Category: storage

Your occasional enterprise storage digest, featuring Red Hat, Nexsan, and Scality

Your occasional enterprise storage digest, feat...

January 20, 2020 By King

Nexsan has started up the RoCE road giving faster access to its Assureon archive arrays. IBM-owned Red Hat has added multi-cloud support to its container storage and Scality thinks flash object storage will proliferate at the edge. There are a bunch of other news items below these headline ones. Nexsan archive kit gets RoCE and

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Govt taps cos for suggestions to draw data stor...

January 15, 2020 By King

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday sought suggestions from information technology and ecommerce companies to attract investment in data storage infrastructure as a precursor to a national policy on ecommerce. In a meeting with around 20 companies and industry associations, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) also asked Amazon, Microsoft and WiproNSE -3.79 % to

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Govt taps cos for suggestions to draw data storage funding
DNA as a content storage device is closer than you think

DNA as a content storage device is closer than ...

December 14, 2019 By King

“I could fit all movies ever made inside of this tube,” bioinformatician Dina Zielinski said at the beginning of a TED talk, motioning toward a small glass tube about an inch long containing synthetic DNA. Humans generate, store and consume incomprehensibly large amounts of content on a daily basis — including email, tweets, posts, blogs, pictures, music,

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How to enable Android apps to use SD card stora...

December 8, 2019 By King

Chromebooks, for the most part, don’t come with an abundance of storage. You won’t be seeing a 2TB Chromebook anytime soon, but unless the Chromebook you buy is from Google’s Pixelbook line, that’s not a problem. Almost every Chromebook ever made has either an SD or microSD card slot that allows you to greatly expand

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How to enable Android apps to use SD card storage on a Chromebook
Power storage is the missing link in green-energy plans

Power storage is the missing link in green-ener...

December 1, 2019 By King

Solar and wind power are the glamorous twins of the clean-electricity revolution. It is thrilling to see a field of glistening panels absorbing the sun’s energy or a vast turbine twirling above the ocean. Stationary power storage does not have quite the same allure—think of a large metal shed stuffed with piles of big batteries. Nonetheless,

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Balance-of-System Costs Falling for Non-Residen...

October 26, 2019 By King

Looking up: WoodMac expects the U.S. non-residential storage market to grow tenfold over the next five years. Since 2014, non-residential storage system prices have declined by more than 15 percent in the U.S. Commercial and industrial customers with predictable, peaky loads are increasingly turning to storage to help manage demand charges. Grid services are also

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Balance-of-System Costs Falling for Non-Residential Storage
NVMe vs. SATA: Which NAND storage do you need?

NVMe vs. SATA: Which NAND storage do you need?

October 19, 2019 By King

This article is part of the Technology Insight series, made possible with funding from Intel. NAND flash media solid state drives (SSDs) have largely displaced hard disk drives (HDDs) in client systems and continue making deeper inroads into servers. So the question increasingly becomes less “Should I deploy SSD?” and more “What kind?” Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) seems like

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IMO Allows Trans-Boundary Carbon Capture and St...

October 15, 2019 By King

A new IMO resolution will allow projects for subsea CO2 sequestration to be shared across national boundaries Parties to the London Protocol agreed last week that trans-boundary export of carbon dioxide (CO2) for the purpose of carbon capture and storage (CCS or sequestration) can now be provisionally allowed under certain circumstances. Since 2006, the London

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IMO Allows Trans-Boundary Carbon Capture and Storage