Space-based Data Backup -Lonestar to send a Micro-data Center to the Moon

Lonestar, a technology startup, plans to build data centers on the Moon. To test the concept, Lonestar plans to send the first equipment as part of the Intuitive Machines IM-2 lunar mission, which is scheduled for December 2022.  According to the company’s plan, the lunar data center will provide edge computing for future missions, as well … Read more

QNAP and ULINK Release AI Drive Failure Prediction Tool for NAS

QNAP has partnered with ULINK Technology to unveil a cloud-based storage analytics tool. Leveraging artificial intelligence, this application allows you to predict disk failures and take proactive measures to protect against downtime and data loss. As noted, DA Drive Analyzer uses statistics obtained from the cloud artificial intelligence portal ULINK. Based on the historical usage data of millions … Read more

Showa Denko Develops Hard Disk Medium for MAS-MAMR Technology

Showa Denko (SDK) has developed a hard disk recording medium, which is a key component for manufacturers such as Toshiba to create more than 20TB disk drives using Microwave-Assisted Switching / Microwave-Assisted Magnetic Recording ( MAS-MAMR).     Usually, the MAS-MAMR, also referred to as the second generation of MAMR technology, reduces the distance between recording … Read more

Introducing Datadobi Query Language (DQL) – A Unique Technology to Scan and Interrogate Petabyte-Scale Unstructured Data Lakes

According to IDC, there will be about 175 zettabytes (ZB) of data worldwide by 2025 compared to 64.2ZB in 2020. Not surprisingly, as a result, 95% of businesses cite the need to manage unstructured data as a problem for their business.  Both of Datadobi’s products, DobiMigrate and DobiProtect, have been designed to scan large file systems containing billions of files … Read more

QNAP and DataCore Optimizes Storage and Archiving in Hybrid Environments

QNAP Systems announced a partnership with DataCore that will allow it to use the latter’s vFilO file system for automated on-premise file transfer and archiving. This offering will enable enterprises with distributed hybrid environments to centralize storage (including block, file, and object storage) and maximize storage efficiency through automated, AI-powered tiering. Users will be able to … Read more

StorageOS Founder and CEO, Alex Chircop, to Present at Cloud Native London, April 2021

Attendees to Learn How to Avoid the Common Pitfalls and Instead Employ Best Practices for Performance and Benchmarking Cloud-Native StorageStorageOS, a leader in cloud-native storage management, today announced that Founder and CEO, Alex Chircop will present, “Performance and Benchmarking Cloud-Native Storage” at the upcoming cloud Native London, April 2021.  When: Wed, April 7, 6:30 PM GMT+1  Why … Read more

QNAP Launches Intel Xeon-based Hybrid NAS with Thunderbolt Ports Option

QNAP has unveiled the TVS ‑ h1288X and TVS ‑ h1688X NAS with QuTS hero operating system, featuring a 3.3 GHz Intel Xeon W ‑ 1250 six-core processor and up to 128 GB DDR4 ECC memory. Reportedly, the announced new items support the installation of two PCIe ‑ expansion cards QXP ‑ T32P (they are … Read more

24 TB Hard drives expected in 2022

The ever-growing need for large storage media is forcing hard drive manufacturers to introduce new magnetic recording technologies every few years. But besides this, there are other methods of increasing the capacity of hard drives. One of these is the use of more magnetic recording plates. Toshiba was the first manufacturer to market hard drives using nine … Read more

Western Digital releases My Passport SSD with up to 2TB Capacity

Western Digital has unveiled a new WD-branded My Passport solid-state drive in various capacities up to a maximum of 2TB. “The new My Passport has exactly the features — speed, reliability, and functionality — that users expect from devices made by our company,” said Susan Park, vice president of User Solutions at Western Digital. “This powerful … Read more

SK Hynix launches NVMe SSD based on 128-layer 3D NAND TLC

SK Hynix unveiled the world’s first NVMe SSDs based on 128-layer 3D NAND TLC chips in the Gold P series. The devices are made in M.2 format, equipped with PCI Express 3.0 x4 interface, and are offered in 500 GB and 1 TB versions. The drives are based on proprietary controllers and a small buffer from … Read more