Clustered file systems News
June 07, 2017
To consolidate storage, Van Andel Institute chose DataDirect Networks' GRIDScaler GS7K parallel file system arrays and WOS object platform for active archiving.
April 04, 2017
There are lots of scale-out, parallel file systems about, from those of the big six array makers such as NetApp’s clustered Ontap and EMC’s Isilon OneFS to the open source and distributions thereof ...
November 16, 2016
Seagate claims the ClusterStor 300N system achieves 16 Gbps per box and 112 Gbps per 42U rack, with Nytro intelligence accelerating I/O workloads up to 1,000%.
May 17, 2016
DataDirect Networks leverages PCIe and NVMe in its Flashscale all-flash storage array. The system targets mixed workloads that need a balance of high performance and capacity.
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