Redis extends to add vector search & wider tools
Databases are still changing. Despite having been on the planet for some 60-years depending on which history of data analysis you care to read, the development of databases continues to grow every year. Primarily driven by new use cases for data, databases of all descriptions are also evolving due ... Read more
Honey, I shrank the data. How DNA storage could reduce the data centre to just a few particles
Capacity, cost, and performance. Three of your top data storage priorities? No wonder, and it’s the same for many. The volume of data we produce is in overdrive, we’re churning out a staggering 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day - and that impacts the size of your data centre, how far your ... Read more
Snyk opens regional data residency for the EU in Frankfurt
A pioneer in developer security, Snyk, has announced the launch of new datacenter for its services in Frankfurt, Germany. This move provides additional assistance for European companies looking to develop safe apps while preserving EU data residency.
Snyk has grown significantly in EMEA over t... Read more
‘WD in talks with Kioxia about a possible $20-billion merger’
Data storage company Western Digital's shares jumped 7.8% today after the Wall Street Journal published a report that the company is in merger talks with Kioxia, a leading flash memory manufacturer.
The deal could be worth more than $20 billion, according to WSJ's sources. The sources say that W... Read more
Talend survey finds only 64% of enterprises leverage data properly
Enterprise leaders cannot stop touting data as the most important thing in business. However, about 36% of business leaders do not leverage its usefulness to make important decisions.
A survey by Talend, an open-source data integration platform, found that 78% of business executives do not know ... Read more
Micron is done with 3D XPoint and is selling its factory
After almost a decade of investments and slow progress, Micron announced on Tuesday that it is ending its involvement in the development of 3D XPoint, a non-volatile memory technology, which was originally developed in partnership with Intel.
As it stops all research & development on 3D XPoi... Read more
90% of pre-owned storage devices contain business and personal data
About 90% of resold storage media devices (mainly hard drives & USB sticks) contain private or business data, put there by former users. The conclusion comes from a new study conducted by the security firm Kaspersky.
The data could be anything from finance-related documents and work emails t... Read more
NetApp brings ‘cloud-like’ experience to data management software
NetApp, a data storage provider, is updating its software service to help users utilize their hybrid information technology infrastructure. The company said that new capabilities would be added to its NetApp ONTAP data management software.
With these capabilities, NetApp customers will enjoy dee... Read more
Seagate releases new CORTX software for object storage purposes
Seagate is making its way into the object storge business with a new software solution named CORTX. The hard drive maker has ambitions to build a developer community that will deal in open source software. They have published a reference architecture that will be used in Lyve Drive Rack.
The an... Read more
Pure Storage acquires PortWorx to accelerate cloud-native growth
Pure Storage is looking to expand its operations into the growing cloud-native and Kubernetes-based storage market. As a result, they have announced that they are acquiring Portworx, a data services platform. The company announced that it is paying $370 million in cash for the deal.
Portworx off... Read more