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Inside Hitachi Vantara’s Very Ambitious Data Agenda

Oct 1, 2018 |

FPGAs and object storage systems. NVMe storage and ML model management. IoT edge computing and converged server infrastructure. It would be a big understatement to say that Hitachi Vantara has a lot going on, but it also might be why the company is so interesting to watch, and why you might want to keep an eye on it, too. Read more…

The Future of Storage: Software

Aug 3, 2018 |

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 of what is possible. Read more…

The Future of Storage: Hardware

Jul 26, 2018 |

Fueled by massive growth in data creation, the state of data storage hardware is evolving at a considerable rate at the moment. Much of the innovation occurring today is tied to solid state flash drives and non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies, running both on-premise and in the cloud. Read more…

Q&A With a MongoDB CTO

Jun 29, 2018 |

When it comes to database companies, few have had as good a run as MongoDB over the past year. With an IPO last fall and a cloud business that’s booming, the New York City firm is flying high. Read more…

Power Laws and the Never-Ending Big Data Boom

Jun 20, 2018 |

We’re about a decade into the big data boom, which may seem like a lifetime for those who have worked through it. But in many ways, we’re just getting started with what big data and AI technology is capable of giving us, Forrester principal analyst Brian Hopkins said at Hortonworks DataWorks Summit yesterday. Read more…

News In Brief

Cloudian Sees $94M for Object Funding

Aug 29, 2018 |

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 big number to share: Read more…

Azure SQL Warehouse Gets New Data Link

Aug 17, 2018 |

Data integrators continue to roll out connections between huge data stores and public cloud data warehouses. The latest comes from Talend, which this week unveiled a data fabric “uploader” designed to help ingest big data to Microsoft’s upgraded cloud analytics platform, Azure SQL data warehouse. Read more…

Inside Fortnite’s Massive Data Analytics Pipeline

Jul 31, 2018 |

With 125 million players around the world, Fortnite has set a new standard of success for massively multi-player games. But pulling together all the servers, databases, and data pipelines to manage 92 million events per minute was no small feat, as Epic Games’ Read more…

Qlik Acquires Data Manager

Jul 24, 2018 |

Big data vendors seeking to diversify keep getting bigger, the latest example being data analytics vendor Qlik’s acquisition of enterprise data management startup Podium Data.

Qlik, Radnor, PA, said this week the acquisition of Podium Data would accelerate its shift beyond data analytics as it pursues a multi-cloud strategy aimed at helping customers squeeze more value out of data that can then be used across organizations. Read more…

Transforming ‘Data Swamps’ into Data Lakes

Jul 17, 2018 |

Data lakes and the growing number of analytics tools emerging to access their contents are expanding the universe of business users able to reap insights via what a new survey calls “point-and-click” accessibility. Read more…

This Just In

Condusiv: System Capabilities Challenged As Data Warehouses Expand to Lakes

Oct 17, 2018 |

Oct. 17, 2018 — According to a report from the Aberdeen Group, the average company is experiencing data volume growth of more than 50% per year, from an average of 33 different sources. Read more…

Nyriad and Datacom Sign Agreement for Blockchain-Enabled, AI-Ready Storage Into Australia

Oct 11, 2018 |

CAMBRIDGE, New Zealand, Oct. 11, 2018 — Nyriad has signed an exclusive agreement with Datacom to develop and deploy a next-generation computational storage solution for secure, collaborative processing of data in the Australian market. Read more…

Violin Debuts New Extreme Performance Storage Solution

Oct 2, 2018 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2018 – Violin Systems LLC today announced the latest addition to the Violin Extreme Performance Storage Platform family, the Violin XVS 8, which delivers consistent high performance with low latency and enterprise-class data services, enabling customers to accelerate business-critical workloads while significantly reducing IT infrastructure costs. Read more…

Quobyte Outlines Keys to Building Scalable Storage

Sep 18, 2018 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 — Hyperscale data centers need enormous capacities for high-performance computing, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, containerized infrastructures, and other challenging modern workloads. Environments with billions of files and hundreds of petabytes delivering 24/7 applications all require large, complex, future-capable storage installations. Read more…

Pure Storage Introduces Data Hub Architecture

Sep 12, 2018 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.Sept. 12, 2018 — Pure Storage (NYSE : PSTG ), the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, today introduced a data hub, the company’s vision to modernize storage architecture for unstructured, data-intensive workloads. Read more…

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