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NAND Flash and the Collapse of Storage Tiering

Shahar Frank September 12, 2017 blog, Flash memory, NAND, Storage Tiers, Tiering

Flash memory (and, most importantly, the introduction of MLC and eMLC NAND) revolutionized a large part of the storage industry. In this blog, I’ll describe how flash-based storage media not only...

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The State of Stateful Containers

Allon Cohen May 01, 2017 blog, stateful containers

The Elastifile team has just returned from DockerCon 2017 and (in addition to some great stories about Austin nightlife) they brought back their report on the state of stateful containers. Yes,...

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The Shift to Cloud, Archimedes, and Twark Main

Allon Cohen February 21, 2017 blog

Since you are reading this blog you have probably heard of the shift to cloud, and everybody has heard of Archimedes, so I will start with Twark Main.

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Flexible, Software-Defined Deployment and Management

Jerome McFarland August 16, 2016 blog

In a perfect world, storage would be invisible. Deploying and managing storage is just a means to an end.  It’s no one’s idea of a good time.  All we really want is a painless path to achieving...

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Hybrid Cloud Economics: Does the Math Work Out?

Allon Cohen August 22, 2017 blog, hybrid cloud, cloud economics

By the end of this blog I will:

  1. Use macroeconomic principles to prove that every growing enterprise – yes, everyone – should use hybrid cloud services, and
  2. Show a nice hybrid cloud demo.

If you...

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Can CompSci Get Out of the Way of LifeSci?

Dave Paye March 27, 2017 blog, lifesci, compsci, parallel computing

Ninety. Years.  

That’s the new estimated life expectancy in some countries. New research published in The Lancet estimates by 2030 we’ll see life expectancies hit 90 in many countries around the...

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Stateful Containers: Paradox or Paradise?

Allon Cohen January 19, 2017 blog, stateful containers, containers

Achilles and the Tortoise have just completed the cooperative mode of Portal 2 on the PlayStation 3 in the company’s recreation room (yes, PlayStation 3, this is an ancient parable after all)....

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Respect the Silicon…and Bring on the Cloud

Jerome McFarland June 13, 2017 blog, parallel computing, EDA

Putting the “Silicon” back in “Silicon Valley”

In recent years, the software development industry has risen to well-deserved prominence in our social consciousness.  Our interactions with software...

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Metadata Makes All The Difference

Ezra Hoch March 07, 2017 blog

Creating a distributed, scale-out file-system is a challenging task. You need to scale read/write I/O as well as metadata I/O, while still preserving consistency of the entire file-system. Scaling...

Read more>>

A Data-Centric Approach to Data Mobility

Shahar Frank October 24, 2016 blog

This sounds obvious and simple, but shouldn’t the critical requirements of data mobility across sites, private clouds, and the hybrid cloud be delivered with a true data-centric approach? Yet the...

Read more>>

NAND Flash and the Collapse of Storage Tiering

Shahar Frank September 12, 2017 blog, Flash memory, NAND, Storage Tiers, Tiering

Flash memory (and, most importantly, the introduction of MLC and eMLC NAND) revolutionized a large part of the storage industry. In this blog, I’ll describe how flash-based storage media not only...

Read more>>

Respect the Silicon…and Bring on the Cloud

Jerome McFarland June 13, 2017 blog, parallel computing, EDA

Putting the “Silicon” back in “Silicon Valley”

In recent years, the software development industry has risen to well-deserved prominence in our social consciousness.  Our interactions with software...

Read more>>

Can CompSci Get Out of the Way of LifeSci?

Dave Paye March 27, 2017 blog, lifesci, compsci, parallel computing

Ninety. Years.  

That’s the new estimated life expectancy in some countries. New research published in The Lancet estimates by 2030 we’ll see life expectancies hit 90 in many countries around the...

Read more>>

The Shift to Cloud, Archimedes, and Twark Main

Allon Cohen February 21, 2017 blog

Since you are reading this blog you have probably heard of the shift to cloud, and everybody has heard of Archimedes, so I will start with Twark Main.

Read more>>

A Data-Centric Approach to Data Mobility

Shahar Frank October 24, 2016 blog

This sounds obvious and simple, but shouldn’t the critical requirements of data mobility across sites, private clouds, and the hybrid cloud be delivered with a true data-centric approach? Yet the...

Read more>>

Hybrid Cloud Economics: Does the Math Work Out?

