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


[san-tech][03500] Morphlabs Launches First All SSD Cloud Platform, March 26, 2012

Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 11:38:21 +0900
Morphlabsから All SSD Cloud Platformがアナウンスされました:

"Morphlabs Launches First All Solid State Drive (SSD) Cloud Platform
 based on Dell Technology"
 March 26, 2012

  "Morphlabs, the leader in converged Dynamic Infrastructure Services
   for the enterprise, today announced the first end-to-end SSD cloud
   platform for data centers, service providers and global enterprise
   customers. Morphlabs' mCloud Data Center Unit (DCU) will be powered
   by the Dell PowerEdge C portfolio, the hyperscale server line
   developed by the Dell Data Center Solutions (DCS) team"


[san-tech][03498] Slide: OpenFabrics User and Developer Workshop (Mar. 25-28, 2012)

Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:41:38 +0900
2012年 3月 25~28日に開催された

OpenFabrics User and Developer Workshop, March 25-28, 2012
2012 OFA User and Developer Workshop Agenda

の Slideが公開されています:


[san-tech][03496] FINAL PROJECT REPORT: "Recovery Act: SeaMicro Volume Server Power Reduction Research Development", 03/22/2012

Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 19:14:07 +0900
オバマ政権の景気刺激策 (The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,
ARRA 2009) の一環として DOEから $9.3Mの投資を受けた SeaMicroの報告書です:

"Recovery Act: SeaMicro Volume Server Power Reduction Research Development"
 Andrew Fetter (SeaMicro, Inc.), et al.
 Publication Date: 2012 Mar 22

[san-tech][03495] Re: $1,5B Data Center (National Security Agency: NSA)

Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 16:04:26 +0900
以前紹介した、NSA (National Security Agency) データセンターに関しての記事です:

"The NSA Is Building the Country's Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say)"
 March 15, 2012,

[san-tech][03494] DISC Archiving Systems: New Blu-ray Archival Storage Library, 26 March 2012

Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 13:29:02 +0900
Blu-ray Archival Storage Libraryのアナウンスです:

"DISC Archiving Systems Announces New ArXtor Series of Blu-ray Archival
 Storage Libraries"
 Next generation of Blu-ray archival storage libraries including
 iSCSI connectivity and Purpose-Built Virtual Appliance options
 to support industry leading Middleware archival tiered-storage
 management solutions
 26 March 2012

  "DISC Archiving Systems B.V. ("DISC"), market leader in professional
   data archiving, is proud to announce the New ArXtor Series, the next
   generation of Blu-ray Archival Storage Library Solutions."


[san-tech][03493] "Btrfs: The Swiss Army Knife of Storage, February 2012, USENIX ;login:

Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 21:10:03 +0900
Btrfs開発の中心人物の Chris Masonさんが、 Oracleを去り 2012年 6月 11日
から Fusion-ioに移られるそうです。

From: Chris Mason <chris.mason <at>>
Subject: Leaving Oracle
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.file-systems, gmane.comp.file-systems.btrfs
Date: 2012-06-07 01:04:48 GMT (1 day and 54 minutes ago)
> Oracle has been a fantastic place to work, and I really appreciate their
> support for my projects.  But, I've decided to take a new position at
> Fusion-io.  I will start the new job on Monday, June 11.
> From a Btrfs point of view, very little will change.  I'll still
> maintain Btrfs and will continue all of my Btrfs development in the
> open.  Oracle will still use Btrfs in their Oracle Linux products, and
> I'll work with all of the distros using Btrfs in production.
> Fusion-io really believes in open source, and I'm excited to help
> them shape the future of high performance storage.

USENIX ;login: (February 2012) の Btrfs解説記事が公開されています:

"Btrfs: The Swiss Army Knife of Storage"
 Josef Bacik, Lead developer on Btrfs for Red Hat
 ;login: issue: February 2012

[san-tech][03492] Paper: Virtual Execution Environments 2012, (March 3 - 4 2012)

Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 20:00:58 +0900
2012年 3月 3, 4日、ASPLOS 2012のワークショップとして開催された

Eighth Annual International Conference on
Virtual Execution Environments (VEE 2012), March 3 - 4 2012

の Paperが上記 Webページで公開されています。

[san-tech][03491] Cleversafe's New Models: Highest Reliability, Lowest Cost, Lowest Power Consuming, March 26, 2012

Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 19:34:27 +0900
Object-Based Access分散ストレージメーカーの Cleversafeから低価格ラインが

"Cleversafe Announces New Slicestor Models Propelling Its Limitless
 Data Storage System Well Ahead of the Industry in Power Efficiency
 and Reliability"
 Cleversafe's Innovative Object-Based Dispersed Storage Technology
 Combined with Its New Slicestor Models Delivers the Highest Reliability,
 Lowest Cost, Lowest Power Consuming Big Data Storage Solution Available
 March 26, 2012


[san-tech][03489] ASHRAE Whitepaper - Liquid Cooling Guidelines (2011/09)

Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2012 09:20:42 +0900
Coming Soon ...
"The previous Thermal Guidelines (Thermal & Liquid Cooling) have been
 remove due to the anticipated release of the 3rd Edition of
 the Thermal Guidelines which will be published soon.  Please check back
 to the site for the latest updates."
 July 6, 2012, ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9

2011年 9月に、ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and
Air-Conditioning Engineers) から、液冷に関する White Paperが公開されて

"ASHRAE Introduces New Liquid Cooled Datacom Environmental Classes"
 Sep 27, 2011

  ""2011 Thermal Guidelines for Liquid Cooled Data Processing Environments"
   creates data center classes for liquid cooling that can enable fulltime
   economizers for a number of applications in many climates, according
   to according to Don Beaty, chair of the Publications Subcommittee of
   ASHRAE's Technical Committee (TC) 9.9, Mission Critical Facilities,
   Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment."
  "This whitepaper follows an earlier whitepaper released in May 2011,
   "2011 Thermal Guidelines for Data Processing Environments - Expanded
   Data Center Classes and Usage Guidance," which addresses air cooling
   in data centers and created new data center environmental classes
   which expanded the opportunity for chiller-less data centers
   (fulltime economizers)."

[san-tech][03488] Slide: Green Grid Forum 2012 (March 6-7, 2012) & Free Cooling Map Update

Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2012 08:31:46 +0900
2012年 3月 6~7日に開催された

The Green Grid Forum 2012 and Member Meeting, March 6-7, 2012

の一般向け資料 (10編) が公開されています。

Library & Tools

  "2012 Forum Data ...."