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Flashy Fusion-io pleads the fifth – the fifth loss-making quarter, that is

Low-hanging fruit of NAND PCIe cards picked and pressed long ago
Chris Mellor, 24 Apr 10:21

The big Reg STORAGE SURVEY

Tech Panel From RAID to FLASH and SDS ... and more
David Gordon, 24 Apr 07:33

Amazon loads Docker app containerization into its cloud

Virtualization's likely successor gets another boost
Jack Clark, 23 Apr 23:56

IBM rides nightmarish hardware landscape on OpenPOWER Consortium raft

Google mulls 'third-generation of warehouse-scale computing' on Big Blue's open chips
Jack Clark, 23 Apr 18:07

Microsoft Azure adds global HUSH-HUSH connection routes with Equinix

New 'ExpressRoute' connections in 16 Equinix bit barns across world
Jack Clark, 23 Apr 17:33

EMC feels burn of declining demand for enterprise storage

Sales edge up but profits collapse by a third for fiscal Q1
Paul Kunert, 23 Apr 17:02

Pure Storage opens wide, VCs shovel in yet MORE millions of $$$

Nearly half a billion dollars of funding to date. But no IPO?
Chris Mellor, 23 Apr 14:38

New HDS array: It's a G1000 Jim, but not as we know it*

'Most reliable hardware on the planet' ... is not a BlackBerry lookalike mobe
Chris Mellor, 23 Apr 13:01

It's GOOD to get RAIN on your upgrade parade: Crucial M550 1TB SSD

Review Performance tweaks and power savings – what's not to like?
Simon Crisp, 23 Apr 12:38
Ricardo Badalone

My software-defined life: Boss of MCS-flasher Diablo chats to the Reg

The flash DIMM software angle looks interesting
Chris Mellor, 23 Apr 10:08
Marconi-Stille steel tape recorder

Enterprise storage will die just like tape did, say chaps with graphs

Wikibon prognosticates, says we're all doomed
Chris Mellor, 23 Apr 07:29
Pat Gelsinger

VMware slurps more cash from the death of hardware

Expectation-busting quarter means Gelsinger's ship not slowing down yet
Jack Clark, 22 Apr 21:45

Opinion

List prices mean zilch. Remember that when buying from upstarts

Storagebod Be nice to vendors – even if they're the new kids on the block
StorageBod, 24 Apr 13:32
Diablo chart 2

Diablo: Get a load of this, PCIe flash-floggers. It's DIMM fine stuff

PCIe bottlenecks MLC flash when collecting garbage, upstart claims
Chris Mellor, 22 Apr 15:29

News

Diablo: Get a load of this, PCIe flash-floggers. It's DIMM fine stuff

PCIe bottlenecks MLC flash when collecting garbage, upstart claims
Chris Mellor, 22 Apr 15:29

Violin, Microsoft slip Windows, SQL Server, apps, flash into box

Keep your enemies close, keep your databases closer
Chris Mellor, 22 Apr 13:36

SAP's on-site apps fumble for the gearstick as cloud stamps pedal

This bandwagon is up and away, even if it's not carrying that much cash right now
Gavin Clarke, 22 Apr 11:35

SanDisk surfs cash tsunami on biz SSDs: Prelim nice, but DIMM?

Flash-on-DDR3-sticks to emerge later this year, we're promised
Chris Mellor, 22 Apr 10:38

Array upstart's chip boffin CEO: Skyera's not just a flash-in-the-pan

Comment These are serious revenues - plus there's a volume ship in May

Microsoft to spend $1.1bn to build Iowa data center

Gets tax, infrastructure incentives; promises jobs, $8m in annual property taxes
Rik Myslewski, 21 Apr 21:55

AMD's 'Seattle' 64-bit ARM server chips now sampling, set to launch in late 2014

But they won't appear in SeaMicro Fabric Compute Systems anytime soon
Rik Myslewski, 18 Apr 00:17

OpenStack Icehouse: IT'S ALIVE! – live migration, that is

Ninth release of open source cloud manager gains key enterprise features
Jack Clark, 17 Apr 23:02

Red Hat: We don't need no stinking dictator to make money out of OpenStack (in late 2015)

Open source company reckons young technology is 18 months away from major market adoption
Jack Clark, 17 Apr 19:23

Battle of the Linux clouds! Linode DOUBLES RAM to take on Digital Ocean

Also adds SSDs, Intel Ivy Bridge for 'largest single investment we've made in the company'
Jack Clark, 17 Apr 17:08

El Reg drills into IBM: The storage biz's got that sinking feeling

Analysis How long before Blue Big HQ pulls the plug on the whole thing?
Chris Mellor, 17 Apr 17:04
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Inside the Hekaton: SQL Server 2014's database engine deconstructed

Nadella's database squares the circle of cheap memory vs speed

BOFH: Oh DO tell us what you think. *CLICK*

Episode 4 $%%&amp Oh dear, we've been cut *CLICK* Well hello *CLICK* You're breaking up...
Simon Travaglia, 17 Apr 07:03

AWS bins elastic compute units, adopts virtual CPUs

Customers tired of wrapping their heads around odd computing power metric
Simon Sharwood, 17 Apr 06:27
Magic Carpet

Multi-hypervisor workload ... what? Just think of it as a virtual MAGIC CARPET

Comment Zerto converts VMs between hypervisor environments
Chris Mellor, 17 Apr 05:02

Oz winemaker/cloud says DEY buy cheaper than vendors' SDS

Door left open to future productisation
Simon Sharwood, 17 Apr 04:02
Chillout area in Google's data center

Google spends in three months on data centers what used to take a year

Chocolate Factory on track for TEN BEEELLION dollar annual bit barn spend
Jack Clark, 17 Apr 03:02
Block diagram of the NSX virtual networking stack from VMware

VMware starts invitation-only NSX training

How many of you really need network virtualisation anyway?
LaCie Tank

French hard-drive maker LaCie cops to YEAR LONG card data leak

And it didn't find out until the FBI broke the news
John Leyden, 16 Apr 16:57
Whitewater

Granite becomes Steel: Riverbed rebrands its ROBO gear

Lucky customers get to play with a BRA as well
Chris Mellor, 16 Apr 14:01
SoftLayer's data center

Come to campus or attend online: Microsoft hosts Accelerate Your Insights gig

Promo Enterprise software for big data and cloud analytics
David Gordon, 16 Apr 12:18