NVMeOF protocol

Demystifying: What is NVMeOF?

Background: what is NVMeOF and how it differs from NVMe? Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVM Express or also more commonly NVMe) and NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF, NVMeOF) are becoming a hype. The “NVMe” term still confuses many people. Many people use it to denote NVMe (PCIe) SSDs and some to denote the NVMe protocol. NVMe SSDs are the new default in business …

All-flash performance storage

All-flash performance storage for Coreix

All-flash performance storage on affordable price combined with excellent support! This is what Coreix was searching and what they got with StorPool. Coreix Limited is a London-based managed service and network provider. Part of their portfolio are also services like hosting, colocation and cloud. Coreix offers secure, agile, scalable and robust hosting solutions. Its clients are in sectors ranging from …

Kualo cloud storage

Software-defined solution for Kualo’s cloud storage

Kualo – a leading UK-based hosting provider chose StorPool to power the storage infrastructure for their hosting business. We interviewed Craig Luke, the Operations Director of Kualo to share his experience with StorPool. Cloud storage pains Craig shared that they have had a lot of storage pains with their cloud platform. They tried various products in 2009 and 2010. But …

Are traditional web hosting and hosting infrastructure dead?

Traditional hosting is dead. Long live the managed hosting. The hosting industry is changing, due to the changing nature of workloads and business demands, plus the subsequent shift to software-defined data centers. The hosting providers and end customers are in a battle for the two sides of the same coin. They demand more efficient IT environments, higher performance, better reliability and …

Kualo's Case Study

Shared Hosting with Software-defined Storage – Kualo and StorPool

Software-defined storage for shared hosting is a revolutionary concept. It gives hosting providers three main advantages – high availability, super fast shared hosting and amazing performance. Our team visited the office of Kualo web hosting to meet Jo Stonehouse – the Managing Director of Kualo. Jo shared his experience with StorPool and most importantly how StorPool helped Kualo to build …

Latency vs. Capacity storage

Latency storage vs. Capacity storage – A Podcast by Intel and StorPool

A couple of days ago, Boyan Krosnov, a Co-Founder and Chief of Product at StorPool joined an episode of Conversations in the Cloud. Conversations in the Cloud is a weekly podcast organized by Intel. About Conversations in the Cloud IT leaders driving the future of a software-defined infrastructure are sharing their knowledge and thoughts for the current market trends. The …

SDS-software-defined-storage

What is the value to use high-performance distributed storage

Distributed Storage, i.e. SDS 2.0 (software defined storage) – is it a hype or a real alternative to the expensive traditional storage array? Тhe end user demand and expectation to the IT systems is constantly growing. We all demand higher performance and more and more resources. And one of the critical systems which work in the background to deliver this …

Distributed-Storage-Predictions

New study: 63% of organizations will adopt distributed storage (SDS) by 2018

The rising popularity of Software-Defined Storage (SDS) and its advanced implementation known as “distributed storage” (DS) is making more companies to consider it as a real alternative of the traditional storage. We all are familiar with the expensive traditional SANs and the dedicated storage-only boxes and all-flash arrays. But is there a way in which by adopting innovation, you can …