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The State of Storage: Cloud, IoT, and Data Center Trends

Jul 16, 2019 |

One of the biggest storylines in data storage this year is the explosion of the cloud and the simplicity that cloud storage can bring. But cloud storage isn’t the whole story – not by a long shot – as IoT data generation ramps up and on-prem storage technology continues its evolution. Read more…

AI Ethics and Data Governance: A Virtuous Cycle

May 17, 2019 |

As companies spend billions researching and developing AI, they’re facing meaningful questions related to ethics. What does responsible AI look like? How do you control bias? It’s all very new and cutting edge, and it has serious implications for society. Read more…

Enterprise Reclaims Role as World’s Data Steward

May 3, 2019 |

The enterprise is fast becoming the world’s data steward—again.

In the recent past, consumers were responsible for much of their own data management and storage, doing so locally through endpoints like smartphones, personal PCs, and IoT devices. Read more…

Inside IBM’s Rejiggered Watson Lineup

Apr 5, 2019 |

Think you know Watson? Think again, as IBM has made extensive changes to the lineup of AI and cognitive products and services that bears the name of its founder. Sumit Gupta, the VP of IBM’s AI, machine learning, and HPC efforts, walks Datanami through the Watson re-positioning. Read more…

Adaptability to Change Critical to Surviving Data Tsunami

Feb 25, 2019 |

As data continues to pile up, enterprises that maintain flexible approaches to managing and mining that data are the ones most likely to achieve competitive success, according to Gartner, which recently released its top 10 analytics technologies and trends for 2019. Read more…

News In Brief

Startup Rockset Adds SQL to DynamoDB

Aug 21, 2019 |

Rockset, the serverless search and analytics startup that emerged last fall from stealth mode, this week unveiled its SQL platform targeting NoSQL data from Amazon Web Services’ DynamoDB.

Rockset, San Mateo, Calif., said its real-time SQL capability meets growing requirements among a growing list of DynamoDB users for operational analytics, including the ability to search transactional data and combine data sets. Read more…

Web-to-Cloud Migration Raising Attack Profiles

Aug 2, 2019 |

Most enterprise applications are being transported by cloud services, with only about 15 percent of company traffic currently being handle by traditional web services. A cloud security survey released this week notes that the marked shift to cloud services further underscores the need to layered IT security as more mission-critical applications are shifted to the cloud. Read more…

LinkedIn Unleashes ‘Nearline’ Data Streaming

Jul 22, 2019 |

LinkedIn is releasing its Brooklin data ingestion service to the open source community.

Brooklin has been running in production on the social media platform since 2016. The stateless and distributed service is used primarily for streaming data in near real time—also known as “nearline”—at scale. Read more…

Google Adds Elastifile to Cloud Storage Mix

Jul 10, 2019 |

Since assuming command at Google Cloud last fall, Thomas Kurian has aggressively pursued acquisitions designed to help differentiate its services as customers roll out their multi-cloud strategies.

The ex-Oracle (NYSE: Read more…

Argonne Team Makes Record Globus File Transfer

Jul 10, 2019 |

A team of scientists at Argonne National Laboratory has broken a data transfer record by moving a staggering 2.9 petabytes of data for a research project. 

The data – from three large cosmological simulations – was generated and stored on the Summit supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), which is currently rated as the world’s fastest supercomputer on the Top500 list at nearly 149 Linpack petaflops.  Read more…

This Just In

RAIDIX Introduces New Levels of RAID Arrays and Improved Partial Reconstruction in RAIDIX ERA 3.0

Sep 30, 2019 |

Sept. 30, 2019 — RAIDIX ERA is a software module used to build ultrafast RAID arrays on the basis of the solid-state drives. Compared to previous releases, RAIDIX ERA 3.0 introduces several improvements to enhance productivity and reliability of ERA-based storage solutions.

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Lenovo and RAIDIX Deliver Joint High-Performance Storage Systems

Sep 26, 2019 |

September 26, 2019 — The clients are impressed by the level of performance and options of flexible scaling, corresponding to an expanding amount of recorded and generated data. Storage systems are set up in hardly accessible remote locations, demanding special attention from engineering support teams. Read more…

Wasabi and LucidLink Partner to Deliver Rapid Access to Files for Maximum Productivity

Sep 26, 2019 |

BOSTON, Mass., September 26, 2019 – Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company, announced today their latest partnership with LucidLink, a global innovator of cloud-native file services. Read more…

Igneous Announces DataProtect Backup as-a-Service Direct to AWS

Sep 23, 2019 |

SEATTLE, September 23, 2019 – Igneous, Inc., the Seattle-based company delivering the only Unstructured Data Management (UDM) solution, today announced the release of the software-only version of DataProtect, a backup and archive service that writes data directly to any Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 storage (S3, Standard-IA, Glacier, Glacier Deep Archive). Read more…

Pure Storage Named as a Leader in New Gartner Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage

Sep 23, 2019 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., September 23, 2019 — Pure Storage, the data solutions leader that helps innovators build a better world with data, today announced its leadership position in the new Magic Quadrant for Primary Storage by Gartner, a leading global research firm. Read more…

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