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New FreeBSD Foundation Project: HAST

The FreeBSD Foundation has announced that is funding a new funded project: HAST “Pawel Jakub Dawidek has been awarded a grant to implement storage replication software that will enable users to use the FreeBSD operating system for highly available configurations

Posted in Data Storage, File Systems

Sun Microsystems’ new storage arrays (F5100 Flash Array)

Sun Microsystems has unveiled new integrated Flash arrays, promising to increase database performance by up to 10 times while reducing operating costs. The company describes the Storage F5100 Flash Array as a “significant leap forward in the industry”, claiming to

Posted in Data Storage

iXsystems introduces iX-N4224 Orion Server Series (ZFS)

iXsystems has introduced the iX-N4224 Orion Server Series, designed for storage-intensive applications, ZFS implementations, and virtualization, iX-N4224 Orion servers offer up to 48 terabytes of storage with 24 hot-swappable SAS/SATA drive bays in a 4U configuration. The iX-N4224 is expandable

Posted in Data Storage

Iomega’s NAS: Is the mainstream ready for network storage?

Iomega Announces High Performance yet Affordable Four-Drive NAS Appliance With Innovative Features for Small Businesses and Distributed Offices Iomega, an EMC company, announced the next generation of its quad-drive desktop NAS appliance with the worldwide launch of the new Iomega®

Posted in Data Storage, Iomega

Enterprise Technologies to change consumer PC market

The average consumer may be unaware of high-end storage  and network technologies such as pNFS, PCIe and 10Gb Ethernet (10GbE), but they could revolutionise the consumer PC market in ways that most consumers can’t even begin to imagine. Henry Newman

Posted in Data Storage


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