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Building Storage Infrastructure for Machine Learning

Published on March 7, 2017

The issue is clear: the adoption of machine learning is taxing underlying data access and management infrastructure. Prototypes and first generation infrastructure are typically built on whatever Enterprise storage the organization uses, or the team building it decides to roll their own …

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Even Object Storage Leaders Know It’s Not About Object Storage

Published on February 1, 2017

Object storage is hot (again), not because it “is a storage architecture that manages data as objects” … but because it can be cheaper, scale higher, and have richer metadata than traditional storage architectures like file systems …

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DDN Storage Outlook: Top Trends for 2017

Published on January 9, 2017

Among some of the biggest topics for storage last year were the transition to SSDs and the rise of burst buffers. At DDN, we were at the forefront of these trends re-energizing HPC workflows …

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How DDN Addresses Top Four Concerns From 2016 HPC Trends Survey

Published on December 14, 2016

As 2016 winds down, it’s only natural to reflect on the successes of the passing year and the challenges for the year to come. In that vein, DDN recently announced the results of its fourth-annual High Performance Computing (HPC) Trends Survey …

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How Do You Manage (Ingest, Process, Re-Process, Store, Administer, Grow, Share) 300 Petabytes of Data…That Grows Greater Than 80TB A Day? With DDN, of Course!

Published on December 13, 2016

DDN is really sizzling when it comes to weather these days – at UK Met, NCAR, NOAA, TRIUMF, and many more – because the complexity of weather and climate workflows is rising, as is the amount of data computed …

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DDN’s IME Comes of Age

Published on December 9, 2016

DDN’s burst buffer technology, known as IME® (Infinite Memory Engine) garnered a lot of attention at SC16 and in the press in the past few weeks, and I wanted to take a few minutes to discuss why. New customers, benchmarks …

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Top SC16 Takeaways in Processing, Networking, and Storage

Published on December 2, 2016

Although there wasn’t a lot of earth-shattering news out of SC16 this year – only a few major product announcements in what used to be a central part of the show – there was a lot of evidence of real progress in technologies …

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SC16 from a Next Generation Datacenter Perspective

Published on November 29, 2016

Last week I returned from Salt Lake City, where I attended SC16. It was a fantastic week, full of exciting and stimulating conversations. Moreover, it was my first time seeing snow (no, I’m not kidding)!


Published on November 15, 2016

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you’re probably starting to gear up for the annual Super Computing event (SC16) on November 13-18, in Salt Palace Convention Center, Utah—but DDN has been prepping for this event for months!

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¡Hola, Barcelona!

Published on November 8, 2016

I just came back from the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona. The conference took place at CCIB, a beautiful convention center that overlooks the beach.