I attended Storage Field Day 4 a couple of weeks ago in San Jose, CA. One of the companies we had the pleasure of hearing from was Coho Data, a startup that will be releasing itsDataStream 1000 scale-out storage product later this month. With this scale-out storage methodology, the use of monolithic storage arrays is no longer the case. Scale-out implies there will be one or most likely several nodes that contain compute resources and storage but act as one device with high availability and failover.
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