With enterprise SSDs and other technology revolutionizing data storage, file systems face significant strain. What’s to be done?
Storage Technology Section Index
Intel and Micron's new storage technology is faster than flash and cheaper than DRAM. The big question is how it will be adopted.
The speed of your storage device doesn't always directly correspond to the amount of work it can get done.
Storage vendors saw their sales decline last quarter as the industry grappled with tepid demand for enterprise storage arrays, according to …
Henry Newman returns with a look at how to secure firmware against internal and external threats.
Concerns about capacity and other perceived disadvantages lead some storage experts to doubt optical, yet some see value in the format.
There may be some customer angst over suddenly unsupported storage products -- and there might be some quite happy customers.
Cloud storage gateways offer benefits like flexibility, file sharing and improved security.
Secondary hyperconvergence leverages the same sort of foundational scale out and distributed file system as hyperconverged primary storage, …
Deduplication, compression, object storage, IO-improving software and NVMe could help future storage systems deal with increasing data …
Flash storage has come a long way and is now replacing 15k RPM drives. Who are the big flash storage vendors?
Given the hype around Software Defined Storage, it’s important for users to understand the potential problems.
Data copy management offers a ket advantage in complex computing infrastructure, not only for data protection but also for business groups …
Flash technology as it exists has some limitations, yet the cost per gigabyte continues to improve. How is this possible?
A survey of flash storage vendors, including several that Gartner categorized as Visionaries in its MQ.
Just as the NCAA basketball tournament whittles down to the elite eight, we offer eight elite tips for flash storage.
Contrary to vendor hype, flash isn't the answer to all data storage problems. Yet it does make a huge difference in those situations where …
Archival tape remains an essential storage option in a Big Data world with ever more data to backup.
An overview of storage vendors that Gartner identifies as challengers and visionaries.
Think tape is passé for data storage? Tape is not only highly popular, in some sectors its usage is growing.
An overview of some of the leading data storage benchmarks.
In the data storage world, interest in software defined seems to have waned, while the cloud is on the way up.
Columnist Henry Newman bids a fond farewell with a final piece of advice.
Those vendors that claim tape is no longer viable for data storage usually have a vested interest in other storage media.
When it comes to Software Defined Storage deployments, beware of a rip and replace, and demand protection from vendors.