| Article Published January 15, 2014
From which technologies are favored to which vendors are leading the way, the data storage market is changing dramatically.
Tags : data storage, CPU, Servers & Services, RAID, disk drive, data strategy
| Article Published September 05, 2013
The latest version leverages faster SAS RAID-on-Chip (RoC) controllers and maxCache Plus tiering technology.
Tags : networking, enterprise storage, RAID, tiering, PMC
| Article Published June 26, 2013
The upfront purchase price is just a fraction of the total costs associated with storage arrays.
Tags : SSD, RAID, TCO, total cost of ownership, array, HDD, Storage
| Article Published June 12, 2013
IT storage administrators will need to understand data storage appliances if they want to remain employed.
Tags : Hadoop, SSD, RAID, Lustre, Storage Appliances, big data, GPFS
| Article Published April 22, 2013
The idea of adding cache to storage is coming back into vogue again.
Tags : Flash, cache, SSD, disk drives, RAID, hybrid, appliance, Storage
| Article Published February 05, 2013
In most cases, archive storage costs more than users expect it should.
Tags : RAID, archive, Storage
| Article Published December 19, 2012
RAID can't keep up with ever-increasing drive size, but solutions like Dynamic Disk Pools offer a potential solution.
Tags : enterprise storage, NetApp, RAID
| Article Published February 27, 2012
Looking to add capacity but not complexity? Addonics' RAID Tower XIII20 can deliver up to 20 3.5" drive bays presented as four individual storage devices over an eSATA or USB 3.0 interface, for a price that helps make it well suited for many departmental or remote office environments.
Tags : RAID, SATA, Addonics, USB storage
| Article Published December 20, 2011
Henry Newman revisits his 2011 predictions for the storage industry and prognosticates about 2012 and beyond.
Tags : security, cloud security, SSD, RAID, IOPS, Storage
| Article Published November 11, 2011
The vendors would not deliver the promised hardware for our real-world testing. We ponder why and issue a challenge.
Tags : Linux, RAID, file system, Storage, xfs, fsck
| Article Published November 08, 2011
Taiwan firm pairs portable hard-drive enclosures with RAID external storage systems to help secure the mobile workforce.
Tags : data storage, security, RAID, DAS, storage hardware
| Article Published October 20, 2011
Thanks to many years of government investment, most of the major storage developments have occurred in the United States. With few ground-breaking changes on the horizon, will the United States hold the lead or will another nation take the reins?
Tags : government, RAID, standards, storage technologies, file system, Storage
| Article Published October 11, 2011
Overland Storage unveils SnapServer DX, a new unified NAS and iSCSI SAN device that leverages RAID technology to eliminate the need to provision storage capacity.
Tags : SAN, NAS, RAID, iSCSI, Overland Storage, Unified Storage, Overland Snap Server
| Article Published September 12, 2011
If you have servers or storage devices, chances are you have at least a component or two from LSI Corp's arsenal of RAID and HBAs, controllers, SAS switches, PCIe-based solid state storage adapters and various software options, which are all sold through major server and storage OEMs as well as through the reseller channel.
Tags : RAID, SAS, PCIe, LSI, RAID Controller, HBA
| Article Published June 17, 2011
Our examination of the ever-growing Linux file system scaling problem continues. In part 2 of our State of File Systems Technology series, Jeff Layton describes the approach and specs to be used in running the fsck wall clock time benchmark/test.
Tags : testing, Dell, RAID, file system, xfs, fsck
| Article Published June 01, 2011
Wondering why your ext 3/4 maxes out at five disk drives and what you can do about? Henry Newman and Jeff Layton are going under the hood in this four-part series to determine what is at the heart of the ever-growing file system scaling problem. This installment explains the problem and what their testing and evaluation process will be.
Tags : RAID, file system, big data, Storage, xfs
| Article Published March 04, 2011
LSI is shipping to the channel its second-generation 6Gbps SAS/SATA MegaRAID controllers.
Tags : RAID, RAID Controller
| Article Published December 18, 2010
PMC-Sierra claims up to 2GBps sustained data transfer rate.
Tags : RAID, SAS, PMC-Sierra, PMC
| Article Published October 07, 2010
Data Robotics, Dot Hill and MicroNet Technology have each refreshed their mid-range RAID storage products for small and medium-size businesses (SMB).
