Category: storage

Rackspace, Pure Storage offer joint solution for hybrid cloud customers

Rackspace, Pure Storage offer joint solution fo...

February 27, 2019 By King

Rackspace and Pure Storage on Tuesday jointly launched the new Ultra-Fast Performance Rackspace Block Storage solution. The offering combines Pure’s storage technology and partner program with Rackspace’s managed services and hybrid IT expertise. It’s aimed at hybrid-cloud customers who are migrating mission-critical workloads to the cloud. “This is really about those companies that want to get out

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Coda waves reveal carbon dioxide storage plume

February 27, 2019 By King

Left, schematic illustration of carbon dioxide storage with borehole real-time monitoring system. Right, seismic P-waves and coda waves before and after carbon dioxide injection. Credit: Left, credit Patricia L. Craig; Right, credit Penn State Pumping carbon dioxide into the ground to remove it from the atmosphere is one way to lower greenhouse gases, but keeping

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Coda waves reveal carbon dioxide storage plume
Western Digital sees storage sun rise in NVMe land… and slowly set on SATA, SAS SSDs

Western Digital sees storage sun rise in NVMe l...

February 27, 2019 By King

Western Digital (WD) has started to replace its SATA and SAS SSDs with faster NVMe drives. Both the 2.5-inch Ultrastar DC SN630 and M.2 2280 (single-sided) format CL SN720 use WD and Toshiba’s 64-layer 3D NAND configured for TLC (3bits/cell) using PCIe v3 4-lane and NVMe v1.3 interfaces. WD is keen to say that it

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An Arizona Utility Is Betting Big on Energy Sto...

February 27, 2019 By King

An Arizona utility said last week it plans to install more energy storage in the next six years than had been built in all of the United States prior to 2018. But whether the new batteries in the desert will lead to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions is an open question. The announcement by Arizona Public

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An Arizona Utility Is Betting Big on Energy Storage
Storage mad lads VAST Data tell world+dog: We’ve just inhaled $80m. Oh, and here’s how we do that ‘no more tiers’ thing

Storage mad lads VAST Data tell world+dog: We&#...

February 27, 2019 By King

Startup VAST Data lifted the lid on its secret storage sauce today, revealing cheap, exabyte-level scale out flash arrays sped by Optane SSDs – which it hopes will persuade users to load up their on-premises spinning rust in the ‘barrow and wheel it to the tip. The company, founded by a former XtremIO chief techie in February 2016, has

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