block storage

March 11, 2019

VIDEO – Block Storage vs. File Storage

File storage and block storage are both very traditional types of storage, and Amy Blea is going to take a closer look at the two options. We'll go through an overview of the structures, take a look at the different benefits offered, and go through a few different scenarios, explaining whether block or file storage would be most useful.

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October 18, 2018

Mount iSCSI Block Storage on VMware ESXi 6.5U2

It seems like pretty much everyone is using VMware ESXi virtualization nowadays. In this article, I'll cover how to mount IBM Cloud Block Storages onto this popular hypervisor using the iSCSI protocol.

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July 10, 2018

How to Run SAP Workloads in the Cloud on a Budget

We’ve completed SAP HANA certification for our latest generation of Intel Broadwell-based SAP HANA servers, and they’re now generally available worldwide. Learn about how you can migrate your SAP workloads to the cloud—all at a low cost.

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June 7, 2018

Make your disaster recovery testing easier, faster and cheaper

With IBM Cloud block and file storage, conducting your data DR test is easy and you don’t have to fail over, or otherwise disrupt, your replication configuration while doing your test. Learn more about how IBM Cloud block and file storage helps with DR.

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May 24, 2018

Flexible & secure: Cloud storage solutions for all your workload needs

When it comes to storage in the cloud, having a combination of block, file and cloud object storage gives you the ability to optimize your storage costs all while providing reliability, durability and security. Learn about the IBM Cloud enterprise-grade storage solutions that can help your businesses’ use cases.

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March 7, 2018

Try 1TB of block or file storage with 1TB snapshot space for free

Have an IBM Cloud server and haven't attached block or file storage to protect your data? What if you could try it out for free? For a limited time, you can.

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December 14, 2017

Expand and adjust your block and file storage with our latest releases

We’re pleased to announce the recent release of expandable volumes and adjustable IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second)—easy on management and budgets.

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June 20, 2017

Data that works for you: Volume duplication on block and file storage

We released updates to our current block and file storage architecture—featuring quick and easy volume duplication (cloning) from existing volumes.

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April 7, 2017

Block & file storage upgraded in Europe and Australia data centers

IBM Cloud data centers in Australia and Europe are now equipped with the new Block & File Storage architecture – featuring enhancements like flash-backed design with encryption-at-rest, granular volume sizes at the TB level, higher IOPs and more. Now is the time to migrate if you have Block and File Storage in one or more of the upgraded data centers. Check out the details.

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