Storage Soup:

storage technology research


October 8, 2009  9:04 PM

Google DRAM study turns conventional wisdom on its head…again



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage technology research

Remember the research paper Google made a splash with two years ago on disk drive failure rates? The one that showed that most failed drives didn't raise significant SMART flags, failed to find a correlation between temperature and...

October 29, 2008  12:26 PM

IDC: Unstructured data will become the primary task for storage



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
NAS, software as a service, Storage managed service providers, Storage market research reports, storage technology research

According to a new IDC Enterprise Disk Storage Consumption Model report released this week, transaction-intensive applications are giving way as the main segment of enterprise data to an expanded range of apps as well as a tendency to create more copies of data and records for business analytics...


May 22, 2008  8:47 AM

EMC shares vision of AI storage arrays



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage technology research

Photobucket  "Project Futon" demo area on the show floor at...


April 18, 2008  12:31 PM

Storage in high places



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Around the water cooler, storage technology research

Two press releases caught my eye this week that aren't exactly earth-shattering, but got me thinking about the way the storage market is changing and widening. First, SanDisk revealed that its flash cards are...


March 24, 2008  12:09 PM

The economy and technology innovation



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage technology research

I love listening to NPR. I listen to, watch and read many news sources, but I find the stories they choose and the nuances they bring to their reporting refreshing. I was listening to NPR this morning when a very rare thing happened--I heard someone being interviewed that I've interviewed before...


March 14, 2008  1:47 PM

Interesting tidbits from around the storage blogosphere



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage technology research, Strategic storage vendors

The storage market is a vibrant one right now, and as social networking concepts like blogs become more popular in the corporate world, the storage industry has a lively, varied blogosphere to match. Below are examples of some of the more interesting commentary I've seen lately, in case you missed...


February 21, 2008  11:13 AM

New SSDs are on their way



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage technology research

Or so says Pliant Technology, a new company that just received $8 million in Series A funding. It's comprised of former execs from storage companies including Maxtor, Quantum, Fujitsu and Seagate. The cast of characters is as follows:

  • Jim McCoy, Chairman - Co-Founder of Maxtor and...


February 19, 2008  12:03 PM

Open-source grid storage project goes commercial



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage technology research

Some of you may have heard of Cleversafe, until now an open-source research project working to develop the prototype of a system that would automatically spread data over geographically dispersed grids while encrypting it. Cleversafe has been making slow but steady progress over the last year and...


January 30, 2008  10:26 AM

Who’s going to pay for digital preservation?



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
storage technology research

I can hardly call myself a storage geek--I don't know a MAC address from a Macintosh and couldn't operate a CLI with a gun to my head. So it's rare I take a personal interest, the way Tory does, in most of the...


December 21, 2007  10:25 AM

Buffalo unleashes 100 GB Flash drive



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
disk drives, storage technology research

Even my friends who don't normally follow the storage business are atwitter over an Engadget report that Buffalo has unleashed a 100 GB behemoth flash drive upon the world. Geeks everywhere are...


Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: