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RTS Fibre Channel Target becomes standard in Linux 3.5

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Linux 3.5 is released with the RTS Fibre Channel Target included as the new standard for Fibre Channel SAN connectivity.


Pure Storage FlashArray achieves VMware Ready status

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The Pure Storage FlashArray achieves VMware Ready certification (vSphere 5) with the RTS Fibre Channel Target software stack.


c't Magazine: "PCI-Express unter Zunder"

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The c't Magazine article "PCI-Express unter Zunder" describes how RTS OS pushes 5000 MB/s with a Mellanox ConnectX-3 PCIe Gen 3 HCA through one 56 Gbit/s FDR InfiniBand link on an Intel Sandy Bridge (Romley platform) based storage array with five Fusion-IO ioDrive-2 PCIe flash memory cards.

c't Magazine

11th HLRS Workshop on Scalable Global Parallel File Systems

Monday, May 7, 2012

RTS sponsors the 11th HLRS/hww Workshop on Scalable Global Parallel File Systems: "Total Cost of Dataship," at the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) in Germany from 7 to 9 May.


RTS InfiniBand Target becomes standard in Linux 3.3

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Linux 3.3 is released with the RTS InfiniBand/SRP Target included as the new standard for InfiniBand SAN connectivity.


RTS OS released

Monday, March 19, 2012

RTS released RTS OS, a Unified Storage operating system based on the LIO Unified Target with symmetric support for iSCSI, Fibre Channel, FCoE and InfiniBand, enabling VMware Ready certification for vSphere 5 with VAAI support. Features include:

  • Block: iSCSI, Fibre Channel, FCoE, InfiniBand/SRP
  • File: NFS3/4, CIFS (SMB2), FTP, HTTP, WebDAV
  • Samba CTDB: Clustered CIFS, session-state safe
  • Active Directory (AD) services with fast domain-joins
  • HA Ready (active/passive replication - "Network RAID1")
  • Nagios integration
  • etc.


Pure Storage launches all-flash appliance with RTS Fibre Channel Target

Friday, November 30, 2011

Pure Storage launches its high-performance all-flash storage appliances based on the RTS Fibre Channel target.


Scale Computing re-launches with RTS iSCSI Target

Wednesady, November 28, 2011

Scale Computing relaunches its elastic block storage appliances based on the RTS iSCSI target.


Buffalo TeraStation uses RTS iSCSI Target

Monday, November 5, 2011

Buffalo relaunches its full lineup of NAS/SAN storage appliances with the RTS iSCSI target.


RTS iSCSI Target becomes standard in Linux 3.1

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Linux 3.1 is released with the RTS iSCSI Target included as the new standard for iSCSI SAN connectivity, and RTS finds itself again among the top 10 most active employers contributing to Linux.


RTS helps co-founding the Open Cloud Initiative

Monday, July 18, 2011

The RTS team joins Sam Johnston, Sam Ramji, Simon Wardley and John Mark Walker to cofound the Open Cloud Initiative (OCI), a non-profit organisation that develops and promotes open standards for cloud computing.


RTS joins the Open Virtualization Alliance

Thursday, June 23, 2011

RTS joins the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA), initiated by IBM and Intel, as one of 65 new members. The OVA is a consortium that is committed to fostering the adoption of open virtualization technologies, including Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM).

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COMCAST from a device the size of a pizzabox

Monday, June 20, 2011

RTS announces MediaCStor - data storage system capable of playing more than 1000 HD streams from a device the size of a 1U pizza box.
Introducing a new class of data storage systems that sets a new benchmark for performance, density and cost by integrating next-generation solid state storage and networking technologies.

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ISC-11: RTS and Xyratex show unified high-performance SAN platform

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Xyratex and RTS will unveil a new high-performance, high-density unified SAN platform at the ISC-11 in Hamburg, Germany, from 19 to 23 June.



Interop 2011: RTS, Fusion-IO and Mellanox put COMCAST in a pizza box

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

The Fusion-IO, Mellanox and RTS video wall at Interop 2011 -
1000 HD streams on 20 screens. COMCAST from a playout center the size of a pizza box!

Video Wall


10th HLRS Workshop on Scalable Global Parallel File Systems

Monday, May 2, 2011

RTS sponsors the 10th HLRS/hww Workshop on Scalable Global Parallel File Systems: "Autonomous Storage Systems," at the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) in Germany from 2 to 4 May.


RTS on CeBIT 2011 - providing the storage engine for the "German Cloud"

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Visit us at CeBIT in Hanover, Germany, from 2 to 6 March, in hall 2. RTS provides the storage backend for the German Cloud, which is an initiative of Equinix and the Linux Solutions Group (LiSoG), announced on CeBIT 2011.

CeBIT 2011

RTS Unified Target becomes the new Linux SAN standard

Friday, January 14, 2011

The RTS Unified Target is going "upstream" into Linux with kernel version 2.6.38, becoming the new SAN standard in Linux. Various fabric modules (iSCSI, Fibre Channel, FCoE, InfiniBand, etc.) follow with subsequent Linux kernel releases.


