What’s the World’s Fastest Hard Drive for Mission Critical Applications?

What’s the World’s Fastest Hard Drive? The answer: Seagate launched it today — the industry’s fastest and highest-performing hard drive — the Seagate Enterprise Performance 15K HDD v6. 15,000-rm spin speed, high-capacity up to 900GB, in a 2.5-inch small form factor drive designed for data ...

10 Gigabytes per Second in Perspective: A Baker’s Giga

(This is the third in a four-part post that puts 10GB/s in perspective. In the first part, we described what a hypothetical movie-binging robot might be able to do with a 10GB/s SSD. Part 2 defined the standard units of measurements—bits and bytes—used in computer technologies. This section ...

Scality and Seagate Hackathon: Challenge Developers to Extend S3 Server Capabilities Using Kinetic Protocol

Giorgio Regni is CTO at Scality. Follow him on Twitter @GiorgioRegni Object storage has become the fastest-growing model for storing rich content for cloud applications, for data such as images and video. The Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 API has emerged as a standard and is used by thousands of ...

Seagate Aims to Bring Industry Together to Solve Data Center Storage Health Pain Points

Seagate and other key members of the Open Compute Project (OCP) organization are working to define a new standard that makes it easier to manage drive health in hyperscale data centers. Customers need storage systems to allow for automated management of large populations of storage devices. ...

Open Data Center Summit: Seagate Showcases Latest Enterprise SSDs, HDDs

Seagate today showcased its latest enterprise solid-state drives at the Open Data Center Summit in Beijing. The products include the 8TB Nytro® XP7200 NVMe SSD, 60TB SAS SSD, 2TB Nytro® XM1440 M.2 NVMe SSD, as well as the company’s newest enterprise HDD solutions, including the 8TB Archive HDD, ...

Big Data: What Could Go Wrong and What We Need to Do About It

Big Data storage poses challenges, yet those challenges can be addressed – with the right strategy. Everyone is talking about massive data growth, but not enough of us are talking about the challenges of understanding that data and creating actionable information from it to make better ...

Kinetic Open Storage Project Plugfest to Demo Latest Developments in Ethernet-Connected Storage

Kinetic Open Source Project Members Seagate, EMC, OpenIO, Open vStorage, Scality and Toshiba Invite Storage Solution Professionals to Event Co-Located With Storage Developer Conference The Kinetic Open Storage Project, the open source project dedicated to creating an open standard for ...

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