sanjeet777
By: sanjeet777

November 13, 2017 10:37 am

The Data Deluge

We keep hearing everywhere about the growth that the storage industry is seeing.  But where is this growth coming from?  Are the drivers of this growth still what they were a few years ago?  And what’s how’s the industry responding to that?  Over the course of next few weeks, I will examine the data growth […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

July 28, 2017 9:26 am

Let’s talk blue and double up performance

Credit to  Lars Marowsky-Bree and Sven Seeberg for their input here The Ceph storage system is a highly efficient and cost-effective tool for safely storing large amounts of data. Ceph has been called “valet parking for data.” A storage client saves the data to the cluster and is then free to turn to other tasks, while, […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

July 20, 2017 3:46 am

University of the Arts Utrecht, HKU gain a robust, high-performance backbone for file and block storage with SUSE Enterprise Storage

As resolutions and frame rates rise, HKU’s students needed to store and share increasing quantities of multimedia data. The university’s existing fragmented, multi-site storage infrastructure could no longer meet these growing demands. By deploying a four-node SUSE Enterprise Storage™ cluster—which will soon stretch across two locations for added resilience— HKU has gained a robust, high-performance […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

June 20, 2017 7:00 am

SUSE Enterprise Storage helping IT provider Phact to seamlessly keep pace with data growth

  With soaring data volumes pushing existing storage systems to their limits, IT provider Phact decided to transform its storage infrastructure with SUSE Enterprise Storage. With this highly scalable and efficient software-defined storage solution in place, Phact has broken down the barriers to growth—minimising time spent managing storage, reacting faster to changing business demands, and […]

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Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

June 19, 2017 5:52 am

Case Study: University Hospital Essen supports soaring volumes of patient data with SUSE Enterprise Storage and Thomas-Krenn

University Hospital Essen is a public teaching hospital that offers comprehensive medical care, and state-of-the art diagnostics and therapies that live up to the highest international standards. Located in Essen, Germany, the hospital serves the wider Ruhr metropolitan area, treating approximately 195,000 outpatients and 53,000 inpatients every year. With many modern clinics and building complexes, […]

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By: jlove

May 14, 2017 4:08 am

Ceph vs Swift for OpenStack object storage, why the ‘pros vs cons’ approach to evaluation is a flawed analysis

For a casual outside observer there’s a lot in common between Ceph and Swift: they are both open source projects, they have both enjoyed major and ongoing increases in the number of developers actively engaged in improving them, they are both mature, and they both have a legion of fans with serious engineering skills and […]

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By: davidbyte

May 2, 2017 12:36 pm

Lenovo says "Make it so" to HANA + SUSE Enterprise Storage

Quietly, and without fanfare, SUSE partner Lenovo went where nobody has gone before. They asked a question, and after investigating for a period of time said, “Make it so!”  What exactly did Lenovo do?  They certified a Ceph based storage solution with SAP for HANA TDI deployments! I know, you are probably saying, “Don’t you always […]

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By: jlove

April 20, 2017 5:12 am

University Hospital Essen supports soaring volumes of patient data with SUSE Enterprise Storage

“It usually takes three months to procure, install and configure a new mid-range storage system and migrate data over. Now, we can simply order a new bespoke and tested commodity system from Thomas-Krenn, and add its capacity to the storage pool within days – at 70 to 80 percent lower expenditure.” – Michael Nieporte, Head […]

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By: jlove

March 22, 2017 7:40 am

5 Steps to getting started with Open Source Software Defined Storage – and why you should take them

Back in 2013, analyst group IDC calculated that the total amount of data created and replicated in the world had edged beyond 4.4 zettabytes – a staggering number. The statement made the headlines and was widely repeated across media websites dealing with Big Data and the related storage issues. At the time, IDC attributed the […]

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By: jlove

March 7, 2017 2:00 pm

Stirred Up About Storage: Why 82% of organizations want to change their approach and move to software-defined storage

According to independent research conducted for SUSE by Loudhouse, a staggering 82% of organizations across the entire world, from Indiana to India and Europe to Eurasia have their approach to storage under the microscope – driven to make changes by the fear that their business’ growth will be choked by rising data volumes. So what’s […]

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