Reprints from my posting to SAN-Tech Mailing List and ...


[san-tech][03313] Hortonworks (Re: Yahoo、Hadoop部隊を Spin Outへ)

Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2011 20:20:25 +0900
[san-tech][03234] Yahoo、Hadoop部隊を Spin Outへ
  Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 00:37:13 +0900

"Yahoo! and Benchmark Capital to Form Hortonworks to Increase Investment
 in Hadoop Technology and Accelerate Innovation and Adoption"

 Independent Company Dedicated to Working with Apache Hadoop Community
 to Architect the Future of Big Data
 June 28, 2011

  "Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) and Benchmark Capital today announced
   the formation of Hortonworks, an independent company consisting of
   key architects and core contributors to the open source Apache Hadoop
   technology pioneered by Yahoo!."

[san-tech][03312] YouTube: Hadoop Summit 2011, June 29, 2011

Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2011 03:49:29 +0900
2011年 6月 29日に開催された

Hadoop Summit 2011

のスライド入り講演ビデオ (Summit videos with embeded presentations) が
公開されています。少しづつ追加されているようです。現在 16編、午前の講演

[san-tech][03311] OCZ Technology: Virtualized Controller Architecture (VCA) 2.0 Release, July 26, 2011

Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2011 00:40:27 +0900
また OCZ Technologyのプレスリリースですが、

"OCZ Talos SAS Solid State Drives Now Available With Virtualized Controller
 Architecture 2.0"
 VCA 2.0 Now Implemented in OCZ SAS SSD Products Optimizing Talos for
 Enterprise Workloads
 July 26, 2011

  "... today released a refresh of the Talos Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
   6Gb/s SSDs with OCZ's proprietary Virtualized Controller Architecture
   (VCA) 2.0. Designed for enterprise applications with mixed workloads,
   the Talos Series with VCA 2.0 delivers even greater performance for
   SAS-based storage infrastructures."


[san-tech][03310] "Second-Gen SandForce: Seven 120 GB SSDs Rounded Up", July 25, 2011, Tom's Hardware

Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2011 00:14:47 +0900
SandForceの 2nd Generation Controller (SF-2500/ 2600) を採用した、
外付け SSDのベンチマークです:


"Second-Gen SandForce: Seven 120 GB SSDs Rounded Up"
 July 25, 2011, Tom's Hardware,2987.html

  "Five SSD vendors sent us seven 120 GB models based on the second-gen
   logic. What makes them different? An extensive benchmark suite tells all."

[san-tech][03309] OCZ Technology: the First ASIC-Based Controller to Enable Triple-Level Cell NAND Flash (1TB Maximum), July 20, 2011

Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2011 00:08:32 +0900
SSDメーカーの OCZ Technologyからコントローラの発表です (後で紹介する
ように、2011年 3月 14日に買収した会社の製品です。プレスリリースも両社

"OCZ Technology Unveils Indilinx Everest Series Solid State Drive Controller"
 Next Generation SATA 6Gbps SSD Platform Allows up to 1TB of Storage per
 Controller and is the First ASIC-Based Controller to Enable State-of-the-Art
 Triple-Level Cell NAND Flash
 July 20, 2011


[san-tech][02791] Slide: 2010 Data Center Efficiency Summit (2010/10/14)

Date: Wed, 03 Nov 2010 02:04:41 +0900
2010年 10月 14日に開催された

Data Center Efficiency Summit

2010 Agenda and Presentations

[san-tech][02347] "On the Design of a Deep Computing Service Cloud", IBM Technical Report, (2010/05/07)

Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 12:19:26 +0900
IBMの Technical Reportです:

"On the Design of a Deep Computing Service Cloud"
 RC24991 (W1005--53) May 7, 2010
 Zon-Yin Shae, Hani Jamjoom, Huiming Qu, Mark Podlaseck, Yaoping Ruan, 
 Anshul Sheopuri. IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

  "This paper presents a detailed view of a system called Deep Cloud, 
   which enables the offering of High Performance Computing (HPC) 
   capabilities as a service, and the design decisions and architectural
   considerations involved in building such a system. Our system straddles
   traditional Grid computing and emerging Infrastructure-as-a-service
   (IaaS) systems." .....


[san-tech][03308] 2012 IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systems:日立電子サービス株式会社 代表取締役 社長執行役員 髙橋直也博士

Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 23:27:00 +0900
日立電子サービス株式会社 代表取締役 社長執行役員 髙橋直也博士が
2012 IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information Storage Systemsを受賞されました。

"日立電子サービス 社長の髙橋直也が「IEEE Reynold B. Johnson Information
 Storage Systems Award」を受賞"

[san-tech][03307] GlusterFS OpenStack対応へ, July 27, 2011

Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 22:38:37 +0900
GlusterFSが OpenStackに対応します:

 Provides alternate VM storage options and first scale-out unified file
 and object storage solution for OpenStack deployments
 July 27, 2011

  "Gluster, the leading provider of scale-out, open source storage
   solutions, today announced the Gluster Connector for OpenStack
   which provides highly scalable and highly-available VM storage
   functionality for OpenStack, an emerging open source cloud platform.
   With last week's  announcement of GlusterFS 3.3, OpenStack users will
   be able to add scale-out integrated file and object storage to any
   deployment. These two capabilities together enable OpenStack users
   to centralize on one storage solution for VMs, Object and file data
   simplifying their storage environment."


