by Adam Armstrong

EXTEN Announced HyperDynamic 3.0

Today EXTEN Technologies announced the third generation of its HyperDynamic NVMe over Fabrics storage software is now available. The latest version is said to bring advanced levels of resiliency, performance and management to demanding data center customers. Ideal use cases for EXTEN software are any that require extreme performance such as analytics, machine learning, and high performance computing (HPC).

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by Adam Armstrong

Memblaze To Debut PBlaze5 X26 At FMS

Today Memblaze announced it will be showcasing its new NVMe SSD at Flash Memory Summit next week, the Memblaze PBlaze5 X26. This new SSD is based on Toshiba’s XL-FLASH technology and its Enhanced Namespace Management technology. The Drive is stated to have ultra-low latency, high QoS advantages, while providing fast and stable performance. Memblaze will be showcasing the technology in their booth (#614) August 6-8 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California during FMS.

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by Michael Rink

Cohesity Expands Security Capabilities

Today Cohesity expanded its security capabilities by releasing a new app through their marketplace, Cohesity CyberScan. Cohesity was founded in 2013 and is partially funded by Google Ventures. It is a well-established provider of both software and converged appliance data management solutions. Their current flagship product is SpanFS, a file system platform capable of spanning across on-premise, cloud, and edge storage.

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by Adam Armstrong

InnoGrit Comes Out Of Stealth With New SSD Controllers

Today the start-up company, InnoGrit, came out of stealth with its new portfolio of SSD controller solutions. The company states that its high-performance, low power, turn-key SSD controllers will enable organizations to tackle next-gen applications while keeping costs in check. InnoGrit focuses on challenges in AI and big data applications and believes their solutions will address the needs of the data center, enterprise and client markets.

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by Lazaro Herrera

How To Install oVirt Hypervisor

In this edition of Before the Home Lab we'll look at installing oVirt. oVirst is a free, open-source virtualization management platform. Full Disclosure: The knowledge I have seen indicates that this what people would migrate to if they wanted to move off of ESXi. This may mean I have rose tinted glasses. First thing we should do is download oVirt.
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by Adam Armstrong

Formulus Black Releases Forsa 3.0

Today Formulus Black announced the latest version of its enterprise Forsa software, Forsa 3.0. The software is said to enable any application to run in memory without modification. The latest version improve scalability enabling larger databases, I/O hungry HPC jobs, artificial intelligence and machine learning model training to run in memory on commodity hardware through support for larger systems with more CPUs and memory. The new version now supports Intel Optane DC persistent memory. 

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by Adam Armstrong

NETINT Codensity EdgeFusion E408 Announced

Today NETINT Technologies announced that it was combing its video processing expertise with its SSD technology into a single compact integrated edge solution, the Codensity EdgeFusion E408. The new solution is geared toward improving video processing economics at the network edge. NETINT will be at FMS from August 6-8 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Booth 724 to further demonstrate Codensity EdgeFusion E408.

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by Adam Armstrong

StorONE Rolls Out S1aaS On Dell Hardware

Today StorONE announced its that its S1 storage software platform will be available as-a-Service on Dell Technologies hardware. According to the company, this would make S1-as-a-Service (S1aaS) a complete enterprise storage solution, for needed performance and data protection, for a cost-effective subscription model. 

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by Michael Rink

Western Digital Releases ActiveScale Updates

Today Western Digital Corp. (WDC) announced enhancements to its ActiveScale storage system portfolio. Western Digital offers a range of products under the ActiveScale name, all related to long term data storage. Two of the three products under the ActiveScale name are the ActiveScale P100 appliance and the ActiveScale X100 hybrid cloud solution. Both the P100 and X100 run on the confusingly named ActiveScale Operating System (OS). Not only is the ActiveScale OS being upgraded to version 5.5, but WD also is adding the option of having 14TB drives in both products.

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by Adam Armstrong

NVIDIA Unveils New RTX Solutions at SIGGRAPH 2019

Last year at SIGGRAPH, NVIDIA announced its RTX technology, among other announcements. This year the company has announced that RTX is in many more applications expanding the reach of the technology through the industry. NVIDIA is also announcing NVIDIA RTX studio laptops and mobile workstations and vendors such as Dell, HP, Lenovo and BOXX.

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