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November 02, 2017
SwiftStack’s leadership team appreciated being selected a visionary in Gartner’s recent Magic Quadrant for distributed file systems and object storage. The vendor even put out a press release ...
September 06, 2017
Startup Elastifile, which sells a distributed file system that spans flash and cloud storage tiers, picked up $16 million in funding today. The startup also gained a new strategic investor in ...
April 10, 2017
Elastifile's distributed file system designed for use with flash hardware and on-premises and public-cloud storage is adding CloudConnect capabilities for AWS and Google.
October 26, 2016
Open source Alluxio is an in-memory virtual distributed storage system that allows data to be shared across applications and storage systems at memory speed.
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Lustre is an open source parallel distributed file system (DFS) specialized for large-scale cluster computing. The name is a portmanteau of Linux and cluster. Continue Reading
While Rubrik's cloud time machine may not offer new capabilities, the company's distributed file system provides a new way to handle versioned data. Continue Reading
Tahoe-LAFS (Tahoe Least-Authority File System) is a distributed storage system that offers provider-independent security for local or cloud storage. Continue Reading
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Increasing amounts of unstructured data are a key part of modern secondary storage environments with their distributed file systems and a scale-out object storage design. Continue Reading
Given their knowledge of an organization's new and legacy apps, DevOps teams can streamline an application's move to the cloud. Continue Reading
Direct-attached or server-based storage is gaining renewed attention as emerging techs offer ways to pool and share this scalable storage resource. Continue Reading
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Independent backup expert Brien Posey explains what causes Backup Exec error code 0xe0001212 and how to resolve it in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
The new storage features in RHEV 3.1 not only let you avoid VM downtime, but also increase flexibility needed for cloud provisioning. Continue Reading
Even though DFS is commonly linked to Windows Server, there are several other non-Microsoft options out there as well – and they're free. Continue Reading