Last year I worked with Hitachi Data Systems to evaluate the trade-offs of replication and erasure coding as ways to increase data storage reliability while minimizing costs. This lead to a white paper that has just been published: Compare Cost and Performance of Replication and Erasure Coding Hitachi Review Vol. 63 (July 2014) John D. […]
Hitachi (HGST, a Western Digital company) today launched the Ultrastar C10K1800, a 10000 RPM hard drive in the 2.5" form factor targeting enterprise / data center applications. Earlier versions of the Ultrastar C10K family topped out at 1.2 TB and came with a 6 Gbps SAS connector. Show More Summary
by Jamie Hinks Hitachi has told the UK's National Health Service (NHS) its proof-of-concept project can save big bucks on type two diabetes treatment spending. Read more about Hitachi leading the charge of big data ito disease prevention
Nick and his team recently launched HDS’ first global online community for customers, partners and developers and it is causing quite a stir due to its’ innovative approach to collaboration. The HDS online community has already been widely recognized by the media and a candidate for a number of industry awards in less than 6 month’s time post-launch. read more
Two areas of expertise at UC Santa Cruz--genomics and data storage--are brought together under a new research agreement sponsored by Hitachi. The agreement provides funding for cancer genomics research and the development of a pilot information system for evaluating clinical and genomic data from cancer clinical trials.
Hu Yoshida, VP and CTO, Hitachi Data Systems, discussed his company’s relationship with VMware and software-defined data center trends with theCUBE co-hosts John Furrier and Dave Vellante, live at VMWorld 2013. “23,000 people, it’s quite amazing, it shows the impact … Continue reading ?
Hitachi Data Systems, which has already contributed code to OpenStack, is now officially a corporate sponsor of the open source cloud effort.
Enterprises are gaining the ability to turn existing storage platforms over to flash even as solid-state media remains mostly a tool for caching and for applications with special requirements. On Wednesday, Hitachi Data Systems is bringing...Show More Summary
Datalink Becomes First Hitachi Data Systems Partner to Provide First-Call Unified Support Services for Converged Infrastructures Enables Customers to Leverage One Support Services Provider EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Datalink...Show More Summary
Scientists in Japan have come up with a way to store data in little slivers of quartz glass. According to Technorati, Japanese storage and electronics company Hitachi has announced that it has come up with a solution that stores data on slivers of quartz glass. UC Santa Cruz’s Director for the Center of Research in [...]Show More Summary
ScaleIO has raised $12 million in a Series A round from Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), Greylock Partners, and private investors for its software defined storage technology. ScaleIO is one of a new breed of storage providers that use software to scale across thousands of servers.
NAM member company Hitachi Data Systems reported some good news as manufacturing employment declined overall for the second straight month.Read the Rest...
Hitachi has invented a small device that can store data on it for an incredibly long time in binary form by creating a series of dots that can be read with a microscope.
Back when compact discs were first coming out, they were touted as being able to store data “forever.” As it turns out, given no more than a decade or so, they can and do degrade. According to an AFP report, Hitachi has unveiled a system that really may allow data to last forever – or at least, for several hundred million years. Show More Summary
What’s bad about technology? It’ll always be out of date. Once you’ve upgraded to the latest, it’s already become obsolete. Maybe there’s hope with Hitachi, the storage and electronics giant, unveiling a glimpse at the future of long-lasting digital storage: glass. The 2-centimeter by 2-millimeter square of quartz glass can hold 40 megabytes per square [...]
Sure, we can store huge quantities of bits in a tiny space, but how long will that data last? Current optical, magnetic and flash storage media have limited shelf lives, so Hitachi has announced a new way of locking up ones and zeros in quartz glass for hundreds of millions of years. Show More Summary
Hitachi has developed a glass-based data storage medium that is highly heat and water resistant, capable of holding data for hundreds of millions of years, and says it may be able to bring it to market by 2015. The company's main research...Show More Summary
Does this man that the human race will still have to deal with delusional religious texts in the future?
What's bad about technology? It'll always be out of date. Once you've upgraded to the latest, it's already become obsolete. Maybe there's hope with Hitachi, the storage and electronics giant, unveiling a glimpse at the future of long-lasting...Show More Summary
Anybody who’s had a hard drive crash knows the trauma that today’s imperfect storage technology can impart – but now a simple square of glass may hold the key to the vexing problem of storing data indefinably. Developed by Hitachi, the technology prints a binary series of dots upon a sliver of quartz glass which [...]