Interview: Ubuntu Takes on Hyperscale Using Open Source Technology

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“The term and current marketing around “Big Data” may be over-spun, but it’s clear that the ability to store and process lots of data will unlock many interesting use cases that were simply not even considered to be requirements in the past. There are certainly going to be an increasing number of companies and sites that focus on analyzing the data they are generating and collecting with an eye to generating valuable insights – answers to questions like “in what geographical location do my products sell the most?” and “what demographic buys my highest margin products?”

Interview: Scalable Informatics Teams with Lucera for Low Latency

Joe Landman

“We’ve been working with Cantor Fitzgerald’s spin-out Lucera to architect, build, and support a very low latency, very high performance IaaS. They have developed tools to enable an intelligent distributed market, and are offering this extreme performance and advanced FX capability to traders all over the world.”

SAP HANA Storage Solution

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SAP HANA enables real-time access to mission-critical, business data and thus revolutionizes the way existing information can be utilized to address ever changing business requirements. A special whitepaper is now available thata describes both the business and technical benefits of implementing the Cisco UCS with NetApp Storage for SAP HANA solution.

FlexPod Select with Hadoop

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FlexPod Select with Hadoop delivers enterprise class Hadoop with validated, pre-configured components for fast deployment, higher reliability and smoother integration with existing applications and infrastructure. These technical reference architectures optimize storage, networking, and servers with Cloudera and Hortonworks distributions of Hadoop.

ESG Lab Validation Report – NetApp Distributed Content Repository

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In a new ESG Lab report, the NetApp Distributed Content Repository is examined in the context of transparent connectivity to massively scalable, object-based storage for enterprises in data centers, branch and remote offices as well as in the cloud, via service providers.

NetApp – Forrester Total Economic Impact Study

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NetApp commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying the NetApp Distributed Content Repository solution running StorageGRID software with E-Series hardware.

2014 Resolutions and Goals for a Storage Technologist

Kevin Dudak

“Most technology does some things well, and some things poorly. There is no ‘one thing’ that is the perfect solution for all use cases. As you make your next move, pick gear, software and partners that will first and foremost help solve the problem, don’t worry about what someone else will think of your choice. On more occasions than you think, an “old” technology, such as tape or virtualization, can create a competitive advantage.”

Object Storage for Dummies – NetApp Special Edition

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Enterprise data is growing rapidly – reaching multiple petabytes for many organizations. To maximize the business value of this data, enterprises need a storage infrastructure to store, manage, and retrieve a massive amounts of data. This eBook shows you how to address large content repository challenges with object storage.

Slidecast: Active Archive – Top Five Data Predictions for 2014

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Members of the Active Archive Alliance – including Crossroads, Fujifilm, QStar, SGI, and Spectra Logic – have compiled their top five predictions for data storage as it relates to active archives in the year to come.

ESG Lab Validation Report – NetApp Open Soution for Hadoop

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Learn why NetApp Open Solution for Hadoop is better than clusters built on commodity storage. This ESG lab report details the reasons why NetApp’s use of direct attached storage for Hadoop improves performance, scalability and availability compared to typical internal hard drive Hadoop deployments.