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The Journey to Effective Data Management in HPC

Jul 23, 2020 |

Imagine a simple interface for data search across an organization’s local and cloud storage. The search would return relevant data types, their location, and automatically extracted metadata. From there, advanced analytics could be performed in a serverless environment, and scale seamlessly to the cloud as needed. Read more…

Blurred Storage Lines: Clouds That Appear Like On-Prem

Jul 31, 2019 |

Cloud storage is growing fast as companies look to take advantage of low cost and flexible storage options for terabytes and petabytes of data. But for all the convenience of cloud storage, sometimes it’s just better when data is closer. Read more…

Quobyte Plugs TensorFlow Into Scale-Out File System

Apr 16, 2019 |

Quobyte designed its file system with scalability in mind. It also designed it to handle multiple types of files and workload without burdening human administrators with extra complexity. Both of those characteristics are at play with today’s addition of a TensorFlow plug-in for machine learning workloads on the Quobyte Data Center File System. Read more…

Amazon S3 Dominance Spawns Storage Challengers

Sep 20, 2017 |

When it comes to storing data, Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) is a runaway success. With trillions of files under management spanning many exabytes worth of data, S3 is the largest digital storage system in the known universe. Read more…

Quantum Adds Global Smarts to StorNext File System

Apr 20, 2017 |

Companies that use Quantum’s StorNext platform to store massive amounts of data this week got a glimpse of new storage capabilities that should make it easier to access their data horde from anywhere in the world. 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…

Quantcast Opens Exabyte-Ready File System

Oct 1, 2012 |When ingesting data volumes that tip the multi-exabyte per year scales, even the most notorious, robust systems for managing scale can start to crumble under their own weight. When the cost and complexity of this volume mount, what’s a growing company to do but look beyond the buzz for its own solutions?...We speak with Quantcast CEO and VP of R&D about the.... Read more…

SC11 Video Feature: Garth Gibson on RAID, Roots and Reliability

Nov 18, 2011 |In this video feature, we sit down with Garth Gibson, co-founder and CTO of high performance storage company, Panasas. During our chat we touch on the roots of his company, explore the way file systems have evolved to meet new demands, and wrap up with a section on big data and the storage demands behind it. Read more…
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