Topic: storage

Red Hat’s and IBM’s storage businesses merge into single group at IBM

IBM today announced that the Red Hat and IBM Storage business are coming together as a single group within IBM to accelerate innovation in cloud-native, software-defined storage.  The unified group will be responsible for the development and delivery of Red Hat OpenShift Data Foundation and Red Hat Ceph Storage and any derivative cloud services offerings. … continue reading

Cloudflare releases updated distributed object storage solution

Cloudflare R2 Storage, the distributed object storage that eliminates egress costs, is now generally available.  The new version gives developers an S3-compatible API for seamless migration and an integration with Cloudflare Workers, a highly scalable serverless computing platform. “Egress fees are nothing but a tax on developers, stifling innovation and creativity. We are redefining the … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Storj

Storj DCS which stands for Decentralized Cloud Storage was released in late April as a tool for users to automatically encrypt all files before being uploaded so that the data is only in the right hands.  Files processed with Storj are encrypted, split into pieces, and stored on geographically diverse Nodes, and every file is … continue reading

Kasten by Veeam launches Kubestr open source project

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Kubestr

Kasten by Veeam announced a new community project to help DevOps and PlatformOps optimize Kubernetes storage resources. Kubestr is an open-source project designed to evaluate Kubernetes cluster storage configurations and performance.  While the introduction of Container Storage Interface (CSI) has enabled more cloud-native storage offerings, the company explained there is an overwhelming amount of options … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: HSE

Micron Technology has announced its heterogeneous-memory storage engine (HSE) is now available to the open-source community. The project was developed specifically for solid-state drives (SSDs) and storage-class memory (SCM).  According to the company, legacy storage engines that were developed for hard disk drives don’t take increased performance and reduced latency needs into account.  This software … continue reading

Report: Edge computing will grow as global data volume grows exponentially

The speed of data proliferation and the need for tailored data means that edge computing will become even more important in the coming years, according to a newly published report. The report, called “Data at the Edge: Managing and Activating Information in a Distributed World,” is produced by edge computing experts from Vapor IO, Packet … continue reading

Former President of Intel introduces new chip maker company

A new chip maker, Ampere Computing, has launched this week with the intent of improving the cloud computing experience. Led by CEO Renee James, former president of Intel, the team consists of semiconductor and cloud computing experts. “We have an opportunity with cloud computing to take a fresh approach with products that are built to … continue reading

Vertiv completes acquisition of Geist, expands global Rack PDU Portfolio

Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, today completed its purchase of Geist, a privately owned manufacturer of Rack Power Distribution Units (PDUs) and associated data center power products. This is the second significant acquisition of 2018 for Vertiv, which announced the purchase of Energy Labs Jan. 16. The acquisition of Geist solidifies Vertiv as a market … continue reading

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