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Designing a File-System for AI and High-Velocity Analytics

Our previous blog highlighted the challenges of supporting artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL) workloads with legacy file systems. Control node bottlenecks, inferior (or lack of) non-volatile memory express (NVMe) drivers, and inefficient capacity utilization are

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Why Controllerless Software-defined Networking for the Distributed Cloud?

Enterprises will continue to shift away from centralized data centers, in lieu of smaller edge locations that provide the latency, bandwidth, autonomy and privacy required by future forward workloads such as virtual reality (VR) and Internet of Things (IoT) driven

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What is Computational Storage?

Modern workloads such as analytics of data generated at the edge require vast amounts of data to be processed in parallel. As discussed in our previous blog, the advent of solid-state drive (SSD) storage media has caused the interface between

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Bringing Copy Data Management as a Service to Enterprises – Actifio GO SaaS Briefing Note

There is no doubt that production data is growing, but copy data is growing even faster. More data must be backed up as the stricter compliance landscape creates more comprehensive retention requirements, and copy data is being used to serve

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Lightboard Video: Addressing Data Protection Sprawl with Containers

Enterprises are dealing with the sprawl of data protection services, which adds cost in the form of redundant and underutilized infrastructure as well as management complexity. George Crump, Lead Analyst for Storage Switzerland, and Roger Stein, solutions marketing manager for

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Why Production Workload Modeling for NVMe?

Enterprises are relying on a growing number of applications to run their business. At the same time, these applications carry requirements including performance levels that are simultaneously more divergent and dynamic than ever before. New applications are being spun up

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A New Storage Processor to Solve the Storage Software Inefficiency Problem – Pliops Briefing Note

Modern data storage has become plagued with inefficiency. Legacy software algorithms were not written to keep up with the new levels of throughput and latency facilitated by solid-state disk (SSD) media and non-volatile memory express (NVMe) access protocols. Additionally, the

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An AI Led Approach to Hyperconvergence – HiveIO Briefing Note

Adoption of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) continues to soar, with a slew of vendors promising to eradicate storage complexity and to radically reduce IT costs. Unfortunately, many HCI solutions fail to keep promises made, especially as these architectures scale. Simplifying storage

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Lightboard Video: Elastifile: A Cloud-Native Approach to Managed File Storage Services

Many enterprises are turning to the public cloud to improve the agility, the ease of use and management, and the cost efficiency of their file storage services. However, not all clouds and service experiences were created equal. Dr. Allon Cohen,

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Getting More Out of Your Storage with Copy Data Management

Copy data sprawl is quickly getting out of hand. Enterprises are spinning up multiple copies of data to meet growing needs around processes such as retention, test and development, analytics and legal discovery without impacting the production storage system. These

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