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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

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

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

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

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
cloud

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
What Linus Torvalds thinks of NVIDIA

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

Opinion

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
Skyera Skyhawk design

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
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

Big Blue's GPFS: The tech's fantastic. Shame about the product

Storagebod Simplify it and you'll have a winner
StorageBod, 15 Apr 08:01

News

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

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

Nadella's database sqares 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

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

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

VMware starts invitation-only NSX training

How many of you really need network virtualisation anyway?
Simon Sharwood, 17 Apr 01:56

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

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

AMD demos 'Berlin' Opteron, world's first heterogeneous system architecture server chip

Forget CPUs. Forget GPUs. It's all compute, all the time
Rik Myslewski, 16 Apr 12:01
Kindle Big Brother

Amazon wires up email-to-Kindle to its gigantic online hard drive

Send attachments to your e-book reader, watch Bezos' cloud drive slurp it up
Simon Sharwood, 16 Apr 11:18
NUtanix logoi

Nutanix tries to lure in BIZ WHALES with fresh storage NOS

Can it interest enormo firms in a bit of 'web-scale' plankton?
Chris Mellor, 16 Apr 10:28

Techies: Hands-on lab to find out what AWS Cloud can do for you

Promo New skills, bright engineers – London, 30 April
David Gordon, 16 Apr 09:58
Motoral Moto G with a 64GB Kingston DataTraveler microDuo

Kingston DataTraveler MicroDuo: Turn your phone into a 72GB beast

Review USB-usiness in the front, micro-USB party in the back
Vulture

Fine print: Dell bod tells us the details of Fluid Cache for SAN

It's not just for Dell's own servers, says marketer
Chris Mellor, 16 Apr 08:32
Dromana bottles

Hic! Storage upstart DEY bought out by Australian wine merchant

Have another glass - this is a fruity one and no mistake
Chris Mellor, 16 Apr 07:27
parallels logo schematics

Parallels could whip VMware or Microsoft, happier as Robin Hood

Ingram deal puts junior virtualiser in box seat to broker SaaS and cloud
Simon Sharwood, 16 Apr 04:04