Storage Tiering prominence in the world of data storage!

In the world of data storage, tiered storage architectures has its own prominence. Tiered storage definition in simple terms is an assignment of different categories of data to different types of storage media in order to reduce total storage cost. Here, data categorizing might depend on levels of protection needed, performance requirements, frequency of data … More Storage Tiering prominence in the world of data storage!

Microsoft Stream to compete with Google YouTube

Microsoft has finally launched a video streaming service which is said to compete with Google’s Youtube. The software giant made a beta launch on Monday and the service is called as Stream for enterprises. Stream is supposed to let people easily work together with one another on videos and then share that content both inside … More Microsoft Stream to compete with Google YouTube

StoneFly storage Gateway can connect your legacy storage to cloud and provide data services

Legacy storage systems which do not have a provision to connect to virtual cloud platforms (public or private) and which do not offer data services like data deduplication, snapshots, thin provisioning and encryption can use a StoneFly USC SAN Gateway to re-purpose your storage. It can be a Dell, NetApp or EMC’s legacy data storage, all … More StoneFly storage Gateway can connect your legacy storage to cloud and provide data services

Advantages of using StoneFly SSO for OpenStack Shared Storage

Cinder users can add volumes to increase storage, but cannot expand those volumes any further. StoneFly Super Scale Out(SSO) NAS can help overcome this limitation as it offers the privilege of expanding the volumes for Cinder Block Storage by either adding Bricks(drives) or additional scale out NAS nodes. Since volumes can be easily expanded across … More Advantages of using StoneFly SSO for OpenStack Shared Storage

Why is Tiered Storage necessary in leveraging data center operational costs?

Tiered Storage is a storage technique where data storage is carried out on various types of media based on price, performance, availability and recovery attributes. The process is carried out to ensure that data which is intended for faster access is available on the best performance driven drive, while the data which may be useful … More Why is Tiered Storage necessary in leveraging data center operational costs?

Microsoft wants to pack Google data center into a single sugar cube!

Microsoft which purchased around 10 million strands of synthetic DNA for data archival experiment in may 2016 is now seeing immense success in its experimentation. The software giant in collaboration with University of Washington announced that it stored a recording breaking 200 MB of data onto a single strand of molecular DNA. The data uploaded … More Microsoft wants to pack Google data center into a single sugar cube!