Herman Mehling

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Can Declustering Save RAID Storage Technology?

One of the challenges facing RAID storage technology is the growing time needed to rebuild failed disks, which increases...

Server Virtualization Drives Storage Networking Sales

Server virtualization is obviously great business for virtualization software vendors, but the surprise is that it's been even better...

Phase Change Memory: The Next Big Thing...

Phase change memory (PCM) — an emerging non-volatile technology pioneered by Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), Numonyx, Samsung and others —...

Solid State Drives Get Faster with TRIM

If you haven't heard of TRIM by now, get ready to join the growing ranks of the initiated, which...

Solid State Drives Take Out the Garbage

The growing use of solid state drive (SSD) technology in data storage applications is shedding light on the way...

The Future of RAID Storage Technology

RAID has been around since David Patterson, Garth Gibson and Randy Katz first described the data storage reliability and...

SSD Makers Wrestle with Performance Degradation

Solid state drives (SSD) are known for performance that is many times that of hard disk drives (HDDs), but...

Intel, AMD Win Data Storage Business

The chip strategies of data storage vendors can never be neatly lumped into one basket, but they are getting...

IBM, NetApp Take on Virtual I/O Bottlenecks

Virtualization has done wonders for server utilization and consolidation, but packing all those virtual machines onto a single server...