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Spectra Logic debuts Lustre archive campaign storage offering; adds Ceph integration to BlackPearl storage gateway

Storage vendor Spectra Logic announced Tuesday a new archive solution for Lustre file systems deployed in high-performance computing (HPC), education and government supercomputers, and data centers. The offering includes includes embedded hierarchical storage management (HSM) software by Campaign Storage, works with Spectra’s BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway, Intel’s Lustre file system, and an industry-standard policy manager. It offers seamless Lustre Archive functionality with a high-performance archive search and HSM management tool […]

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Velostrata 2.3 adds new features to establish multi-vendor hybrid cloud offering

Cloud workload mobility company Velostrata announced Tuesday new features to its software, continuing to provide a fast, easy, low-risk solution that brings unprecedented automation, acceleration and simplicity to public cloud adoption. Velostrata software helps organizations move production workloads to and from the public cloud in minutes, without any manual modifications to application source code or configuration, while maintaining application performance. With this release, the company adds new functionality to help […]

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AWS announces Amazon Wind Farm US Central 2; continuing move to renewable energy

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company announced Monday Amazon Wind Farm US Central 2, a new 189 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Hardin County, Ohio that will generate 530,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind energy annually starting in December 2017. Amazon engaged with utility grade wind projects company EverPower will construct, own, and operate the new wind farm. EverPower has seven active projects in four states producing a […]

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Redis Labs adds machine learning module to its open source project Redis: Redis-ML

Redis Labs introduced Tuesday to its open source project Redis-ML, the Redis Module for Machine Learning that accelerates the delivery of real-time recommendations and predictions for interactive apps, in combination with Spark Machine Learning (Spark ML). Machine learning is fast becoming a critical requirement for modern smart applications. Redis-ML accelerates the delivery of real-time predictive analytics for use cases such as fraud detection and risk evaluation in financial products, product […]

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IBM advances hybrid cloud database to boost speed, scale and simplicity

IBM introduced Tuesday significant advances in its database software, IBM DB2, helping companies lower their operating costs while bringing together transactions and analytics in the same database to increase the speed of real-time data analysis. The new DB2 will incorporate hybrid transactional analytical processing (HTAP) available for Linux, Unix, Windows, and z/OS in December. In contrast to typical business environments where transaction processing and analytical systems are based on distinct […]

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ATTO Technology delivers support for Windows Server 2016 in bid to shift to virtualized data centers

ATTO Technology announced this week support for the newly released Windows Server 2016 operating system. This latest enterprise offering from Microsoft delivers enhanced network security; expanded support for the software-defined data center; and new options to accelerate cloud applications. Accelerating storage performance and lowering latency to maximize the use of system resources anchor ATTO’s strategy to deliver various products for the software-defined and cloud computing markets. Included in ATTO’s portfolio […]

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NGD Systems joins OpenFog Consortium to boost adoption of fog computing

NGD Systems, vendor of solid state drives (SSDs) for cloud data centers, announced Monday that it has joined the OpenFog Consortium, the global organization that is driving advancements in fog computing in order to solve the latency, bandwidth, and communications challenges associated with IoT, 5G communications, and artificial intelligence. Fog computing is an emerging horizontal architecture for computing, storage, control, and networking that distributes these key services closer to end users […]

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Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7 adds high availability, improved scalability for MySQL

Percona, a vendor of enterprise-class MySQL and MongoDB solutions and services, announced Thursday availability of Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7, the latest release of the company’s open source high-availability solution for MySQL. Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7 is designed to deliver a consistent, optimal experience through increased performance, faster recovery from node failure and greater user control. Downloaded more than 780,000 times since its launch in April 2012, Percona XtraDB Cluster ensures […]

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Datadog unveils Application Performance Monitoring offering to boost visibility into cloud environments

Datadog released Wednesday a new Application Performance Monitoring (APM) extension to its platform that extends the company’s cloud monitoring platform to quickly identify code-level issues. This offering has been specifically built to help devops teams troubleshoot issues in complex, distributed applications that use hybrid clouds, microservices or containers. Datadog’s APM solution supports a variety of use cases, including performance optimization and outage diagnosis to reduce the impact of costly downtime […]

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