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Dell EMC Isilon / Power Scale Alternative and Comparison

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Over the last five years, massive scale-out workloads have arrived in the enterprise. Driven by new big data analytics technologies like Hadoop or Spark, or more recently machine learning (ML) and AI, enterprises today have to deal with unprecedented amounts of data. In some domains, the data growth has been driven by hardware innovations such […] READ MORE


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Secure Kubernetes Workloads with the Right Storage Solution

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New holes emerge as enterprises embrace containers   Increasingly, corporations are in the data business, they collect more of it, they rely on it to make key decisions, and it essentially drives the business. However, they are not good at protecting it. Why? Most data analytic applications are built on modern architectures, like containers and […] READ MORE


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Keep Pace with Kubernetes Storage Demands

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Kubernetes, the popular container management system, offers enterprises many benefits: agility, scalability, faster development, and management. Consequently, the open source orchestration software has quickly been gaining traction. One ripple effect is that many enterprise storage systems are struggling to keep pace with its growth. As a result, enterprises need to look at their storage solutions […] READ MORE


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Quobyte Storage Helps Tiny Plankton Yield Massive Insights

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Summary: Detailed, data-driven analysis of plankton can yield remarkable insights into the state of oceanic health and the world’s food chain. Collecting and crunching that data relies on efforts by Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center and the OSU Center for Quantitative Life Sciences. Executing this ongoing big data project requires very powerful IT […] READ MORE


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Storage Isolation: Pros, Cons, & Money

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When designing storage solutions for your users, you may come across one challenge: Storage isolation. How do you ensure user A is not seeing or deleting data from user B? There are two strategies: First, you can build physically separated customer environments, including storage targets. And second, you can rely on a logical layer of […] READ MORE


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Storage Security: Is Your Data Protected With These Essential Features?

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Storage security is the cast-off stepchild of enterprise IT, often neglected and told to make do with hand-me-downs. And why not? The clothes still fit, right? They might have holes in the knees and fraying hems. They’re so threadbare that a light breeze blows right through them. But they fit. Like ancient clothes, the NFS […] READ MORE


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Scale-out Storage – It’s Time to Take Back Your Data!

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In our previous blog piece, “It’s a Trap! – The True Cost of the Cloud,” we referenced an Andreesen Horowitz article called “The Cost of Cloud, a Trillion Dollar Paradox.” This recent gem indulges in more than a little heresy. It discusses Dropbox’s repatriation of user data from third-party cloud resources to in-house storage infrastructure […] READ MORE


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AI Storage: An Honest Look at Artificial Intelligence’s Data Needs

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Founded in 1955 as merely an academic discipline, artificial intelligence (AI) has grown to become a wide-ranging branch of computer science concerned with building smart machines capable of performing tasks that typically require human intelligence. Ideally, AI should have the ability to rationalize and take actions that have the best chance of achieving a specific […] READ MORE


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Why NFS Sucks – 3 Network File System Drawbacks

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We recently wrote about Hadoop’s HDFS and how it was once mighty and instrumental in big data, but today the file system’s flaws leave it buckling under modern analytics and AI workloads. Anyone working in those spaces needs to be aware of these disadvantages. But what about the rest of the enterprise storage market? For […] READ MORE


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Is Apache Hadoop Dead? HDFS- Rest in Peace

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You would never send a kid to college with a toddler bed. They’ve outgrown it, right? The Lightning McQueen bed that fit 15 years ago obviously no longer suits present needs. Why, then, wouldn’t an enterprise reach the same conclusion about its data storage? What is HDFS? Apache’s Hadoop distributed file system (HDFS) and its […] READ MORE