The term “hyperscale” has quickly become common when discussing cloud computing, data centers and Big Data. But is it just a new buzz word, or is it here to stay?
Although it’s now 2017, data centers today are a throwback to 1985 in many ways. While today’s solid state drives (SSDs) are fast and effective, storage architects continue to think of them as just being solid state versions of spinning-platter disks, continuing to use them inside servers like the hard drives of the ‘80s.
It’s been a whirlwind year for the team at E8 Storage. After two years in R&D, our company announced $12m in funding in May, led by Accel, with participation from existing investors Magma Venture Partners and Vertex Ventures.
It’s voting season, and not just for the U.S. presidency! Voting is now open for the 2016 Storage, Virtualisation, Cloud (SVC) Awards, and E8 Storage is on the shortlist for the “SSD/Flash Storage Product of the Year
In his book The Flash Boys, author Michael Lewis describes the world of high-speed trading, and the computer systems and networks that companies built to gain a competitive edge.
There are numerous reasons why enterprises should consider a centralized NVMe storage solution, but one of the most important is SSD utilization. I’ll explain what I mean by that.