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MinIO Bolsters Enterprise Chops with K8s Integration

If you’re in the market for a modern, S3-compatible object storage system that works in multi- and hybrid-cloud environments, you may want to keep your eyes on MinIO, which today unveiled a trio of software updates tha Read more…

Achieving Data Accessibility and Durability, Without Making Copies

As the volume of large-scale unstructured data increases across the enterprise, there is commensurate need for scalable file storage and management. Alongside the shift from on-premises data to multi-cloud solutions, leg Read more…

Lenovo Looks to Unify Data Management

A set of data management building blocks unveiled this week by Lenovo’s Data Center Group seeks to unify data from edge to cloud via new data management software, an all-flash storage array that supports object storage Read more…

Did Dremio Just Make Data Warehouses Obsolete?

Imagine that your users can query a cloud object store from their favorite BI tools, and get responses back in less than a second. Would you still pay for a dedicated cloud data warehouse at that point? According to Drem Read more…

Cloudian Pins Container Hopes on K8s Operator

Object storage systems like Amazon S3 are currently winning the big data storage battle, thanks to low costs and infinite capacities. But getting object stores to work with containerized applications isn’t always strai Read more…

Confluent Goes ‘Infinite’ with Kafka Cloud Storage

Companies that want to store oodles of event data in Kafka but don’t want to pay oodles of dollars may be interested in the new “infinite storage” option unveiled today by Confluent. The Kafka company says the new Read more…

Object Stores Starting to Look Like Databases

Don’t look now, but object stores – those vast repositories of data sitting behind an S3 API – are beginning to resemble databases. They’re obviously still separate categories today, but as the next-generation da Read more…

Red Hat Ceph 4 Automates Data Management

Data-driven workloads like machine learning and analytics along with the growing demands of distributed application development are driving object storage repositories. Hence, vendors are releasing petabyte-scale options Read more…

Storage in the Exabyte Era

Back in 2010, a petabyte was considered a lot of data for a single company to have. But today, petabyte is child’s play, and the biggest enterprises are managing data stored in the exabyte range. Finding economical way Read more…

Cloudian, Splunk Unchain Compute, Storage

Splunk has decoupled the computing and storage layers of its architecture, providing a way for customers to scale storage independent from computing. The machine data analytics specialist working with storage partner Read more…

Storage and Networking Bytes: PCIe5, OpenShift, and Veeam

Welcome to Storage and Networking Bytes, a new Datanami feature dedicated to covering the latest in storage, networking, and backup technology. In this inaugural column, we’ll take a look at Red Hat’s new software-de Read more…

VMware Widens Its Kubernetes Embrace

VMware continues to move closer to Kubernetes-based containers for managing virtual machines and other cloud infrastructure, reflecting the growing consensus the cluster orchestrator represents a more agile form of virtu Read more…

Big Data Predictions: What 2020 Will Bring

With just over a week left on the 2019 calendar, it’s now time for predictions. We’ll run several stories featuring the 2020 predictions of industry experts and observers in the field. It all starts today with what i Read more…

Seeing the Big Picture on Big Data Market Shift

Hidden from view in the "I want to be data-driven" conversation are the nitty-gritty details of how actually to become a data-driven organization. The grand hope is that artificial intelligence, in the guise of machine l Read more…

MinIO Enjoying Role in Emerging Cloud Architecture

In the post-Hadoop world, object storage systems have become the new favored place to park petabytes of data, with Amazon S3 leading the way among cloud providers. But when organizations are looking for on-premise object Read more…

Google Touts Stable Cloud Storage Prices

Thomas Kurian, who succeeded Diane Greene last November as chief of Google Cloud, has been outspoken about plans to compete more aggressively in the cutthroat public cloud market. Among his first moves was announcing pla Read more…

New Cloudera Plots a Course Toward a Unified Future

The merger of Hortonworks and Cloudera will eliminate competition in the market for big data platforms and create a clear leader in the space. Once the transaction is complete, the new Cloudera will embark upon the chall Read more…

Cloudian Sees $94M for Object Funding

One of Cloudian's customers has 80 petabytes data under management on Cloudian's object storage software, which would qualify as "big data" in most people's dictionaries. Now the San Mateo, California company has another Read more…

The Future of Storage: Software

In the previous story in this series, we looked at innovations occurring in storage hardware. Now it's time to turn our attention to what's going on in storage software, where innovation continues to push the boundaries Read more…

Scality Adds New Investor in Latest Funding Round

Scality, the software-defined object and cloud storage vendor, is extending its push into the multi-cloud data control sector with the closing of a $60 million funding round. The storage management and infrastructure Read more…

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