Advance boosts efficiency of flash storage in data centers

MIT researchers have modified solid-state drives (SSDs), which use flash storage, to process key-value pairs to cut in half the energy and space required to store and manage user data. Advance boosts efficiency of flash storage in data centers New architecture promises to cut in half the energy and physical space required to store and […]

How we optimized Magic Pocket for cold storage

Ever since we launched Magic Pocket, our in-house multi-exabyte storage system, we’ve been continuously looking for opportunities to improve efficiency, while maintaining our high standards for reliability. Last year, we pushed the limits of storage density by being the first major tech company to adopt SMR storage. In this post, we’ll discuss another advance in […]

Container Storage Interface (CSI) for Kubernetes GA

The Kubernetes implementation of the Container Storage Interface (CSI) has been promoted to GA in the Kubernetes v1.13 release. Support for CSI was introduced as alpha in Kubernetes v1.9 release, and promoted to beta in the Kubernetes v1.10 release. The GA milestone indicates that Kubernetes users may depend on the feature and its API without […]