RTS Director demo video is on-line

Friday, December 17, 2010

A demo video that shows some features of the upcoming RTS Director is available online.


Comprehensive Wiki is on-line

Monday, November 15, 2010

The updated, comprehensive Wiki is online. It contains all information and pointers related to the single-node LIO Target, the Core-iSCSI Initiator, High-Availability Storage (Network RAID1), RTSadmin, and RTS Director.


Backports for all stable Linux kernels from 2.6.18 and up

Friday, August 6, 2010

We released backports for the main shipping commercial Linux distributions. Our backports tree supports all unmodified stable Linux kernels from 2.6.18 and later, which are shipping with RHEL6, OpenSuse 11, and Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. The backports tree is available along with the tip of tree via the download section on the right sidebar.

RTS provides full LSI MegaRAID emulation

Monday, May 31, 2010

RTS released full virtual LSI MegaRAID emulation from KVM hosts accessible to KVM guests. Providing a virtual LSI MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 device allows unmodified guests operating systems (such as Windows or Linux) to transparently access local or remote RTS SAN LUNs via their standard LSI drivers. RTS achieved an unprecedented sustained 2200 MB/s throughput for such virtualized LSI devices (local VM to VM, no IOV required), thereby significantly increasing location-transparency and the elasticity of KVM based RTS SAN clouds.


Cisco integrates FCoE into RTS storage stack

Friday, March 12, 2010

Cisco integrates its FCoE target as a fabric module into the comprehensive RTS Unified SAN storage engine.

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RTS on Facebook

Friday, March 5, 2010
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RTS on CeBIT 2010

Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Visit us at CeBIT in Hanover, Germany, from 2 to 6 March 2010, in hall 17, booth D70. CeBIT 2010

OpenFiler re-releases storage appliance software based on the RTS storage engine

Monday, February 8, 2010

OpenFiler brings enterprise SAN features to the consumer and prosumer markets by embedding the RTS storage engine into its elegant and powerful GUI.

QNAP storage appliances with RTS iSCSI storage software

Monday, February 1, 2010

QNAP relaunches its lineup of storage appliances "powered by" RTS Unified SAN storage software, starting with the TS-659 Pro. RTS sets the QNAP TS-659 Pro apart from other IP SANs in performance and features.

"The reviewer was taken aback by the performance as well as by the sheer number of features the unit supports. The certification and compatibility for VMware's vSphere4 (ESX 4.0, under iSCSI) was a long time coming, but this really completes the QNAP's missing puzzle in term of its ambitious foray towards the enterprise market. [...] The QNAP TS-659 Pro performed consistently and without any flaws."

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Limelight builds global streaming infrastructure on RTS storage

Wednesday, January 18, 2010

Limelight is building its next-generation global content delivery infrastructure based on RTS storage. RTS storage delivers unprecedented storage density, content aggregation and playout bandwidth, and provides assets with near perfect location transparency.


Merry Christmas - RTS iSCSI target for the Sony PlayStation/3

Thursday, December 24, 2009

As a christmas present to our customers and our community, we put a small RTS iSCSI storage system on a bootable USB stick for the PS3. Too Precious to Play describes how to use it to watch BluRay disks directly from the PS/3 over the home network. We'll make the image available to download for free in a few weeks. Enjoy the holidays.

Netgear bases ReadyNAS storage appliances on RTS iSCSI software

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Netgear launched a new generation of its highly successful ReadyNAS IP storage appliances based on the RTS iSCSI software. Netgear and RTS bring high-end enterprise storage array features to the SMB market with the ReadyNAS 3200, ReadyNAS 2100, ReadyNAS Pro, ReadyNAS NV+ and ReadyNAS NVX. With the RTS iSCSI software, these ReadyNAS appliances are now Windows 7 and VMware certified.


Schwäbisch-Hall uses RTS HA storage for 1,500 year city archive

Tuesday, November 8, 2009

The German city of Schwäbisch-Hall uses RTS IP storage for its highly available electronic city archive, which carefully preserves documents that are considerably older than a millenium. The RTS HA IP storage system is implemented with active/passive redundancy ("Network RAID1") over two distributed data centers. Open-source software is the only known technology that can ensure that an archive that has been built over more than a millenium will actually be available and accessible for another millenium...


A RTS lifts all clouds

Thursday, July 30, 2009

The StorageMojo take-away: a semi-stealth mode open source storage software company focused on virtual DAS for Internet-scale virtual machine infrastructures. Let’s break that into bite-size pieces.

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Neterion announces iSCSI support for I/O intensive applications.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Industry's First iSCSI Network Adapter That Enables Virtual Machines to Run at 10GbE Line Rate. Neterion, Inc. today announced that its 10GbE products enable virtual IP Storage solutions for I/O intensive applications.

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