Tags : RAID, Data Robotics, Dot Hill, MicroNet Technology, RAID array
| Article Published August 20, 2010
Whether you have a controller card on your PC or a high-end mission-critical enterprise array, you can configure RAID to make the most of your storage performance if you know a few things about your data and file system.
Tags : RAID, RAID Controller, Storage Performance
| Article Published August 09, 2010
For computers not equipped with USB 3.0 the unit is backward compatible with USB 2.0.
Tags : RAID, RAID storage, storage system
| Article Published July 13, 2010
There has been some new activity in the RAID arena with companies like Infortrend and Arena-MaxTronic adding to their respective product families, according to a recent report from sister site InfoStor.com.
Tags : SSD, RAID, encryption, RAID storage, SSD RAID Array
| Article Published July 12, 2010
This article highlights different approaches to using RAID technology in self-healing storage systems.
Tags : RAID
| Article Published July 08, 2010
Storage systems with advances software functionality can negate potential performance impact.
Tags : thin provisioning, RAID, storage system
| Article Published June 29, 2010
With reports of failed rebuilds and lost data, RAID 5 may be a painful failure.
Tags : RAID, RAID storage
| Article Published June 01, 2010
Pricing for the 3200 Memory Array is on par with traditional hard disk drive
Tags : SSD, RAID, Solid State Storage, SSD RAID Array
| Article Published May 21, 2010
The company has announced the seamless integration of Drobo FS and Apple Time Machine.
Tags : storage networking, RAID, file sharing, Drobo FS, Applt Time Machine
| Article Published May 20, 2010
Panasas and IBM are just two of the storage vendors turning to an old idea to improve RAID rebuild times.
Tags : IBM, data protection, RAID, RAID storage, Panasas
| Article Published May 18, 2010
Enterprise-class SSDs are just in time to accommodate high throughput brought on by virtualization and the cloud.
Tags : SSD, storage network, RAID, solid state disk, throughput
| Article Published May 11, 2010
PMC-Sierra will acquire Adaptec's channel storage business, includes the RAID storage product line.
Tags : enterprise storage, RAID, Adaptec
| Article Published May 05, 2010
Company CEO, Tom Buiocchi, says that 120,000 units are with customers now.
Tags : data storage, RAID, Drobo, RAID storage, storage system
| Article Published March 25, 2010
The new DS410 DiskStation is built on Synology's DiskStation Manager firmware and offers automatic backup to the cloud.
Tags : NAS, RAID, storage server, Diskstation
| Article Published March 24, 2010
Despite the potential expense the need for SAN services is growing rapidly.
Tags : storage networking, storage network, SAN, Storage area network, RAID
| Article Published March 15, 2010
The company's dual channel iSCSI data storage solutions is available in in 1U and 2U rackmount formats.
Tags : storage virtualization, storage networking, RAID, iSCSI, EtherNet
| Article Published March 09, 2010
New storage management features include cloud backup, encryption, and easy volume manager.
Tags : storage management, backup, RAID, encryption, firmware
| Article Published February 11, 2010
Intel plans to launch its embedded data storage chip in the very near future.
Tags : data storage, Intel, RAID, PCIe, embedded chip
| Article Published February 08, 2010
Promising the best data storage experience ever, Data Robotics has announced its new risk-free 'Buy and Try' program.
Tags : data storage, data, RAID, BeyondRAID
| Article Published December 30, 2009
2009 was all about dramatic change and mergers for the data storage industry.
Tags : Solid-State Drives, RAID, mergers and acquisitions, EMC Cisco VMware alliance, Sun Oracle merger
| Article Published December 29, 2009
The author explains common RAID levels and makes a case for why you should consider RAID 10.
Tags : data protection, RAID, data recovery, RAID controllers, RAID levels
| Article Published December 23, 2009
AMD is using Dot Hill's software RAID technology to save server users the cost of hardware RAID adapters.
Tags : AMD, data protection, RAID, Dot Hill, software RAID
| Article Published November 06, 2009
RAID is laboring to keep up with explosive data growth, but experts see ways to make the technology go further.
Tags : data storage, data protection, RAID, RAID controllers, RAID levels
| Article Published October 09, 2009
Bandwidth and data integrity issues could limit enterprise use of external storage clouds.
Tags : EMC, Cloud Storage, bandwidth, RAID, data integrity
| Article Published September 17, 2009
The long-running data storage technology could be headed for trouble. We look at the problem — and potential solutions.
Tags : data storage, file systems, RAID, data loss, OSD