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2021 Prediction from the Edge and IoT

Jan 11, 2021 |

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been lurking on the edge of our networks and our consciousness for some time. With a substantial increase in bandwidth promised via 5G networks, the potential for businesses to seize a competitive advantage in 2021 is sizable. Read more…

2020: A Big Data Year in Review

Dec 18, 2020 |

There are two weeks left in 2020, which means it’s time to exhale a bit and see where we’ve gone. It’s been a bumpy ride over the previous 50 weeks, for sure. Read more…

Why Databases Are Needed on the Edge

Nov 11, 2020 |

The proliferation of smart devices and the IoT are putting pressure on developers to adopt more sophisticated processes to manage data. Some developers may prefer to continue using simpler file systems to keep track of data, while others want to outsource that responsibility to the cloud. Read more…

The Past and Future of HPDA: A Q&A with Steve Conway

Nov 10, 2020 |

Steve Conway, a senior adviser at Hyperion Research, has been watching the big data market evolve and transform for well over 10 years. You will remember that it was Conway, while at IDC, who coined the term “high performance data analysis,” or HPDA, to reflect the confluence of big data with HPC hardware. Read more…

The Object (Store) of Your Desire

Oct 28, 2020 |

As the data explosion continues to reverberate across the land, organizations are turning to object storage systems to keep it tidy and organized. Public clouds run the biggest and most popular object stores, but there are plenty of other options available for folks who want to store their own data on-prem and avoid the cost and lock-in associated with public clouds. Read more…

News In Brief

Rubrik Eyes Unstructured Data with Igneous Deal

Dec 17, 2020 |

Rubrik, the multi-cloud data manager, moved to bolster its unstructured data management capabilities with the acquisition of Igneous, whose platform provides monitoring and storage for dispersed data.

Rubrik, Palo Alto, Calif., said Wednesday (Dec. Read more…

Lenovo Looks to Unify Data Management

Dec 3, 2020 |

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 as well as AI-driven storage management and a data fabric geared toward data analytics. Read more…

Micron Stacks Higher to Boost 3D NAND Flash

Nov 9, 2020 |

The high-density 3D NAND flash memory unveiled by Micron Technology this week promises to boost storage application performance from the data center to the edge, potentially hastening the enterprise shift to all-flash storage. Read more…

Qumulo Adds Dynamic Scalability to Distributed File System

Nov 9, 2020 |

With the new dynamic scale feature that Qumulo added to its distributed file system today, customers can add any type of storage node to the cluster, and its software will automatically bring it in. Read more…

The Shifting Landscape of Database Systems

Nov 5, 2020 |

3T Software Labs, the company behind the MongoDB NoSQL database tool Studio 3T, has released its 2020 MongoDB Trends Report. The report, which is compiled from four years of interviews and surveys with more than 18,000 data professionals, highlights the shifting landscape of SQL, NoSQL, and multi-model database implementations among their users. Read more…

This Just In

RAIDIX ERA Delivers Enhanced Performance for Kx Streaming Analytics Platform

Jan 15, 2021 |

Jan. 15, 2021 — RAIDIX, a developer of innovative software solutions for storage systems, reports excellent results of applying its ERA technology to the Kx streaming analytics platformRead more…

Weka Nearly Quadruples Growth in Cloud Deployments YOY on COVID Surge

Jan 12, 2021 |

CAMPBELL, Calif., Jan. 12, 2021 — WekaIO (Weka), an innovation leader in high-performance and scalable enterprise-grade file storage, leveraged its capabilities in overcoming the challenges of performance and scale in today’s data centers to expand business opportunities in target use cases that include artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning (DL), machine learning (ML), high performance data analytics (HPDA), financial services (FinServ), high-performance computing (HPC), and life sciences research. Read more…

Novel Distributed Storage Approach Reduces Wait Times

Dec 17, 2020 |

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Dec. 17, 2020 — Most smartphone owners know the frustrations of trying to look through digital photos on a social media app to find the one they want. Read more…

Intel Announces 2nd Gen Optane Memory and Storage Products

Dec 16, 2020 |

Dec. 16, 2020 — What’s New: Today, at Intel’s Memory and Storage 2020 event, the company highlighted six new memory and storage products to help customers meet the challenges of digital transformation. Read more…

Quantum Appoints Former NetApp and Pure Storage Executive Brian Pawlowski as CDO

Dec 16, 2020 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 16, 2020 — Quantum Corp. has announced the expansion of its Executive Leadership Team with the appointment of Brian Pawlowski as Chief Development Officer, alongside two senior executives to accelerate Quantum’s software-defined infrastructure and international growth. Read more…

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