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Some Online Storage Sites Change Policies After Megaupload Bust

Some Online Storage Sites Change Policies After Megaupload Bust | Storage news | Scoop.it
Since the high-profile bust Thursday of online-file storage site Megaupload, some websites that offer similar services have rushed through policy changes preventing users from certain acts that some say encourage digital piracy.
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EMC VNX: Flash Storage Takes Center Stage - Network Computing

EMC VNX: Flash Storage Takes Center Stage - Network Computing | Storage news | Scoop.it
With its new flash-optimized VNX storage arrays, EMC makes a case for flash in traditional storage systems. (How much flash is enough in a hybrid HDD/SSD array?
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A Flurry of Start-Ups Take On Data Storage; Look Out, EMC - Barron's

A Flurry of Start-Ups Take On Data Storage; Look Out, EMC - Barron's | Storage news | Scoop.it
A Flurry of Start-Ups Take On Data Storage; Look Out, EMC Barron's Consider the initial-public-offering filing last month by Violin Memory of Mountain View, Calif., which has taken aim at the traditional storage equipment, known as arrays, sold by...
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Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 is Coming Soon—and Here Are My Top 10 New Features! - Windows Storage Server - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 is Coming Soon—and Here Are My Top 10 New Features! - Windows Storage Server - Site Home - TechNet Blogs | Storage news | Scoop.it
Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 is Coming Soon—and Here Are My Top 10 New Features! - http://t.co/1Pq7deVx6W
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Crossbar takes on DRAM and flash storage with super fast, super long-lasting ... - PCWorld

Crossbar takes on DRAM and flash storage with super fast, super long-lasting ... - PCWorld | Storage news | Scoop.it
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Partitions - A Thing Of The Past (Part 1)

Luke Bakken Blog (Interesting... According to a site I found - http://t.co/lSCcRq5tn6 - You can actually use partitionless file systems on hard drives.
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Top Nine Storage Concepts Every Virtualization Administrator Should Understand : VMblog.com - Virtualization News and Information for Everyone

Dell Software points out nine storage concepts today's virtualization administrators should understand if they are going to manage the virtual environment effectively.
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All-flash Hitachi array grabs silver in benchmark race - by a whisker - Register

All-flash Hitachi array grabs silver in benchmark race - by a whisker - Register | Storage news | Scoop.it
All-flash Hitachi array grabs silver in benchmark race - by a whisker
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The SPC-1 benchmark tests the performance of storage arrays doing random read and write I/O operations typical of business-critical applications.
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Big data storage choices - TechTarget

Big data storage choices - TechTarget | Storage news | Scoop.it
Big data storage choices TechTarget A concise, contemporary definition of big data from Gartner defines it as "high-volume, -velocity and -variety information assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing for...
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The argument for flash storage - DatacenterDynamics

The argument for flash storage - DatacenterDynamics | Storage news | Scoop.it
DatacenterDynamics The argument for flash storage DatacenterDynamics Over the past few months there has been a great deal of discussion in the IT community and media regarding data centers and the good and bad impact they have on businesses and...
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How to stretch the life of your SSD storage - PCWorld

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How to stretch the life of your SSD storage
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Once a PC enthusiast's dream storage device, the solid-state drive (SSD) is quickly becoming commonplace in custom PC builds and retail desktops alike.
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'Catastrophic' Storage Failure Slows Oregon Jobless Checks » Data ...

'Catastrophic' Storage Failure Slows Oregon Jobless Checks » Data ... | Storage news | Scoop.it
A "catastrophic failure" in the state of Oregon's government data center has delayed unemployment payments to residents, the state said Tuesday. The outage began Monday night during scheduled storage maintenance.
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A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years? | Storage news | Scoop.it
A major breakthrough in storage technology could dramatically change our perception of data preservation. Read this article by Christopher MacManus on CNET. (RT @genesys_consult: A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?
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FhGFS: A Fast and Scalable Parallel Filesystem | FileSystems ...

