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InformationWeek: Speedy Storage For Linux

Oct 21, 2003, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin J. Garvey)

"Startup storage vendor Panasas Corp. this week will introduce a low-cost way to store and retrieve files. The Panasas ActiveScale Storage Cluster uses object-based storage and separates the intelligent controller from disk drives, relying on a network file system to store and find files on its pizza-box-sized appliance.

"The Linux-based appliances can be mounted in a rack. DirectorBlades orchestrate system activity and balance objects across StorageBlades, which store them using low-priced serial ATA disks..."

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