Trends in Cloud Storage

Coraid recently announced that it had released support for SanDisk Optimus 1.6 TB, serial-attached SCSI (SAS), solid-state drives (SSDs) on the Coraid EtherDrive SRX6000 storage appliances. Targeting these storage appliances at datacenters and cloud storage applications, Coraid claims that they now offer five times the IOPS compared to previous-generation products (delivering more than 700,000 IOPS per enclosure). It took a …