Server clustering News
February 16, 2017
The challenge of provisioning applications across clusters remains a significant one. Docker's Mike Goelzer explains where the company is headed with Docker Swarm.
October 18, 2016
Caringo previously sold Swarm as software-only object storage, but now, Dell packages Swarm 9 as a hardware option that clusters 288 TB of usable storage.
June 17, 2016
With the new Direct feature, Windows Storage Spaces can use local storage for failover clusters. It also supports JBOD storage.
May 12, 2016
With the need to speed data ingestion and share files across applications, Wal-Mart turns to Robin Systems to reconfigure and reduce file clustering in Hadoop.
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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V includes a new feature called Cluster Rolling Upgrade that allows you to upgrade Windows Server 2012 R2 cluster nodes without any downtime. Continue Reading
One of the top storage-related improvements in Microsoft Windows Server 2016 is cluster-to-cluster replication using the Datacenter Edition's Storage Replica feature. Continue Reading
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