Can Object Storage Replace Parallel File Systems?

Last April, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Salishan Conference on High Speed Computing where I presented two interesting use cases for object storage in an HPC ecosystem. The first, and more traditional, as an economical active archive for simulation data, makes perfect sense. Once the computational analysis is over, why use expensive […]

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How to Evaluate Object Storage in Your Workflows

I was on an analyst briefing call a few weeks ago and something the storage analyst said really stood out. I am paraphrasing a bit, but the comment was “…the conversation is always NAS OR Object Storage and it really should be NAS AND Object.” The analyst who said it has a solid handle on […]

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Data Storage: One Size Does Not Fit All

Returning from the NAB Show in New York City, I was thinking of how many times I’ve made the remark that “one size does not fit all.” While usually this is associated with fashion, it is also true of data storage. Massive scalability is one thing, but what if you need to start small? This is […]

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Film Clips, Collages & Award Shows

The yearly Emmy award show never fails to entertain—with narratives and fashion that range from fabulous to faux pas; clips from each nominated show, actor and actress; heartfelt In Memoriam segments; to film collages showcasing the career of Lifetime Achievement honorees such as the incomparable Betty White; and this year’s actual wedding proposal. It might […]

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Technology: Moving Forward While Preserving History

Technology is often thought of as futuristic—from how we advance society and improve the quality of life to benefiting businesses and meeting regulatory and industry requirements. However, while visiting Iceland and talking to the natives, I was fascinated by the dichotomy of how proficiently Icelanders use technology to maximize the use of their extensive geothermal […]

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Traditional NAS vs Scale Out NAS For Enterprise Storage?

Do you follow the storage market? If so then you probably know that scale out NAS is currently all the rage. And for good reason. Businesses are racking up files in droves and with unstructured data making up such a large portion, many are seeking refuge in more easily scalable storage solutions. According to Gartner,… Read more »

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NAS vs SAN – How To Build Your Network?

If you’ve sat through a few meetings on storage needs, you’ve no doubt heard someone refer to NAS (Network Attached Storage) and SAN (Storage Area Networks). There’s also a good chance these terms were used interchangeably, which can cause a lot of confusion. I’ve heard some people refer to one or the other when they… Read more »

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Animated Whiteboard: The Advantages of Tegile’s Flash Storage Platform

Mobile technology lets people access data and get things done – whether they are using phones, tablets or laptops. While people love their devices, the magic that makes it all work together is something called a platform – that’s the technology inside that gives people a common user experience regardless of the device they happen […]

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Upgrade your Tegile IntelliFlash Array Automatically and Non-Disruptively

Tegile makes the process simple and seamless Remember when upgrading your storage system meant more time…and more downtime? We do, too. That’s why we made the upgrade process for IntelliFlash Arrays as simple and seamless as possible. Check out below the basics about the built-in automated upgrade feature for IntelliFlash, which requires no service interruption […]

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