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Achieving Data Accessibility and Durability, Without Making Copies

Mar 30, 2021 |

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, legacy approaches to these processes have contributed to data bloat. Read more…

Why Object Storage Is the Answer to AI’s Biggest Challenge

Jan 27, 2021 |

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored just how critical it is to be able to quickly analyze and interpret data — and the invaluable role that artificial intelligence and machine learning play in savvy decision-making. Read more…

2021 Predictions 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…

News In Brief

Redis Nabs $110 Million in VC Funding as Deployments Grow

Apr 7, 2021 |

Following the latest Series G round of funding in the amount of $110 million, NoSQL database vendor Redis Labs is worth more than $2 billion, the company announced today. That additional venture funding will help the company to continue positioning the product as a versatile real-time data platform for the cloud. Read more…

Penguin’s DeepData Integrates Red Hat Ceph Storage

Apr 2, 2021 |

Penguin Computing, the HPC, AI and enterprise data center vendor, is collaborating with IBM’s Red Hat unit and Seagate Technology to offer scalable storage options for data-driven applications. The software-defined approach is positioned as a complement to existing monolithic appliance storage that is proving unable to keep pace with big data. Read more…

AWS Adds Explainability to SageMaker

Mar 31, 2021 |

Amazon Web Services is adding an AI explainability reporting feature to its SageMaker machine learning model builder aimed at improving model accuracy.

SageMaker Autopilot now generates a model explainability report via SageMaker Clarify, the Amazon tool used to detect algorithmic bias while increasing the transparency of machine learning models. Read more…

HPE Expands Ezmeral Portfolio, Ecosystem

Mar 17, 2021 |

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced new cloud infrastructure and analytics products and partnerships this week built around its Ezmeral software portfolio, including a new data fabric integrated into the Ezmeral container platform and machine learning operations. Read more…

Space-Based Storage Prepares for Launch

Feb 23, 2021 |

Diminishing returns on costly data center investments—facilities already bulging at the seams—are engendering novel architectures for storing data. Early prototypes such as Microsoft’s submersible data center address cooling requirements and reliability issues. Read more…

This Just In

Filebase Raises $2M Led by Multicoin Capital to Unify Decentralized Storage Networks

Apr 20, 2021 |

BOSTON, April 20, 2021 — Filebase, an object storage platform powered by decentralized storage networks, today announced a $2M seed round led by Multicoin Capital with participation from Version One Ventures and notable angels like Ryan Selkis. Read more…

New Data Sharing Tool Boosts Researchers’ Ability to Work with Ultra Large Data Sets

Apr 14, 2021 |

April 14, 2021 — When the Dark Energy Science Collaboration (DESC), one of the projects associated with the upcoming Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST), needed a fast, secure, and convenient way to share large data sets with scientists around the world, they turned to the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) for help. Read more…

KIOXIA’s PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs Now Qualified with NVIDIA Magnum IO GPUDirect Storage

Apr 14, 2021 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 14, 2021 — KIOXIA America, Inc. today announced that its lineup of CM6 Series PCIe 4.0 enterprise NVMe SSDs has been successfully tested and certified to support NVIDIA’s Magnum IO GPUDirect Storage. Read more…

Kirk Borne to Deliver Keynote at Inaugural DataYap Conference, April 17

Apr 13, 2021 |

April 13, 2021 — The inaugural DataYap Conference will be held virtually on April 17, 2021 from 9:30am – 6:30pm CDT. At this conference interested attendees will receive a detailed view of some of the hottest issues in the data and technology space.

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DataCore Announces Swarm Object Storage Software to Help Manage Petabyte-Scale Data

Apr 13, 2021 |

FT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 13, 2021 — DataCore Software today announced global availability of DataCore Swarm object storage software. Swarm is now available through hundreds of channel partners worldwide, completing the company’s portfolio of best-of-breed software-defined storage solutions for block, file, and object—from a single vendor, with award-winning customer support. Read more…