FaceBook’s New Server and Storage Line Targets Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics and Video Applications

Facebook announced a new line of server and storage hardware at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit 2017. In a blog post yesterday, Facebook Technical Program Manager Arlene Gabriana Murillo highlighted the need for next generation hardware to handle millions of hours of video, massive amounts of photo files and interactiveaudio and video communication on Facebook messenger.  Scalable Storage Facebook […]

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Database Scalability : Vertical Scaling vs Horizontal Scaling

This post was contributed by Tony Branson.  Every organization must have the ability to handle an increase or decrease in the business demands. So, it is crucial that businesses are equipped with database scalability. Let’s read more about it. Database Scalability Scalability means the ability to expand the computer resources to handle the exponential growth   of work. It refers to […]

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HPE StoreVirtual 3200 and MSA 2042 to Empower Small Businesses with More than ‘Good Enough’ Storage

Even with the emergence of the public cloud as a viable option for cheap storage especially for Small and Midsized Businesses (SMBs) and startups, there is still a market for on-premise storage – at least  that’s the message you would get when you see the latest product announcement from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The company announced new shared storage solutions […]

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Nutanix vs VMware Hyper-Converged Infrastructure War on Performance and Flexibility

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure players are in the headlines for many reasons but the recent tussle between Nutanix and VMware camps has received utmost attention. Steve Kaplan, VP Channels at Nutanix first posted 10 Reasons why Nutanix leads the hyper-converged industry followed by Chuck Hollis,Chief Strategist, VMware Storage and Availability Business Unit in his blog on 10 Reasons why VMware is leading the hyper-converged industry. So what’s the battle about? […]

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IBM FlashSystem V9000 Combines Fast Flash and Software Defined Storage Technologies

In addition to showing progress in cloud execution at last week’s InterConnect 2015, IBM also announced new all-flash enterprise storage solutions that are suitable for applications aimed at providing real-time analytical insights. The company claims that the new solutions offer 50 times better performance than traditional enterprise storage, and up to four times better capacity in less rack space than EMC XtremIO […]

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Samsung 1TB SSD – Will You Carry One In Your Pocket?

If you were following CES 2015, you couldn’t have missed this. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced the Samsung Portable SSD T1, a stylish, external portable solid state drive (SSD) that represents a new standard of storage for today’s digital life. Designed for speed and security without sacrificing style, the Portable SSD T1 is ideal for business travelers, creative professionals and content creators […]

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