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'We're in orbit!' Rosetta becomes first spacecraft to orbit comet

After a 10-year chase taking it billions of miles across the solar system, the Rosetta spacecraft made history Wednesday as it became the first probe to rendezvous with a comet on its journey around the sun.<p>"Thruster burn complete. Rosetta has arrived at comet 67P. We're in orbit!" announced the …

Cloud conversations: AWS EBS, Glacier and S3 overview (Part III)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently added EBS Optimized support for enhanced bandwidth EC2 instances (read more here). This industry trends and …

Cloud Computing

Dell EMC Social Sphere

Tectonic shift as public cloud giants acknowledge the power of private deployment options

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Barb Darrow<p>Among all the cloud news this week, the bulk of attention went to dueling price cuts by Google(s goog) and …

How to overcome flash-based storage limitations to ensure efficiency

In spite of what you may have heard, flash-based storage -- whether you're talking about memory chip-laden PCI...<p>Express cards aimed at servers, …

Flying snake gets some lift by spreading its ribs

Frogs singing in Malaysian swamp at dusk judged to be 'most beautiful sound in the world'

Winner of an online competition<p>Sound expert Julian Treasure created an online competition to discover what the most 'beautiful sound in the world' …

Like Darwin’s Finches, But Weirder, Bat Faces Showcase Amazing Adaptations

Bats come in a dazzling array of shapes and sizes, representing some of the widest variation among all mammals — most notably the New World leaf-nosed bats. These creatures, which when photographed often look drowsy and avuncular, are distinguished by horn-like appendages on their noses. These are …

Facebook says Open Compute Project helped it save $1.2B in infrastructure costs over past 3 years

Mark Zuckerberg made an appearance at the 2014 Open Compute Summit today to talk about how Facebook’s Open Compute Project has saved the company more than $1.2 billion in infrastructure costs over the past three years. In addition, he shared more about his vision for Internet.org, the community …

Hungry snails and acidic water threaten oysters - Futurity

The once-booming Olympia oyster, which is native to the US West Coast, could face a double threat from ocean acidification and invasive predators.

Oysters

Production-ready ZFS offers cosmic-scale storage for Linux

The maintainers of the native Linux port of the ZFS high-reliability filesystem have announced that the most recent release, version 0.6.1, is …

How to Build an Agile and Scalable SaaS for Long-Term Success

<i>James Kenigsberg is the Chief Technology Officer and a founding team member at 2U, an educational technology company that partners with universities to offer online degree programs.</i><p>The most amazing outcomes start as lofty ambitions. The idea of changing someone’s perspective — or even <i>life</i> — is a …

should I go all SSD?

This came in this morning’s email from a reader I’ll call Perplexed. How would you advise Perplexed?<p>I’m looking at a new iSCSI storage system for two …

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving

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Top 10 storage stories of 2013

The big drivers in storage this year have been:<p>Server and desktop virtualisation, which has driven the flash storage revolution.<br>• Increasing data …

Big Data

Cloud Storage Predictions for 2014

Cloud computing is Internet based development and use of computer technology. It is a style of computing in which typically real-time scalable …

Cloud Computing

Poojan Kumar's PernixData Out to Build the 'VMware' for Storage

<i>A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Poojan Kumar, Co-Founder and CEO, PernixData…</i><p>“We’re the brains of storage,” is how co-founder and CEO, Poojan Kumar, describes the service his PernixData software provides data center managers. PernixData, …

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I’d like to continue the discussion on storage savings technologies. In my recent post on Dedupe and Compression I attempted to clarify the …

Nasuni Targets Primary Storage in the Cloud

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Cloud storage startup Nasuni entered public beta today, bringing with it a new, but familiar, approach to storing primary …

HP Aims To Take EMC Down With New Storage Lineup

Hewlett-Packard is taking direct aim at storage market leader EMC with the new HP StoreOnce Backup and HP StoreAll Archive systems.<p>HP unveiled the …

EMC

Symantec Storage Foundation embraces flash to cluster DAS

Symantec Corp. upgraded its Storage Foundation storage management and file system software today, taking advantage...<p>of flash to improve performance …

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Why the Midwest is better for startups than saturated Silicon Valley

<i>Matt Lautz is the president of the cloud-based contact center company CorvisaCloud.</i><p>Traditionally, top talent flocks to the coasts for the in-demand and most coveted technology jobs. The Midwest is rarely seen as a technology hub, if at all. In recent years that has been attributed to the “brain …