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Kaminario Releases K2 v5.5 With $1/GB Price Point

Last week Kaminario Inc, a start-up vendor of all-flash storage solutions released an upgrade to their K2 platform.  The release, introduces three main new features: 3D TLC NAND, achieving a $1/GB price point (usable). Native data asynchronous replication, based on snapshots. A feature called “Perpetual

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Flash Economics: Choosing The Right SSD

This post first appeared on the Kaminario Blog – http://kaminario.com/blog/flash-economics-choosing-right-ssd/ At a superficial level, it’s easy to assume that all solid-state disks (SSDs) are the same. In reality, that assumption couldn’t be further from the truth. SSDs continue to evolve and are dividing into a broad

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Avoiding The Forklift Upgrade – Kaminario Guest Post

I’ve recently started working with Kaminario, an all-flash array startup vendor and will be publishing a series of posts and papers on the Kaminario site.  I’ll also be linking them here for convenience.  The first post covers scale-out architectures as a way to avoid the

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Nutanix Goes After Private Cloud with XCP

This week Nutanix held their .NEXT conference in sunny Miami, around plenty of anticipation for what was to be announced.  In the hyper-converged market-place there’s not a lot of love lost between the incumbents like VMware and the upstarts like Nutanix, as can be seen

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Sponsor News: Week #23

This week’s sponsor news (week 23) StarWind Software Tap Room Meeting: Shared Storage for Hyper-V: No Hardware. No limits. Now! Date: 4 June, 11 am ET / 4 pm BST Host: Anatoly Vilchinsky, Head of Support Department, StarWind Software Inc. Spoiler alert! At the end of the

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HP Expands 3PAR Range with New 20800 Arrays

  In what has become somewhat of a tradition at HP Discover, the HP 3PAR StoreServ platforms were extended this week with the announcements of new products and features, including the massively scalable 20800 series.  HP released two new models: 20800 “Converged Flash” – a

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Sponsor News: Week #22

  As a thanks to sponsors of this blog, I’ll be publishing a weekly post, covering news and announcements for each sponsor. StarWind Software 1.  Live Webinar: StarWind Seeks Bounty Hunters, Interested in Protecting the Rights  Date: 3 June, 11:00 am PT / 2:00 pm

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SFD7: Exablox – Scale-Out Object Storage for NAS

  Exablox is one of those companies I’ve followed for some time and it was great to see them presenting at Storage Field Day 7 earlier this year.  The company sells a scale-out NAS platform, supporting the CIFS, SMB and NFS protocols, making it a