Storage


Growth of Software-Defined Storage Driven by Agility, Autonomous Management and Cost

Spending on software-defined storage will reach $16.2 billion in 2021, growing 13.5 percent each year, according to a new forecast.

Survey: E-mail, Storage Are Top IT Functions in the Cloud

Fifty-nine percent of IT and network managers in a recent survey use the cloud to support e-mail at their institution, and 41 percent for data file storage.

Lustre 2.1 Adds Progressive File Layouts, Project Quota Support

Lustre 2.1 was quietly released last week, adding several new features to the open source filesystem for high-performance computing environments.

CSU Dominguez Hills Opts for Intelligent Energy Storage

The university is working with energy storage firm Stem, Inc. to implement the company’s software-driven energy storage service to drive down energy costs across the university.

Google Cloud Acquires Kaggle, Releases New Machine Learning Products

Google Cloud has acquired Kaggle, home to the world’s largest community of data scientists and machine learning enthusiasts. Google Cloud is also releasing new machine learning products, including a Video Intelligence API that automatically recognizes objects in videos and makes them searchable and discoverable.

Coming of Age: The Online Research Data Repository

CT asks Ray Uzwyshyn, the director of digital and collection services for the Texas State University library, about research data repositories — a technology that is just coming into its own. He offers both a current view of the technology and insight into its impact.

McGill U Selects Open Source Storage Solution

McGill University’s School of Computer Science – which runs almost exclusively on open source software – has implemented an open source storage solution.

Northern Arizona U Deploys Software-Defined Storage for Research Data

Northern Arizona University has implemented a software-defined storage appliance to support large research data sets, such as genome maps, Landsat images and complex chemistry data sets.

Dropbox Launches Low-Cost Service for Higher Ed Users

Dropbox Education is a new service designed for students and faculty in higher education.

Wake Technical Community College Adds Server, Storage and Virtualization Appliance

Wake Technical Community College in North Carolina has implemented an integrated server, storage and virtualization appliance in an effort to improve application performance.

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