File systems News
April 03, 2015
Panzura doubles the amount of flash-based capacity in its new line of cloud controllers for data sharing and collaboration.
March 12, 2015
One speaker at this week's Linux Vault storage conference says open source developers need to pay more attention to creating applications for flash storage.
January 28, 2015
Built into its StorNext file system, Quantum's Q-Cloud Archive and Vault use Amazon Web Services for active archiving and cold-storage tiering.
December 15, 2014
The enhancement enables users in multiple geographies to access different portions of a file simultaneously, without overwriting to shared cloud storage.
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High availability and redundancy have always been an important part of local storage, but they're just as important in cloud storage. At first glance, it might seem easy to dismiss these aspects of cloud architecture as beyond your control because the cloud storage provider's internal infrastructure is established. But think again.
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