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New OfficeDrop scan-and-store app gets big improvements

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OfficeDrop's paperless office service first caught our eye about a year and a half ago thanks to its business-friendly mix of Evernote-like portable scanning and Dropbox-esque cloud storage. We noted a few small flaws with the service at the time, but OfficeDrop has been busting hump since then, smoothing...
New OfficeDrop scan-and-store app gets big improvements

Amazon Web Services Outage Caused By Memory Leak And Failure In Monitoring Alarm

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A memory leak and a failed monitoring system caused the Amazon Web Services outage on Monday that took out Reddit and other major services. According to a post Friday night, AWS explained that the problem arose after a simple replacement of a data collection server. After installation, the server did not...
Amazon Web Services Outage Caused By Memory Leak And Failure In Monitoring Alarm
Amazon Cuts Prices For Its SSD-Based NoSQL DynamoDB, Adds Reserved Capacity Option

In attendance: the Mega crew parties, prepares for a fight ahead

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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND—“A year ago we were in a cell with only toilet paper and a blanket,” says Bram van der Kolk as midnight approaches at the Mega launch party. But, oh, how times have changed. Now during its first 14 hours of operation, the new file sharing service...
In attendance: the Mega crew parties, prepares for a fight ahead

Seagate overhals advanced NAS lineup with Business Storage servers

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Moving on from the old Black Armor product line, Seagate announces its latest NAS servers, which are now called Business Storage NAS. The new servers comes with USB 3.0, a Universal Storage Module (USM) slot, and a lot more. [Read more]...
Seagate overhals advanced NAS lineup with Business Storage servers
Not just networking: How Facebook plans to deconstruct the data center.
An ugly duckling no more: Why Platform-as-a-Service is poised for huge growth

Nexus breaks open new $270m fund, puts $2m into data management startup Datagres

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This weekend we looked at half a dozen of Asia’s most promising internationally-focused digital companies and, somewhat damningly, no representative from India made the list. While we did note that India has a couple of big startups and those with niche appeal overseas, the country is lacking a company with...
Nexus breaks open new $270m fund, puts $2m into data management startup Datagres

Zynga CTO talks up Z Cloud 2.0, shift away from Amazon

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Game giant Zynga is weaning itself off of Amazon public cloud infrastructure as it moves the bulk of its workloads onto its internal Z Cloud. “In early 2011, 80 percent of our [daily average users] were on Amazon, 20 percent on Z Cloud. By the end of the year that number...
Zynga CTO talks up Z Cloud 2.0, shift away from Amazon
Data Centers: Facebook Will Ice Backup Data in 'Sub-Zero' Datacenter

Patent Troll Says It Owns Podcasting; Sues Adam Carolla, HowStuffWorks

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We've written a few times about a patent trolling operation called Personal Audio. Like so many patent trolling companies, whose actually behind it is something of a mystery, but it does have an empty office in East Texas that no one ever goes to. It sued Apple and others claiming...
Patent Troll Says It Owns Podcasting; Sues Adam Carolla, HowStuffWorks
Man Accidentally Uses Google to Suck Money From Self

HP aims to shrink big data

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Hewlett-Packard wants to help organizations get rid of their useless data, all the information that is no longer needed yet still takes up expensive space on storage servers.The company's Autonomy unit has released a new module, called Autonomy Legacy Data Cleanup, that can delete data automatically based on the...
HP aims to shrink big data

Larry Ellison: Oracle Is Just Like Apple (ORCL)

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Larry Ellison wants you to know that his acquisition of Sun Microsystems isn't a bomb and the hardware isn't a dog, but a hugely profitable business that  already paid for itself. Ellison looks at his hardware business and sees Apple. Oracle wanted Sun so it could "do the same thing...
Larry Ellison: Oracle Is Just Like Apple (ORCL)

Lenovo Plans Push in Servers and Storage, CEO Says

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Lenovo Group Ltd. is setting its sights on new business areas such as servers and the market for smartphones in the developed world, its chief executive said, even as it sticks by a vision of promise in the troubled personal-computer industry. In an interview on Thursday, Lenovo Chief Executive Yang...
Lenovo Plans Push in Servers and Storage, CEO Says

Twitter and Google offer case studies in spanning distributed systems

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Looking at the tools these web giants build to span data centers and geographic distance to deliver real-time services will help make the web more resilient and scalable. Sure, for the layman, his Twitter photos are in “the cloud,” so of course they are available. But this idea of “the...
Twitter and Google offer case studies in spanning distributed systems

Amazon S3 Reports Staggering Growth in 2011

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Amazon Web Services just reported jaw-dropping growth in the number of objects stored in Amazon S3 year over year. "As of the end of 2011, there are 762 billion (762,000,000,000) objects in Amazon S3. We process over 500,000 requests per second for these objects at peak times," AWS Evangelist Jeff...
Amazon S3 Reports Staggering Growth in 2011

HDS releases converged infrastructure platform

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Hitachi Data Systems said that it is offering a pre-tested architecture that combines storage, servers, networking switches and virtualization software...
HDS releases converged infrastructure platform

Intel launches Atom CE5300-based storage platform with multiple streams, smart scaling

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There's been more than a few Atom-based storage servers. Most of them either have to lean on the same Atom processors you'd usually get with nettops, though, which makes them less than ideal for media tasks than a chip dedicated to the job. Intel has just launched a new...
Intel launches Atom CE5300-based storage platform with multiple streams, smart scaling

Twitter switched from Photobucket to an in-house storage system called Blobstore in September

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Today, Twitter has posted up an article on its engineering blog explaining how its in-house photo storage system called Blobstore works. Twitter built the new storage product in-house to replace Photobucket, which it partnered with in 2011, when it began allowing native photo attachments. Blobstore was turned on in September,...
Twitter switched from Photobucket to an in-house storage system called Blobstore in September
Facebook's newest mini-data center is putting your profile on ice for a long, long time

Lenovo and EMC Join Forces on Storage, Servers

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Lenovo and EMC will team up to develop and sell server and storage technology, with an eye to the Chinese market, the companies said on Wednesday....
Lenovo and EMC Join Forces on Storage, Servers

Western Digital adds offsite cloud storage backup for small businesses

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Western Digital gives small businesses an off-site backup solution by pre-installing KeepVault’s cloud storage software on its Sentinel storage servers....
Western Digital adds offsite cloud storage backup for small businesses
Tintri raises $25M for tripptiny-sounding infrastructure: virtualized flash storage

'Mega' file-sharing site, successor to Megaupload, to come from Kim Dotcom

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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom announced Thursday that he is starting a new hosting Web site as a successor to the file-sharing site that was shut down by U.S. prosecutors in January. Reuters reported that Dotcom believes the new site, dubbed Mega, will face no threat of being shut down by...
'Mega' file-sharing site, successor to Megaupload, to come from Kim Dotcom

Lenovo, EMC join forces on storage, servers

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Lenovo and EMC will team up to develop and sell server and storage technology, with an eye to the Chinese market, the companies said....
Lenovo, EMC join forces on storage, servers
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