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Object Storage Leading the Advancement of Software-Defined Storage

Software-defined storage (SDS) is one of those terms that has been readily hijacked by vendors over the past few years. The term developed from the adoption of software-defined networking (SDN), used to define the separation of control and data traffic in the networking world, which provides the...
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Linux Disable USB Devices (Disable loading of USB Storage Driver)

The USB storage drive automatically detects USB flash or hard drives. You can quickly force and disable USB storage devices under any Linux distribution. The modprobe program used for automatic kernel module loading. It can be configured not load the USB storage driver upon demand. This will...
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OpenStack API Benchmarking and Scaling — 3 Test Cases

Have you ever been curious how much of a workload the OpenStack control plane can handle before needing to scale horizontally? Based on the load, how will the API performance adjust? How much overhead will load on the OpenStack APIs add to my application deployment timeline? What behavior should I...
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Meet Workload Diversity with Server-Side Storage

The more the enterprise gravitates toward software-defined architectures, the more it is confronted with diverse data loads and increasingly complex application requirements. This is leading to a Catch-22 in that while overall hardware requirements are diminishing, the enterprise still needs to...
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Networking, Security and Storage
A new eBook titled "Networking, Security & Storage with Docker & Containers," edited by The New Stack’s Editor-in-Chief Alex Williams, covers the latest approaches to networking containers, including native efforts by Docker to create efficient and secure networking practices.

Networking, Security & Storage with Docker & Containers: A Free eBook Covers the Essentials

With this week’s ContainerCon event underway in Toronto, new ways to manage and automate workloads are taking center stage. Container education is in the spotlight as well, and that’s where a new, free eBook from the editors at The New Stack comes in. Networking, Security & Storage with Docker...
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Datera’s Elastic Data Fabric Integrates With Kubernetes

Today Datera announced a new integration with Google’s Kubernetes system. Datera states that its intent-defined universal data fabric complements the Kubernetes operational model well. An integration of the two enables automatic provisioning and deployment of stateful applications at scale....
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Persistent vs. Non-Persistent Workloads: the Admin's Conundrum

Virtualization isn't the answer to every problem in IT. There are plenty of workloads where neither containers nor hypervisors are the answer. The old problems of being able to easily provision, utilize and make highly available bare-metal workloads remain, so what options exist for the modern...
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StorPool Unveils Latest Update, Adds CloudStack Support

Software-defined storage company StorPool has launched an upgraded version of its block storage system, which now integrates with CloudStack, the Apache software for public and private Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds. According to the company, the new version also brings other...
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Smallest Hard Disk to Date Writes Information Atom by Atom

Every day, modern society creates more than a billion gigabytes of new data. To store all this data, it is increasingly important that each single bit occupies as little space as possible. A team of scientists at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at Delft University managed to bring this reduction...
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Announcing the Open Source Storage Summit

EMC {Code} to produce events dedicated to topics in open source storage, from storage controllers and platforms to hyperconverged and persistent storage for cloud native apps. This week at the LinuxCon Japan event, EMC{Code} will launch the first of three Open Source Storage Summits in...
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