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.
Big data represents a huge opportunity for storage vendors. But IBM's Watson says, "Time out, guys. I only need a terabyte."
"Big data" is now a mainstream buzz word. But does it refer to data storage, data analytics, or both?
Dell went on a storage-buying spree last year. Do the piece parts now add up to a broader and well-integrated storage vision?
The storage company's stock dropped from $25-plus per share in 2006 to less than $2 in 2009. Its comeback may have broader implications for the rest of industry.
Traditional data warehousing will be transformed into "big data" analysis applications. What impact will the "big data" wave have on storage?