Cloud IT infrastructure spending grows, non-cloud investments plunge

Vendor revenue from sales of IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud environments, including public and private cloud, increased 2.2% in the first quarter of 2020 (1Q20) while investments in traditional, n… Continue reading Cloud IT infrastructure spending grows, non-cloud investments plunge

How to Enable Reserved Storage Using DISM or PowerShell in Windows 10 Version 2004


Microsoft makes it easier for system administrators to query, enable, and disable Windows 10 Reserved Storage. In this article, I show you how to use the new DISM and PowerShell commands.

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Western Digital’s SMR Disks Won’t Work For ZFS, But They’re Okay For Most NASes.

An anonymous reader shares a report: Western Digital has been receiving a storm of bad press — and even lawsuits — concerning their attempt to sneak SMR disk technology into their “Red” line of NAS disks. To get a better handle on the situation, ArsT… Continue reading Western Digital’s SMR Disks Won’t Work For ZFS, But They’re Okay For Most NASes.

OPTIMUSCLOUD: Cost and performance efficiency for cloud-hosted databases

A Purdue University data science and machine learning innovator wants to help organizations and users get the most for their money when it comes to cloud-based databases. Her same technology may help self-driving vehicles operate more safely on the roa… Continue reading OPTIMUSCLOUD: Cost and performance efficiency for cloud-hosted databases

Global revenue from OCP infrastructure market to reach $33.8 billion in 2024

Worldwide revenue from the Open Compute Project (OCP) infrastructure market will reach $33.8 billion in 2024, according to IDC. While year-over-year growth will slow slightly in 2020 due to capital preservation strategies during the COVID-19 situation,… Continue reading Global revenue from OCP infrastructure market to reach $33.8 billion in 2024

NetApp to acquire Spot (formerly Spotinst) to gain cloud infrastructure management tools

When Spotinst rebranded to Spot in March, it seemed big changes were afoot for the startup, which originally helped companies find and manage cheap infrastructure known as spot instances (hence its original name). We had no idea how big at the time. Today, NetApp announced plans to acquire the startup. The companies did not share […] Continue reading NetApp to acquire Spot (formerly Spotinst) to gain cloud infrastructure management tools