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Major Leap Towards Storing Data at the Molecular Level

From smartphones to supercomputers, the growing need for smaller and more energy efficient devices has made higher density data storage one of the most important technological quests. Now scientists at the University of Manchester have proved that storing data with a class of molecules known as single-molecule magnets is more feasible than previously thought.

How to Move a Petabyte of Data to the Cloud in Four Steps

Organizations of all sizes are increasingly using public cloud infrastructure, but those with hundreds of terabytes or petabytes of data find the shift to cloud more complex, disruptive, and inflexible than it is presumed. The business value of cloud storage is desirable, but large data volumes present large challenges for migration, compatibility, and agility. Below are four steps to transition even petabyte-scale data to cloud environments from experts at SwiftStack, a company that powers hybrid cloud storage for enterprises.

Solix Announces S3 Storage Solutions

Solix Technologies, Inc., a leading big data application provider for empowering data-driven enterprises, announced API support for Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service), a web service available from Amazon Web Services and also for private cloud deployments. The new S3 storage solutions are supported on Solix Big Data Suite 2.3, as part of a new software update.

Qumulo Announces Major Advancements in Scale-Out Storage

Qumulo, a leader in scale-out storage, announced the next release of Qumulo Core, delivering machine intelligent storage quotas. Qumulo’s machine intelligent quotas provide storage administrators with the flexibility to allocate storage resources without the compromises associated with legacy scale-out storage systems.

Alluxio Releases Data Analytics Solution for Alluxio Enterprise Edition and Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage

Alluxio (formerly Tachyon), developers of the world’s first system that unifies data at memory speed, today announced a solution with Alluxio Enterprise Edition (AEE) and Dell EMC’s Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS) for big data workloads. The new solution is designed to help Dell EMC ECS enterprise customers deliver more value from data as they transition their businesses to meet the new demands of a digital economy.

Big Data No Longer a Big Problem

Today’s enterprise-level organizations produce ever-increasing volumes of data each day. As employees create new documents, presentations, spreadsheets and more, the amount of stored content grows dramatically over time. This rapid data growth creates a challenging new problem for IT professionals: how to store all the data in the most cost-effective way, while ensuring end-users have immediate access to the information they need.

Alluxio Revolutionizes Enterprise Big Data, Launches Industry’s First Solution to Unify Data at Memory Speed

Alluxio (formerly Tachyon), developers of the system that unifies data at memory speed, announced general availability of its product portfolio, Alluxio Enterprise Edition (AEE) and Alluxio Community Edition (ACE).

New Release of DriveScale System Unlocks Fastest Path to Workload-ready, Big Data Infrastructures

DriveScale, the company that is pioneering flexible, scale-out computing for the enterprise using standard servers and commodity storage, announced its new release of the DriveScale System.

Enterprise in Big Data

To make the most of big data, enterprises must evolve their IT infrastructures to handle these new high-volume, high-velocity, high-variety sources of data and integrate them with the pre- existing enterprise data to be analyzed.

Big Data Analytics Meets Big Data

Wal-Mart handles more than a million customer transactions each hour and imports those into databases estimated to contain more than 2.5 petabytes of data. The explosion of data isn’t new. It continues a trend that started in the 1970s . What has changed is the velocity of growth, the diversity of the data and the imperative to make better use of information to transform the business. The hopeful vision of big data is that organizations will be able to harvest and harness every byte of relevant data and use it to make the best decisions. Learn more from this while paper.