We have scoured the web for our favorite posts and articles about all things data storage from industry news to interesting insights, and now we’re bringing them right to you. So what are we reading? This week, is it time to upgrade VMWare storage and the 12 most powerful hyperconverged infrastructure vendors.This week’s top articles come from a variety of sources: Network World, Database Trends and Applications, and more.

1. Is it Time to Upgrade VMware Storage?

 “It is no secret that one of the most difficult challenges with virtualization is managing the storage where VMs reside. The problem starts with the fact that VMware has historically known very little about the storage VMs are using. This...

From Storage Swiss

2. Google broke its own cloud by doing two updates at once

"Google has explained an August 11th brownout on its cloud as, yet again, a self-inflicted wound. At the time of the incident Google said App Engine APIs were unavailable for a time. It's now saying the almost-two-hour incident meant 18% of applications hosted in the....

From The Register