

Next year, Teradata will offer its eponymous database as a service on the Amazon Web Services cloud. It will be the first foray onto a public cloud for Teradata, which has come a long way from its proprietary hardware roots. Read more…

DDN Tackles Enterprise Storage Needs as ‘Wolfcreek’ Looms

Jun 30, 2015 |

When it comes to keeping supercomputers fed with data, there are few storage makers that can keep up with DataDirect Networks. But increasingly, DDN is feeling pressure from enterprises that are struggling to keep up with the ongoing data explosion and mixed I/O workloads. Read more…

Deep Dive Into HP’s New HPC & Big Data Business Unit

Jun 5, 2015 |

When HP finally divides into two pieces – HP Inc. (PCs and printers) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (servers and services) – how will the HPC portfolio fare? Views vary of course. Read more…

News In Brief

NetApp Supplements Curiosity Data Flow

Jan 9, 2013 |NetApp’s Richard Bliss noted that his company teamed up with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) of NASA to fulfill the mission’s data needs. In particular, NetApp co-founder Dave Hitz and Nguyen discussed a new data-intensive technique that was set up for the Curiosity landing. Read more…

A Different Einstein on Another Old Problem

Aug 16, 2012 |A central plot point to the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, “The Drumhead,” involved a Klingon spy encrypting information biologically so it could be injected into an unwitting passerby and retrieved later. It seemed like a ridiculous technology reserved for the 24th century. Scientists at the Chinese University of Hong Kong figured out how to do just that. Read more…

Objectfying Big Data Storage

Aug 9, 2012 |Conversations about the viability of object-oriented storage for big data have been frequent lately, so we checked in with NetApp's lead of messaging behind their big data products to talk about what makes this storage paradigm work for some... Read more…

NetApp Partnership Targets Healthcare

Nov 28, 2011 |NetApp has formed a partnership with data archiving and backup vendor Iron Mountain that takes aim at the growing data demands in the healthcare industry. Iron Mountain has roots in the healthcare industry and strengthens NetApp's focus. Read more…

This Just In

Version 2.0 of Splunk App for NetApp Released

Feb 5, 2014 |Splunk Inc., provider of the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced version 2.0 of the Splunk App for NetApp Data ONTAP, which provides comprehensive visibility into the operational health of NetApp Data ONTAP storage systems. The app correlates NetApp data with all other IT data in Splunk Enterprise for a central real-time view of key performance indicators across the entire IT infrastructure. Learn more about the Splunk App for NetApp Data ONTAP on the Splunk website and download the App today for free from the Splunk Apps website. Read more…