Azure's Pelican cloud storage system casts shadow over tape

Tom Allen
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Microsoft is working to add a new tier of disk-based storage that is faster and easier to integrate than tape

Microsoft is working to develop a new class of disk-based storage that is low-cost but faster than tape for its Azure cloud service, according to The Register. Speaking at an event in Sydney, Ma...

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