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Rodney Brown
Rodney Brown, Editor, 10/1/2014   Comment now  
Last week Microsoft announced a new type of virtual machine you can order when you pick its cloud service, Azure. One of its defining characteristics is the use of SSDs for storage -- something that was claimed as a done deal more than two years ago.
Rodney Brown
Rodney Brown, Editor, 9/30/2014   Comment now   5 comments
Well, there is good news and there is bad news -- at least when it comes to how you answered our last poll question: "Storage performance is growing, and costs are dropping, but what are you doing to reduce how much you have to store?"
Ed Grochowski
Ed Grochowski, Consultant, 9/29/2014   Comment now   4 comments
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have been of interest as memory and storage device materials since their discovery in 1990, and the potential applications of these materials to a wide spectrum of uses remain to this day. CNTs are members of the fullerene family of materials and are based on the ability of carbon atoms to assemble into long tubes bonded in a ...
Rodney Brown
Rodney Brown, Editor, 9/26/2014   Comment now   23 comments
The blog that drove the thinking behind this week's poll question (check it out on the right, or visit Less To Store) was a recent one on our sister site Network Computing. In it, commentator Vaughan Stewart looked at some ways to reduce the size of the datasets a company uses.
Rodney Brown
Rodney Brown, Editor, 9/25/2014   Comment now   22 comments
There has been a lot of punditry put down in writing over the past few days about the news that EMC has been shopping itself around to potential buyers or partners. One thing is clear throughout all of it -- flash-based storage is changing the storage game.
Jim O'Reilly
Jim O'Reilly, Storage Engineer, 9/24/2014   Comment now   18 comments
The old staple of storage data protection, RAID, is being complemented today by two new techniques that address some of the issues arising from very fast and very large drives. The new approaches are replication, which involves making copies of files or objects on different storage appliances, and erasure coding.
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EMC's Smart Buys Missed the Flash Boat
Rodney Brown, Editor, 9/25/2014
Poll: Good News & Bad News About Data Reduction
Rodney Brown, Editor, 9/30/2014
Carbon Nanotubes in Memory & Storage Devices
Ed Grochowski, Consultant, 9/29/2014
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The New Economics of Storage
Mary E. Shacklett, President, Transworld Data, 8/28/2014
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