FhGFS: A Fast and Scalable Parallel Filesystem | FileSystems ... | Storage news | Scoop.it
Crafted in Germany, FhGFS is ready to take on the worlds biggest IO challenges. The Fraunhofer Parallel File System (FhGFS) is the high-performance parallel file system of the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics in ...
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When Will We See Higher Capacity Hard Disk Drives? - Forbes

When Will We See Higher Capacity Hard Disk Drives? - Forbes | Storage news | Scoop.it
When Will We See Higher Capacity Hard Disk Drives?
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It has been more than two years since there was an increase in the areal density of HDDs.
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Fragging wonderful: The truth about defragging your SSD - PCWorld (blog)

Fragging wonderful: The truth about defragging your SSD - PCWorld (blog) | Storage news | Scoop.it
Fragging wonderful: The truth about defragging your SSD
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With smarter file systems and faster disks and PCs, file fragmentation isn't the performance suck it once was.
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Box Pushes 10GB Free Cloud Storage, Offers 100GB to Small Biz

Box Pushes 10GB Free Cloud Storage, Offers 100GB to Small Biz | Storage news | Scoop.it
It's been a little quiet on the cloud storage front recently, we had a barrage of storage increases earlier in the year, but expect things to heat up again as Box gets the number balls rolling. .
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Researcher builds botnet-powered distributed file storage system using JavaScript - PCWorld

Researcher builds botnet-powered distributed file storage system using JavaScript - PCWorld | Storage news | Scoop.it
Researcher builds botnet-powered distributed file storage system using JavaScript PCWorld The latest Web technologies can be used to build a secure and distributed file storage system by loading a piece of JavaScript code into users' Web browsers...
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MiniDrive Adds Seamless Flash Storage to Your Mac via the SD Card Slot

MiniDrive Adds Seamless Flash Storage to Your Mac via the SD Card Slot | Storage news | Scoop.it
Not everyone loves the SD card slot in their Mac, but most of us appreciate a little extra flash storage.
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Storage for virtual environments: Storage management best practices - TechTarget

Storage for virtual environments: Storage management best practices
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It's not uncommon for storage admins to have difficulty with certain aspects of managing storage for virtual environments.
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Distributed File Systems Series: Ceph Introduction

Distributed File Systems Series: Ceph Introduction | Storage news | Scoop.it
With this post we are going to start a new series on Distributed File Systems. We are going to start with an introduction to a file system that is enjoying a good amount of success: Ceph. Ceph is a...
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Bitcasa’s infinite cloud storage service hits Europe with local pricing, data center and new languages

Bitcasa’s infinite cloud storage service hits Europe with local pricing, data center and new languages | Storage news | Scoop.it
We first covered Bitcasa way back in 2011, a cloud storage startup promising to bring infinite storage to your desktop. While the service finally arrived out of beta in February this ...
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NETGEAR Announces Rackmount ReadyNAS 3220 And 4220 NAS Devices - CDRLabs.com (press release)

NETGEAR Announces Rackmount ReadyNAS 3220 And 4220 NAS Devices CDRLabs.com (press release) The new devices are the latest network-attached-storage (NAS) products to run on the revolutionary ReadyNAS OS, introduced in March 2013, that delivers high...
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Ultrathin and tablet PCs to drive demand for thin hard drives - ZDNet (blog)

Ultrathin and tablet PCs to drive demand for thin hard drives - ZDNet (blog) | Storage news | Scoop.it
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Ultrathin and tablet PCs to drive demand for thin hard drives
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The new class of ultraslim HDDs are expected to displace the much thicker 9.5-mm drives that are currently popular in mobile devices.
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Colt deploys a petabyte of SolidFire all-flash arrays - ComputerWeekly.com

Colt deploys a petabyte of SolidFire all-flash arrays - ComputerWeekly.com | Storage news | Scoop.it
Colt deploys a petabyte of SolidFire all-flash arrays ComputerWeekly.com Colt initially evaluated 21 different storage array suppliers on a technical and commercial basis and drew up a shortlist that included EMC, NetApp and startup suppliers such...
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HP admits to undocumented backdoors in two separate storage lines - InfoWorld (blog)

HP admits to undocumented backdoors in two separate storage lines - InfoWorld (blog) | Storage news | Scoop.it
HP admits to undocumented backdoors in two separate storage lines InfoWorld (blog) HP has owned up to undocumented backdoors in members of its StoreOnce D2D Backup and StoreVirtual Storage product lines that can grant malicious hackers root access...
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