Allon Cohen August 22, 2017 blog, hybrid cloud, cloud economics

By the end of this blog I will:

  1. Use macroeconomic principles to prove that every growing enterprise – yes, everyone – should use hybrid cloud services, and
  2. Show a nice hybrid cloud demo.

If you...

Read more>>

The State of Stateful Containers

Allon Cohen May 01, 2017 blog, stateful containers

The Elastifile team has just returned from DockerCon 2017 and (in addition to some great stories about Austin nightlife) they brought back their report on the state of stateful containers. Yes,...

Read more>>

Metadata Makes All The Difference

Ezra Hoch March 07, 2017 blog

Creating a distributed, scale-out file-system is a challenging task. You need to scale read/write I/O as well as metadata I/O, while still preserving consistency of the entire file-system. Scaling...

Read more>>

Stateful Containers: Paradox or Paradise?

Allon Cohen January 19, 2017 blog, stateful containers, containers

Achilles and the Tortoise have just completed the cooperative mode of Portal 2 on the PlayStation 3 in the company’s recreation room (yes, PlayStation 3, this is an ancient parable after all)....

Read more>>

Flexible, Software-Defined Deployment and Management

Jerome McFarland August 16, 2016 blog

In a perfect world, storage would be invisible. Deploying and managing storage is just a means to an end.  It’s no one’s idea of a good time.  All we really want is a painless path to achieving...

Read more>>

NAND Flash and the Collapse of Storage Tiering

Shahar Frank September 12, 2017 blog, Flash memory, NAND, Storage Tiers, Tiering

Flash memory (and, most importantly, the introduction of MLC and eMLC NAND) revolutionized a large part of the storage industry. In this blog, I’ll describe how flash-based storage media not only...

Read more>>

Hybrid Cloud Economics: Does the Math Work Out?

Allon Cohen August 22, 2017 blog, hybrid cloud, cloud economics

By the end of this blog I will:

  1. Use macroeconomic principles to prove that every growing enterprise – yes, everyone – should use hybrid cloud services, and
  2. Show a nice hybrid cloud demo.

If you...

Read more>>

Respect the Silicon…and Bring on the Cloud

Jerome McFarland June 13, 2017 blog, parallel computing, EDA

Putting the “Silicon” back in “Silicon Valley”

In recent years, the software development industry has risen to well-deserved prominence in our social consciousness.  Our interactions with software...

Read more>>

The State of Stateful Containers

Allon Cohen May 01, 2017 blog, stateful containers

The Elastifile team has just returned from DockerCon 2017 and (in addition to some great stories about Austin nightlife) they brought back their report on the state of stateful containers. Yes,...

Read more>>

Can CompSci Get Out of the Way of LifeSci?

Dave Paye March 27, 2017 blog, lifesci, compsci, parallel computing

Ninety. Years.  

That’s the new estimated life expectancy in some countries. New research published in The Lancet estimates by 2030 we’ll see life expectancies hit 90 in many countries around the...

Read more>>

Metadata Makes All The Difference

Ezra Hoch March 07, 2017 blog

Creating a distributed, scale-out file-system is a challenging task. You need to scale read/write I/O as well as metadata I/O, while still preserving consistency of the entire file-system. Scaling...

Read more>>

The Shift to Cloud, Archimedes, and Twark Main

Allon Cohen February 21, 2017 blog

Since you are reading this blog you have probably heard of the shift to cloud, and everybody has heard of Archimedes, so I will start with Twark Main.

Read more>>

Stateful Containers: Paradox or Paradise?

Allon Cohen January 19, 2017 blog, stateful containers, containers

Achilles and the Tortoise have just completed the cooperative mode of Portal 2 on the PlayStation 3 in the company’s recreation room (yes, PlayStation 3, this is an ancient parable after all)....

Read more>>

A Data-Centric Approach to Data Mobility

Shahar Frank October 24, 2016 blog

This sounds obvious and simple, but shouldn’t the critical requirements of data mobility across sites, private clouds, and the hybrid cloud be delivered with a true data-centric approach? Yet the...

Read more>>

Flexible, Software-Defined Deployment and Management

Jerome McFarland August 16, 2016 blog

In a perfect world, storage would be invisible. Deploying and managing storage is just a means to an end.  It’s no one’s idea of a good time.  All we really want is a painless path to achieving...

Read more>>

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