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Logical Volumes and the VSX Logical Volumes and the VSX
Logical volumes are simple to create and manage using the Coraid EtherDrive VSX. For the uninitiated, logical volumes allow

Do We Need Another Storage Protocol? Do We Need Another Storage Protocol?
Those were the words spoken by the CTO of a large storage firm to a prospective Coraid customer. The CTO had taken the prospect out to dinner to convince him not to buy Coraid. It didn't work...

Salvation from Intel:Risc Salvation from Intel:Risc
One good thing to come out of the disaster that is Intel's security vulnerability Spectre and Meltdown is the renewed interest in more modern RISC processors...

The Diskless Storage Appliance The Diskless Storage Appliance
It was only natural, since I invented Network Address Translation (NAT), that I somehow find a way to use it in network storage...

A Good Time With Schweitzer A Good Time With Schweitzer
It's not often that I do a guest shot on a podcast, but when Scott Schweitzer asked, I had to say yes...

What Would 10PB Look Like? What Would 10PB Look Like?
Sometimes I stop and think about what Coraid storage can really do for folks. Over the years we have sold between 10,000 and 15,000 systems...

New Coraid's Fifth Year New Coraid's Fifth Year
The new year always brings reflection. As Coraid enters its fifth year...

Intel Flubs Intel Flubs Again
Intel is telling motherboard vendors not to install its latest fixes to mitigate the Spectre and Meltdown exploits...

Never Obsolete Never Obsolete Storage without the Green
In the latest article by Storage Switzerland, George Crump examines how storage...

True to Our Ideas True to Our Ideas
I’ve noticed that there are two types of tech companies: some are customer focused and...

Simplicity is Not Optional Simplicity is Not Optional
Simplicity is necessary for long term success. This is true in all areas of business, especially...

Problem with large RAIDs Dangers of Large RAIDs
Choosing the best size for a RAID depends on what you’re going to do with the LUN. If it’s for a VM, smaller is better...

New Coraid h-Series SRX Hardware New Coraid Resurrects Network Storage Virtualizer VSX
In early 2013, senior management at now-defunct Coraid, Inc. canceled...

New Coraid h-Series SRX Hardware New Coraid h-Series SRX Hardware
Two years after Coraid, Inc.’s demise, new hardware is once...

Coraid Clarifies History Coraid Clarifies History
The Coraid™ brand of storage arrays is still alive and well...

h-series AoE Returns to Storage Market with New Coraid™-Branded Software Release
For the first time in over 2 years, a new software release of...

h-series Now Coraid is Really Back—Hardware and All
Two years, four months, and four days after the old Coraid Inc. finally closed its doors...

HBA New Coraid EtherDrive HBA driver released for VMware ESX 6.0
SouthSuite, Inc. releases the EtherDrive HBA 7.0.4...

Coraid SouthSuite Acquires Coraid IP
Founder returns Coraid appliances to the storage market...