ONTAP innovations, baseball, and Abbott and Costello
Introducing the Specialist Series: Matthias Giraud – B.A.S.E. jumper and professional skier
Ode to a logo (or “You changed the what?!”)
NetApp HCI Offers a New 2-Node Storage Cluster for a Starting, Scalable Entry Point for Customer Workloads
Fighting Ransomware: Part Two – ONTAP Native (aka Free) Tools for Detecting Ransomware
Quick Continuity Conversations: Infrastructure Insight

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Amazon launches DynamoDB…We like what we see!

January 18, 2012

Amazon launched a new service today: DynamoDB. It’s a scaleable NoSQL database service that will run in the AWS cloud. It is akin to a hosted version of Cassandra or MongoDB with unlimited scalability. The most notable section of Werner Vogel’s blog announcing the new service is worth repeating:   Cloud-based systems have invented solutions to ensure […]

Capacity vs. Performance Tiering

January 10, 2012

In our end of year blog we reviewed a number of the unique storage challenges that infrastructure service providers face in building and operating a large-scale, and profitable, cloud offering. A clear understanding of these issues provides a more constructive lens through which to the viability of a storage solution within a high-performance cloud-scale setting. This approach […]

Looking Back Before We Charge Forward

December 13, 2011

2011 was a foundational year for us here at SolidFire. Emerging from stealth mode at Structure in June, to a great VMworld panel and TechFieldDay appearance in September, and more recently announcing our new financing round in late-October, we have been hard at work. The best part is we are just getting started. Beyond enhancing our product, building our team and spreading the […]

Designed for Solid State

August 22, 2011

For the past 20 years, network storage systems have been designed around spinning disk, with the form factor, performance characteristics, and reliability profile of the HDD dominating every architectural and design decision that was made. Many of these systems with 10-20 year old architectures are now bolting on solid state disk, which comes with a […]

Time for Solutions

June 20, 2011

Over the past few weeks, we’ve talked about the challenges of providing high-performance primary storage at cloud scale, challenges like performance, efficiency, and management. Today, I’m excited to stop talking about problems, and start talking about SolidFire’s solutions.   This week SolidFire is taking the wraps off our all-SSD storage technology and announcing our early access program. On our […]