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EMC ViPR Gets Defined

The next meeting at our EMC Briefing Day was with the Advanced Software Division. They are responsible for their software defined storage (SDS) solution – ViPR. We have written about ViPR extensively in the past but now that the product

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Object Storage Can Reduce Hadoop Storage Costs

Hadoop is an open source software framework licensed by the Apache Software Foundation that uses a distributed compute infrastructure to handle large, batch analytics jobs on very large data sets. It does this by breaking these projects down into a

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Analyzing EMC’s Software Defined Storage

Yesterday at EMC World 2013 EMC announced ViPR, their software defined storage product which abstracts the storage controller and the data services from the physical storage. Unlike other software defined storage it does not totally replace the data services available

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Solving Hadoop Storage Challenges by Converging Storage and Compute

Cleversafe’s object-based, scale-out storage architecture leverages a unique information dispersal algorithm to distribute data objects across multiple storage nodes (called Slicestor ** nodes). These nodes can be located in a single data center or spread around the world. Using a

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