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November 2013

By Garth Gibson on November 14, 2013 - 12:00am

Panasas founder and chief scientist, Dr. Garth Gibson, addresses the ‘Ginormous Systems Conference’, organized  by TTI/Vanguard with a talk titled: Disruptive Change in Storage Technologies for Big Data. Garth tackles the evolution from terabytes to petabytes and on to the promise of exascale computing and how NAND flash is changing the rules along the way. Other topics include parallel file systems, object storage and the challenges of working with both very large and very small data sets in unified systems. Watch the entire...

By Bill Ribera on November 5, 2013 - 3:26pm

This is a guest post by: Rex Tanakit, VP of Systems Engineering at Panasas

Our customers asked for Xeon Phi support and we listened. We’re pleased to report that Panasas now supports the Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor across our ActiveStor scale-out storage solutions, making Panasas the first storage vendor to unlock the full potential of this powerful technology.

Integrated into the Panasas PanFS parallel file system, Xeon Phi support enables the coprocessor’s extreme parallel performance to fully leverage our storage for I/O-intensive big data workloads in commercial and high...