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SanDisk’s new PCIe application accelerators arrive

SanDisk promises that its new flash-based storage systems and software will eliminate many of the I/O performance problems your data center faces today. They may just have something here.

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Red Hat clears up its software-defined storage options

If you were a little confused about Red Hat’s open-source, software-defined storage options in the past, no one could blame you. On one side there was Inktank Ceph Enterprise, a distributed object store and file system. On the other was Red Hat Storage Server which deployed the Gluster, a multi-protocol, scale-out file-system that can deal […]

Red Hat Squid web-proxy is not deleting files willy-nilly

Yes, the bug in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.7 Squid web caching proxy is a bad one. As the Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 1202858 reads, “restarting testing build of squid results in deleting all files in hard-drive.”

I think we can all agree that’s a bad, bad bug. Soon, people were talking about […]

HP wants to be your cloud server provider

We’ve gotten really good at deploying virtual machines (VM). That’s a good thing because the cloud depends on VMs. But no matter how many VMs you can place on a server, at the end of the day you still need hardware.

That’s where Hewlett-Packard (HP) wants to be your friend. True, HP has its own […]

Red Hat 7.1 is here, CentOS 7.1 coming soon

Serious businesses use Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and its near-twin brother CentOS for their servers. The question today for CIOs using or RHEL and CentOS is: When should they upgrade to RHEL 7.1 and/or CentOS 7.1?

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