February 10, 2012
Nevex stuffs software into TMS flash for ‘world’s fastest cache’ On The Register, Chris Mellor reports on the offering. “Houston-based TMS and Toronto-based Nevex are jointly developing a way of twinning CacheWorks with TMS’s RamSan server flash storage and so enable apps to use what the pair are calling “the world’s fastest cache” for physical and virtual servers, both VMware and Hyper-V ones. They say Windows apps could run up to five times faster than if they were using direct-attached disk or a back-end SAN or filer,” Mellor writes. What’s your opinion?
Facebook: We need to fight scams better On ZDNet, Emil Protalinski looks at why. “Facebook currently relies on reports from users to stop the sharing of such images. The five aforementioned websites encourage users to report popular instances of offending photos, but when it comes to viral content, Facebook just doesn’t react quickly enough. The quintet says it is playing catch up: new instances of these images are being uploaded and shared faster than users can report them in order for Facebook to take them down,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
Nivio raises $21 million in ‘magic’ cloud desktop funding On Talkin’ Cloud, Matthew Weinberger gives the details. “What’s especially interesting is that Nivio hasn’t even debuted its Apple iOS, Google Android, Windows or Apple Mac clients yet (general availability is slated for later in February). Those will arrive alongside the Ubiquity client, which Nivio boasts will deliver an entire Microsoft Windows desktop, complete with Microsoft Office, over any HTML5 browser,” he writes. What’s your opinion?