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NAB Show 2017: Here’s What Happened in Vegas That Didn’t Stay in Vegas

Published on May 12, 2017

Another successful NAB Show is on the books. This year’s show was buzzing with more than 100,000 attendees, including content creators, producers, and distributors from around the world that resulted in a steady flow of traffic on the show floor …

Lustre for Enterprise Computing: DDN’s Commitment and Increased Investments in Lustre, File Systems, and the Future of HPC

Published on May 1, 2017

During the past decade, parallel file systems have redefined how we think about I/O performance. The largest parallel file system storage environments today deliver TB/sec of bandwidth while, at the same time, sustaining hundreds of thousands of metadata operations …

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DON’T GAMBLE ON NEW MEDIA WORKFLOWS – SEE US IN VEGAS AT NAB17 TO GUARANTEE A BIG DATA WIN

Published on April 18, 2017

Driven by traditional content creation and even more data-intensive new media trends like VR and 360 video, the media and entertainment industry has become one of the most data-intensive in the world …

Accelerating the Genome Sequencing Process

Published on April 13, 2017

DDN is changing how life science data is stored, shared, and analyzed. Our genomics research customers have documented massive throughput increases for their analysis pipelines with our simple, cost-effective way of scaling capacity and performance as data sets grow …

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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 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 …

OBJECTS WILL BREAK INTO LEGACY DATA CENTERS. HOW?

Published on September 26, 2016

Over the past few years, we have learned a lot about objects and how they are perfect as a modern way to store information. The trillion-object-story and unlimited objects are superb examples of this idea. However, coming into reality — legacy enterprise workflows was something difficult to adopt, because we still need legacy protocols…

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HADOOP AND PARALLEL FILE SYSTEMS REACH AN AGREEMENT THAT SATISFIES MULTIPLE PARTIES

Published on August 4, 2016

Finally, HDFS and Parallel File Systems will run on the same platform…