NVMe over Fabrics: Fibre Channel vs. RDMA

For enterprises deploying NVMe over Fabric, choosing between Fibre Channel and RDMA can be difficult, because both have advantages and disadvantages.
NVMe over Fabrics: Fibre Channel vs. RDMA

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OpenStack and NVMe-over-Fabrics – Getting High Performance for Network Connected SSDs

This article focused light on a demonstration of utilizing SPDK storage framework from Intel for generating high-performance SSD transmission of data with the OpenStack based system and NVMe over fabrics.
OpenStack and NVMe-over-Fabrics – Getting High Performance for Network Connected SSDs

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Why NVMe is Important for New Age Data Center Workloads?

Any enterprise using SSDs will get benefited from the application of NVMe protocol. NVMe based infrastructure will be ideal for use cases representing SQL/NoSQL databases, real-time analytics, high-performance computing (HPC). NVMe enables new applications for machine learning, IoT databases, and analytics; real-time
Why NVMe is Important for New Age Data Center Workloads?

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Key Mergers & Acquisitions in the Storage Industry – 2016

The storage industry has been going through a lot of dynamism and churn recently. The dynamism within this domain is further fueled by mergers and acquisitions (M&A). In the past, this industry has witnessed data storage M&A activities at a fierce rate. But things have changed now; both acquirers and targets have thinned out
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Green Storage – Saving the World One Terabyte at a Time

How the carbon footprint is impacting the atmosphere rules most conversations today and is one of the most burning issues we are faced with. With organisations concentrating more on carbon management programmes, there is a need to revamp storage practices. CIO’s are looking....
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Looking Forward to Flash Memory Summit 2016!

Calsoft has been regularly attending Flash summit event. Given our interest in the Storage domain, this is the conference, we cannot miss. Flash Summit always live up to its expectation of providing a platform to network with companies and people that are creating next generation....
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File System Testing – A Sneak Peak

File system is one of the most essential components in any storage appliance especially in NAS storage appliances. It plays a significant role in data reduction technologies such as; compression, de-dupe, thin provisioning, data integrity, security, data protection, and many more. Because of this tremendous dependency on....
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Storage Industry 2015 – A Holistic View

Storage industry funding: A report from IDC states that the External Storage Market Witnessed a Significant Year-on-Year Growth (16 percent) due to Increased Spending across Verticals in Q3 2015. The enterprise storage industry has been witnessing an uprise in the...
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Storage Industry – A recap and the road ahead

Storage industry has evolved in recent years. We have seen more data, and different kinds of data, generated by enterprises in the recent past. However with addition of every single unit, enterprises are seeking the most effective and efficient ways...
Storage Industry – A recap and the road ahead
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Hyper-V shared VHDX vs VHDX

With the introduction of Windows 2k12 R2, shared VHDX has been added along with VHDX (Virtual Hard disk Extended). VHDX supports higher LUN storage (64 TB) and has better optimization in comparison to VHD. What are the benefits of shared...
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