May 22nd, 2015
Join the NVDIMM Special Interest Group for an informative SNIA Brighttalk webcast on Persistent Memory Advances: Solutions with Endurance, Performance & Non-Volatility on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 12:00 noon Eastern/9:00 am Pacific. Register at http://www.snia.org/news_events/multimedia#webcasts
Mario Martinez of Netlist, a SNIA SSSI NVDIMM SIG member, will discuss how persistent memory solutions deliver the endurance and performance of DRAM coupled with the non-volatility of Flash. … Continue reading
May 13th, 2015
Last week’s live SNIA Cloud Webcast “Swift, S3 or CDMI – Why Choose?” is now available on demand. Thanks to all the folks who attended the live event. We had some great questions from attendees, in case you missed it, here is a complete Q&A.
Q. How do you tag the data? Is that a manual operation?
A. The data is tagged … Continue reading
May 11th, 2015
On May 14th the SNIA-CSI (Cloud Storage Initiative) will be hosting a live Webcast “Hierarchical Erasure Coding: Making erasure coding usable.” This technical talk, presented by Vishnu Vardhan, Sr. Manager, Object Storage, at NetApp and myself, will cover two different approaches to erasure coding – a flat erasure code across JBOD, and a hierarchical code with an inner code and an outer code. … Continue reading
May 5th, 2015
The ESF is excited to announce our next live Webcast, “The 2015 Ethernet Roadmap for Networked Storage.”
For over three decades, Ethernet has advanced on a simple “powers-of-ten” speed increases, and this model has served the industry well. Ethernet is changing in big ways and the Ethernet Alliance has captured the latest changes in the 2015 Ethernet Roadmap.
On June 30th at … Continue reading
May 4th, 2015
Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is a growing area of investment for many companies; the DRaaS market will be worth $5.7 billion by 2018. IT professionals with experience implementing a business continuity plan are painstakingly aware that disaster recovery can be a very manual and complex workflow. Automation and orchestration can help simplify the experience, eliminate human error, minimize complexity, and reduce downtime. … Continue reading
April 30th, 2015
The April 21/22, 2015 Solid State Storage Summit, presented by SNIA and the Evaluator Group on the SNIA Brighttalk Channel, was a great success. Attendees raved about the high quality content and knowledgable speakers.
Did you miss it?
No worries! Now you can listen to SNIA Solid State Storage Initiative experts and analysts from the Evaluator Group on the latest updates on Solid State Technology. … Continue reading
April 26th, 2015
SSDs present particular challenges when trying to erase all data or attempting to recover data from a broken drive. To address these issues, a new Data Recovery/Erase Special Interest Group has been formed within the SNIA Solid State Storage Initiative.
The goal of the SIG is to provide a forum in which solution providers and solid state storage manufacturers can collaborate to enable data recovery … Continue reading
April 21st, 2015
As more and more health care providers leverage the efficiencies of the cloud, the need to share health care data across different cloud services arises. Sharing health care data across cloud services must ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the health data and preserve the privacy of the patients in such a way that revealing the data to other data requestors is performed only … Continue reading
April 13th, 2015
We’re excited to announce our next ESF Webcast on NFSv4.2. With NFSv4.1 implemented on several commercial NFS systems, an established Linux client and a new pNFS Linux server, there is a continued growth of NFS usage in the IT industry. NFSv4.1, first introduced in 2010, meets many needs in the modern datacenter, but there are still technologies and advanced techniques that NFS developers want … Continue reading
April 1st, 2015
At our recent SNIA ESF Webcast “Visions for Ethernet Connected Drives” Chris DePuy of the Dell’Oro Group discussed potential benefits, use cases, and challenges of Ethernet connected drives. It’s not surprising that we had a lot of questions given that this market is in its infancy. As promised during our live event, here are answers to questions from the audience. If you think … Continue reading