Non-stop Innovation at the HPE Discover 2016 Transformation Zone

HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) Discover is the ultimate technology event for everything HPE where over 11,000 IT professionals gather to learn and connect. Last week, HPE Discover 2016 kicked-off in Las Vegas and did not disappoint. Attendees got to see firsthand how HPE is enabling the ...

What is 10GB/s: A Robotic Performance

(This is the first in a four-part post that puts a 10GB/s throughput rate in perspective.) Let’s say that you’re not normal. Not abnormal or anything like that, more like superhuman, or even non-human. You’re an office robot, and you’re looking forward to some time away from your desk so you ...

The Innovation Continues at OpenStack Summit 2016

  Getting its start only six years ago, OpenStack began as a joint project between Rackspace and NASA with the original goal of helping cloud computing organizations run open source software on standard hardware. By managing large pools of compute, storage and networking resources, all ...

Lustre United – The Joint Collaboration between Seagate and Intel

Both my dad and I are big football fans; he roots for Manchester United and I’m a big Liverpool fan. Despite this seemingly unbridgeable chasm, it’s actually the healthy rivalry (ours and the teams’) that makes us enjoy the league more than if we were supporting the same team. We’ve become ...

PCIe Starting to Show Strength (In Some Segments)

If anyone has been in the storage industry for a number of years, we can all agree that there was so much hype about PCIe taking over the SSD world! Since around 2012 you couldn’t be at a trade show or meeting without having to hear ‘isn’t PCIe going to kill off SATA or SAS […]

Preventing Disaster: Factors for Choosing an Enterprise Lustre Solution

I read an interesting blog post from CSC (IT Center for Science) in Finland describing the near catastrophic crash of their scratch file system in February 2016. The first sentence of the blog gives you an idea of what happened: “A month ago CSC’s high-performance computing services suffered ...

OCP’s Influence on SSDs: The Evolution of a Cloud SSD

Seagate’s new M.2 carrier card has generated quite a buzz since the company gave an introductory demonstration of the product at the 2016 OCP conference in early March. Not only is the card widely touted as the fastest SSD in the world, the product also was developed in collaboration with ...

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