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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. Li started developing Tachyon four years ago under AMPLab advisors Ion Stoicia and Scott Shenker 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. It wasn’t that long ago that all Teradata (NYSE: TDC) deployments required an investment in proprietary hardware by the customer. The company sold its flagship Teradata Database—desired by large companies for its fast analytic processing on large datasets—as a pre-configured 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. That’s where DDN’s forthcoming high-end storage array for the broader enterprise market, codenamed “Wolfcreek,” comes into play. Wolfcreek is DDN‘s next generation converged architecture for enterprise customers. The system borrows technology from DDN’s SFA12k line of 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. The split is meant to let the ‘new’ companies shed distraction and sharpen focus. HPC will live within HP Enterprise, but perhaps surprisingly not by itself. Instead HPC is being combined with big data into a single global business unit, HPC & Big Data, created in March and led Read more…

Top Five Use Cases Where All-Flash Arrays are Most Cost Efficient

Nov 4, 2013 |

Solid state or flash based storage is a more expensive storage media when compared to HDDs on a dollar per gigabyte basis ($/GB). Yet, when intelligently integrated into a system with storage optimization technologies, storage vendors lower the acquisition cost and overall total cost of ownership (TCO). Moreover, $/IO is lowest with the use of solid state storage and dramatically lowers cost in several use cases.

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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.

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.

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…

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.

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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.