Storage News & Reviews
Chris Preimesberger, September 02, 2020 5:25 PM
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eWEEK DATA POINTS: Both flash storage and GPU manufacturers are impressed with the next generation of PCI Express (PCIe 4.0), soon to go live in data centers globally.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: With every new generation of PCIe connectivity, we see both an increase in transfer speeds and the number of available lanes for simultaneous data delivery—allowing for larger volumes of data to be transferred and used in short order.
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eWEEK CLOUD NEWS: The fully managed virtual private cloud offers all of Oracle’s public cloud services, including Autonomous Database and SaaS applications, for customer data centers.
eWEEK CLOUD MARKET ANALYSIS: To the surprise of few industry observers, Amazon retained the No. 1 position in the IaaS market in 2019, followed by Microsoft, Alibaba, Google and Tencent.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: The ecosystem around GPU computing is rapidly evolving to increase the efficiency and scalability of GPU workloads. Yet there are tricks to maximizing the more costly GPU utilization while avoiding potential choke points in storage and networking.
eWEEK NETWORKING ANALYSIS: The role of the network has changed, and it’s time for network service providers to change their SLAs.
eWEEK STORAGE ANALYSIS: IBM has developed an information architecture (IA) that is designed to help customers effectively collect and organize data, gain deeper insights via AI-enabled data analysis and then use those insights to enhance business outcomes.
#eWEEKchat PREVIEW: Plan to join us on Tuesday, July 14, for an #eWEEKchat about trends in new-generation networking in which we will discuss the impact of SD-WAN, 5G, WiFi6 and other factors in moving data from one node to another--and another--and another.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: Storage vendors use SCM as an upfront disk cache, and we are beginning to see the emergence of dual-ported SCM drives as a persistent tier of storage, similar to flash storage implementations.
eWEEK DATA MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE: The cloud now easily eclipses most on-prem environments in all the major categories: speed, cost, ease of use, maintenance, scalability. But there are barriers to entry, or at least pathways that should be navigated carefully while making the move.
eWEEK PRODUCT OVERVIEW & INSIGHT: Cloudian’s global data fabric architecture enables enterprises to store, find and protect object and file data seamlessly across sites, both on-premises and in public clouds, within a single, unified platform.
eWEEK COMPANY PERSPECTIVE: Developer of DataOps data platform has completed its original intent to provide a complete data management platform, ranging from mainframes to Kubernetes and containers.