IT News - Storage
2020 Jun 28
Getting Unstructured Data Under Control
The Next Platform, June 18th, 2020

Jeffrey Burt writes The Next Platform, "IDC envisions that in 2025, the amount of data will be generated just for that year alone will be a staggering 175 zettabytes, and we will keep a lot of it with the desire of transforming data into information and then transmuting that into money. This is the promise of what we have called data processing and information technology for the past five decades, at least. And that will never change..."
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2020 Jun 28
Managing Data Migration Challenges
architectingIT, June 16th, 2020

Chris Evans writes in architectingIT, "Fortunately, for traditional block-based workloads, the introduction of technologies like server virtualisation have taken most of the pain out of the process. However, migrating unstructured data still seems to represent a challenge. As a result, we see solutions from companies like Hammerspace, Komprise and Datadobi looking to both ease the process and take advantage of hybrid multi-cloud configurations..."
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    2020 Jun 28
    What Is The Difference Between Memory And Storage?
    SearchStorage, June 16th, 2020

    Brett Cooper, Rodney Brown and Stacey Peterson write in SearchStorage, "The terms memory and storage both refer to a computer's internal storage space. Memory is where an application puts the data it uses during processing. A storage drive is where data is placed for long- or short-term retention.

    The storage drive was traditionally an HDD, but SSDs with flash memory modules are now commonly used for primary storage. System memory, often referred to as random-access memory (RAM), is faster than disk or flash storage, but it's also usually more expensive on a per-gigabyte basis..."
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    2020 Jun 28
    World To Store 200ZB By 2025 - Cybersecurity Ventures/Arcserve
    StorageNewsletter, June 18th, 2020

    "Data growth is driven by a rapidly expanding universe of Internet users, apps, and IoT devices. More than 5 billion people currently access and store data on their digital devices and in the cloud. Roughly 7.5 billion people will be doing the same by 2030.

    The report predicts 338 billion lines of new software code will be generated in 2025, up from 111 billion in 2017.

    The IoT market is due to reach 31 billion connected devices this year and 75 billion IoT devices by 2025, according to Cisco..." - StorageNewsletter
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