[san-tech][03306] The new location-based data capabilities from SAP and Google, July 27, 2011

Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 22:53:34 +0900
SAPと Google Mapが連携するそうです:

"SAP and Google Team to Put "Big Data" on the Map"
 July 27, 2011

  "SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it is building on its
   collaboration with Google to help customers manage large data volumes
   in intuitive, visual displays and facilitate faster, more-informed
   decisions. SAP plans to enhance its business analytics software with
   location-based data capabilities, allowing people to interact with
   real-time information via Google Maps." .....

[san-tech][03305] GE Micro-holographic (500GB) 研究開発プレスリリース

Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 19:42:10 +0900
[san-tech][03531] hVault: Holographic Storage Systems
  Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 23:23:48 +0900 
"GE brings holographic storage back from the dead"
 Format might erupt in the sector
 8th August 2011, The Register
GEで研究開発中の 500GB容量 Micro-holographicのプレスリリースです:

"GE Breakthrough in Micro-holographic Storage Technology Supports
 500-Gigabyte Disc at Blu-ray Speed"

 *)Higher recording speed paving the way to commercializing GE's
 *)GE's micro-holographic material can support on one disc the same
   storage capacity as 20 standard Blu-ray discs

 July 20, 2011

[san-tech][03304] YouTube: Microsoft GFS Datacenter Tour, 2011/07/24

Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 19:00:54 +0900
Microsoft Global Foundation Services (GFS) Data Center紹介ビデオです:

"Microsoft GFS Datacenter Tour"
 2011/07/24, MSGFSTeam, 10:17, 720p

[san-tech][03303] NetLogic: New Multi-Core Processor into Network Storage Market, July 25, 2011

Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 08:15:51 +0900
NetLogicから、新しい SAN/NAS用コントローラのプレスリリースです:

"NetLogic Microsystems Expands Industry-Leading XLP Multi-Core Processor
 into Network Storage Market"

 Flagship XLP multi-core processor family leverages breakthrough
 architecture with quad-issue, quad-threaded, out-of-order execution
 and storage hardware acceleration to deliver the highest performance
 for next-generation data center/enterprise/SMB SAN and NAS systems
 July 25, 2011


[san-tech][03301] LSI First to Sample 12Gb/s SAS RAID-on-Chip, July 25, 2011

Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 23:28:23 +0900
LSI社が、12Gb/s SAS対応 RAID-on-Chip (ROC) のサンプル出荷を開始しました:

"LSI First to Sample 12Gb/s SAS RAID-on-Chip, Controller and Expander
 ICs to Server and External Storage OEMs"
 Technology demonstrations for OEM customers break the million IOPS
 performance barrier with a single 8-port RAID-on-Chip IC
 July 25, 2011

  "...  today announced the industry's first sample shipments of
   12Gb/s SAS RAID-on-Chip (ROC), controller and expander ICs to server
   and external storage OEMs, underscoring LSI leadership in the SAS
   market segment. By providing customers with early samples of 12Gb/s
   SAS silicon, LSI is delivering a key technology milestone and laying
   the foundation for the anticipated SCSI Trade Association 12Gb/s SAS
   Plugfest in mid-2012."

  "Technology demonstrations for OEM customers showcase performance of
   over 1 million IOPS with a single 8-port 12Gb/s SAS ROC running small
   block sequential reads/writes in a direct connect configuration to
   eight hard disk drives."

[san-tech][03300] Facebookが Tilera (TilePro64 many-cored processors) での Memcachedを報告、(IGCC'10)

Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 17:19:55 +0900
Facebookが Tilera (TilePro64 many-cored processors) での Memcachedテストを、
The First International Green Computing Conference (IGCC'10) July 25-28, 2011

"Tilera routs Intel, AMD in Facebook bakeoff"
 Social Memcached marketing
 25th July 2011, The Register
  "Facebook's Memcached performance paper, being presented at the
   International Green Computing Conference in Orlando, Florida, details
   how Facebook tested the mettle (surely metal?) of the current
   generation of TilePro64 many-cored processors against off-the-shelf
   servers using Intel Xeon and AMD Opteron processors."
  "Facebook did its Memcached tests on the Quanta QS2 rack server - also
   known as the QSSC-X5-2Q - which crams 512 cores across eight processors
   in a 2U rack-mounted chassis."