If you're a systems engineer wondering why object storage, what is it good for, and why you would abandon an existing storage solution for an object store - Mike McWhorter has some answers for you.
We are now shipping the latest product in our capacity enterprise HDD product line, the 8TB Ultrastar® DC HC320, providing...
It’s not only performance that makes NVMe a game changer. NVMe also has some very innovative features that bring unique benefits to existing workloads and open possibilities for new applications. Here are 6 NVMe features you should be aware of.
By 2021, more than 80% of enterprise data will be stored in scale-out storage systems. Here's how companies are contending with digital transformation and the state of object storage in the market today.
A Year of Action! The Lunar New Year is arriving on February 16th and according to Chinese zodiac it will...
NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) is a new protocol for accessing high-speed storage media that brings many advantages compared to legacy...
To compete in today’s market, the TCO of an object storage system for long term data retention needs to be in the same ballpark OR LESS than tape. See how you can build a backup to object storage private cloud solution that's 52% lower TCO!
In this blog series, Peter Plamondon will be sharing helpful, broad guidelines on how to optimize your Storage Spaces Direct configuration and avoid common pitfalls.
There are new fundamentals for data, and they're based on value. When data lives forever, our dynamic world requires dynamic storage.
Abandoning the decades-old SAS and SATA software protocol stacks, NVMe is the new kid on the block. Will it dominate the data warehouse workload space?
HDDs vs. SSDs - will any device lead the data storage space? Here’s a look at where we are and what’s awaiting us.
Better Performance: VMware®’s Suggestions for Identifying Proper Workload Configuration on vSAN Performance Testbed
A more in-depth look at the HCIBench configuration used in the initial baseline and VMware’s suggested methodology to identify a sweet spot, which helped to achieve 600,000+ IOPS
From post-install tasks through networking configuration and vSAN cluster setup, this blog takes you step by step in configuring Western Digital’s vSAN performance testbed.
From design considerations to performance best practices, the vSAN Performance Testbed from Western Digital’s Data Propulsion Labs pushes vSAN over 600k IOPs and brings definitive data to vSAN administrators and ReadyNode design teams.
The Ultrastar® SS300 is the newest generation of our popular SAS SSD, integrating advanced controller technology with 3D NAND to power the most challenging workloads with greater efficiency.
Our enterprise HDDs and SSDs at Western Digital are known for industry-leading reliability and Quality of Service (QoS). For this reason, they are widely used by cloud service providers, server OEMs and server ODMs.
Welcome our guest blogger Arjan van Proosdij, Solutions Marketing at Veritas Technologies, as he shares how the backup process to the private cloud has helped change and modernize business.
Today, ransomware is evolving into an global epidemic threat. Welcome our guest blogger Jim Crook, Senior Product Marketing Manager at CTERA, as he shares different preventive measures you can take to best prepare for a ransomware attack.
From tweets to log files, don’t let storing unstructured data ruin your life. Here’s how Object Storage is helping companies bring order to the chaos.
The key to the @Scale data center is using the right tool for the right job. Here’s how the new ActiveScale™ P100 system is helping customers succeed with 50% data growth.
Today, Western Digital is showing that its newly combined force, with HGST and SanDisk brand, is one to be reckoned with in the storage technologies and solutions market.
At VMworld in Barcelona, Western Digital will be announcing two new SSD certifications for high performance caching using Virtual SAN™. Learn how flash is enabling the VMware Cloud Foundation.
Everyone involved with enterprise storage has heard of Object Storage, but few actually know what it is. Clay Ryder walks through the basics and explains why it matters for your data and business.
Building an analytics-converged data platform using software-defined object data lake for cloud native and existing POSIX applications using the HGST data lake platform and how it compares to public cloud-based data lakes.