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Storage in the Exabyte Era

Feb 19, 2020 |

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. Read more…

Storage and Networking Bytes: PCIe5, OpenShift, and Veeam

Jan 17, 2020 |

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-defined storage, Rambus’ PCIe5 progress, and the $5-billion acquisition of Veeam by a private equity firm. Read more…

Big Data Predictions: What 2020 Will Bring

Dec 23, 2019 |

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. Read more…

2019: A Big Data Year in Review – Part Two

Dec 20, 2019 |

In part one of this series, we covered some of the biggest news events of the year to cross Datanami’s pages. We pick up where we left off and bring you up to date with the year’s biggest stories through the end of 2019. Read more…

2019: A Big Data Year in Review – Part One

Dec 18, 2019 |

At the beginning of the year, we set out 10 big data trends to watch in 2019. We correctly called some of what unfolded, including a renewed focus on data management and continued rise of Kubernetes (that wasn’t hard to see). Read more…

News In Brief

Red Hat Ceph 4 Automates Data Management

Mar 10, 2020 |

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 for cloud-native development, including a growing list based on open source efforts. Read more…

BigID Introduces Machine Learning-Powered Tools for Discovering and Securing ‘Crown Jewel’ Data

Feb 25, 2020 |

As organizations’ data stores grow, managing – and even identifying – that data becomes an increasingly burdensome and intricate task. Now BigID, a data privacy and protection company, has announced a new set of new tools intended to provide organizations with greater power and understanding over sensitive data. Read more…

Open Raven, a New Enterprise Data Security Platform, Emerges from Stealth

Feb 14, 2020 |

The enterprise data security space has a new player. Yesterday, Open Raven emerged from stealth, promising a “modern data security platform that brings visibility and control to enterprise data protection.” 

At launch, the Open Raven Platform consists of the “Community Edition,” which allows users to conduct automated mapping of cloud and on-prem data stores and manage all their data from a single location: Read more…

Tick Data Comes to BigQuery

Feb 11, 2020 |

A huge batch of tick data, used by financial traders to track the minimum upward or downward movement of stock prices, has been added to Google Cloud Platform, allowing financial analysts to plug pricing and trading data into the cloud vendor’s BigQuery cloud data warehouse. Read more…

Storage and Networking Bytes: 3D XPoint Lawsuit

Feb 10, 2020 |

Intel and Micron are being sued for a portion of the royalties they earn from sales of the 3D XPoint memory-class storage technology they co-developed for a time and brought to market as separate products in 2017 and 2019, respectively. Read more…

This Just In

Simflofy Announced Their Federal Government Products’ Availability to the Private Sector

Mar 20, 2020 |

ATLANTA, March 20, 2020 — Simflofy, a service provider specializing in big data processing through federation of multiple (all) platforms under one management console, announced their Federal Government products’ availability to the private sector, with use in 35 of the Fortune 100 already. Read more…

AutonomouStuff Selects Qumulo to Deliver Autonomous Vehicle Research, Data Analytics and File Solutions

Mar 17, 2020 |

SEATTLE, March 17, 2020 – Qumulo, a hybrid cloud file storage developer, announced that it has partnered with AutonomouStuff, a provider of autonomy-enabling technologies, to bring advanced storage solutions to customers who are revolutionizing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle research and development. Read more…

Nutanix Platform Updated With Features Supporting Big Data and Analytics Applications

Mar 17, 2020 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 17, 2020 — Nutanix announced it extended the Nutanix platform with new features for big data and analytics applications, as well as unstructured data storage. These capabilities, part of Nutanix Objects 2.0, include the ability to manage object data across multiple Nutanix clusters for achieving massive scale, increased object storage capacity per node, and formal Splunk SmartStore certification. Read more…

Quantum Completes Acquisition of ActiveScale Object Storage Business

Mar 17, 2020 |

SAN JOSE, Calif.March 17, 2020 — Quantum Corporation announced it has completed its acquisition of the ActiveScale object storage business from Western Digital Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Western Digital Corp. Read more…

Qumulo Offers Free Cloud Software to Help Healthcare Research Organizations Fight the COVID-19 Outbreak

Mar 16, 2020 |

SEATTLE, March 16, 2020 – Qumulo announced it is offering its cloud-native file software, for free, to public and private sector medical and healthcare research organizations that are working to minimize the spread and impact of the COVID-19 virus. Read more…

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