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Intel Optane 3D Xpoint DIMM

Storage trends: What are the best uses for Optane?

While 3D XPoint memory has been shipping as Optane from Intel for two years, it hasn't found a great deal of traction, but a new server DIMM and an upcoming Micron product release may change that.

Intel Optane 3D Xpoint DIMM

Storage trends: What’s the best uses for Optane?

While 3D XPoint memory has been shipping as Optane from Intel for two years, it hasn't found a great deal of traction, but a new server DIMM and an upcoming Micron product release may change that.

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Enterprises tap edge computing for IoT analytics

IoT deployments are fueling investments in edge computing infrastructure, including edge gateways and hyperconverged infrastructure.

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Samsung introduces SSDs it claims will 'never die'

Samsung introduced a new generation of SSD memory chips that have fail-in-place technology, which allows the chips to gracefully recover from chip failure.

big data / data center / server racks / storage / binary code / analytics

Backup the data in cloud block storage

If you use Amazon Web Services Elastic Block store, it warrants backup to avoid possible data loss in the event of an outage, human error or software error.

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Dell EMC updates PowerMax storage systems

Dell EMC has updated its PowerMax line of enterprise storage systems to offer Intel’s Optane persistent storage and NVMe-over-Fabric, both of which will give the PowerMax a big boost in performance.

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Cisco adds speed, smarts to MDS storage networking family

Cisco brings 64G, Ansible and analytics support to SAN family

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Inside Hyperconvergence: Combining compute, storage and networking

We explain what hyperconvergence is and how the latest breakthroughs in hyperconverged infrastructure make it a flexible IT framework for small and large enterprises alike.

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NVMe over Fabrics enterprise storage spec enters final review process

The NVMe over Fabric (NVMe-oF) architecture is closer to becoming a formal specification. It's expected improve storage network fabric communications and network performance.

Edge Computing

Storage management a weak area for most enterprises

Companies are adopting technology for such things as AI, machine learning, edge computing and IoT, but still use legacy storage that can't handle those workloads.

big data / data center / server racks / storage / binary code / analytics

IBM expands its storage management software to support competitor products

Users of non-IBM storage systems can now use IBM's metadata management software, Spectrum Discover, for unstructured data.

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Seagate, Cloudian partner for high-density storage as a service

Data storage software vendor Cloudian has teamed up with Seagate Technology to offer a private cloud storage platform aimed at artificial intelligence (AI) and network-edge workloads.

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HPE promises 100% reliability with its new storage system

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's new enterprise-class storage option, Primera, uses artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to deliver 100% reliability guaranteed.

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Western Digital launches open-source zettabyte storage initiative

Western Digital's Zoned Storage initiative uses new technology to create more efficient zettabyte-scale data storage for data centers by improving how data is organized when it is stored.

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Oracle updates Exadata at long last with AI and machine learning abilities

Oracle announced an update to its Oracle Exadata Database Machine X8 server line that includes artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities, plus support for hybrid cloud.

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Dell and Cisco extend VxBlock integration with new features

Dell EMC and Cisco took another step in their alliance, announcing plans to expand VxBlock 1000 integration across servers, networking, storage, and data protection.

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For enterprise storage, persistent memory is here to stay

Persistent memory – also known as storage class memory – has tantalized data center operators for many years. A new technology promises the key to success.

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What is sharding? It's one way blockchain can scale

Sharding is one of several methods being tested by start-ups, developers and current blockchain platforms to see if it can help developers finally address blockchain's scalability problem.

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