- More on Windows Storage Spaces and an interesting acquisition of Microsoft in the storage industry this last month!
- Two more articles in the steady stream of news related to PCM (phase-change memory): One by our friends at searchstorage, and an interview with IBM Zurich Research member Harris Pozidis.
- One brilliant article about the sad situation of HP storage.
- Final proof that Amazon's Glacier cloud uses tape! I knew it! (see my September post below)
Pure Storage is not an IBM brand (yet)!):
here's a nice comparison by Hu Yoshida with the old days of "Hi-Fi" gear and how we used to combine and assemble best of breed components with the goal of the ultimate music experience in mind!
And lastly: Very unusual approaches to high capacity and long-term archiving and data storage:
In a kind of revival of optical storage, Hitachi proposes a glass-based storage solution to store data for millions of years while WD (Western Digital) thinks about helium-filled HDDs to boost capacity.