Containers and storage

Containerisation is a form of virtualisation that allows applications to be developed to run in lightweight containers. It aims to decouple applications and all they need to run from the infrastructure they run on. But they often need persistent storage and that is deliverable in a variety of ways: Software-defined in the container orchestrator and in external array systems.

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    CW EMEA: How Sweden is accelerating digitisation

    Large conglomerates with diverse business portfolios face challenges when digitally transforming because one size cer-tainly doesn’t fit all. In this month’s CW EMEA, we find out how Richard Ventre, group CIO at Dutch company SHV Holdings, goes about ensuring his IT department pro-vides the foundations for a wide variety of businesses to thrive digitally. We also find out how to make the most of a composable enterprise architecture and how green storage can deliver savings if done right. Read the issue now. Continue Reading

  • Feature 02 Apr 2024

    Storage technology explained: Flash vs HDD

    In this guide, we examine the differences between flash storage and HDD, the rise of NVMe and much denser formats such as QLC, and whether or not flash will vanquish HDD in the all-flash datacentre Continue Reading

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