The storage acquisition cauldron bubbles. Both HP and LSI/Engenio buy relatively small scale-out NAS file system players. Is there a connection? Is this an emerging trend?
Synology's latest version of its state-of-the-art operating system for DiskStation NAS servers, the DiskStation Manager version 5.0, is now live and available for free update for existing Synology NAS servers.
Synology announces version 5.0 beta of its DiskStation Manager operating system that powers all of its NAS devices at CES 2014. The new version adds a slew of new features and improvement to existing supported NAS servers.
The drive uses enterprise-class components and technologies to offer 24-7 reliability for the storage needs of both data centers and consumer NAS servers.
One way to more closely couple servers and storage is to use a storage device's native processing power to run applications. That's right--we should soon see a storage device that runs applications.
Today's IT world is changing dramatically because of the convergence of cloud computing, mobility, and everything else associated with running apps on the Web, and big data.
Is Hadoop a cool new petabyte storage array? Or is it already as obsolete as yesteryear's tape drives? Some think Hadoop is merely a bridge to some better, future platform.
Startup crams Xeon server chips into an energy-efficient server, broadening the appeal of microservers for large data center operators.
Big data represents a huge opportunity for storage vendors. But IBM's Watson says, "Time out, guys. I only need a terabyte."
Traditional data warehousing will be transformed into "big data" analysis applications. What impact will the "big data" wave have on storage?