Last week I was in the Silicon Valley to attend Storage Field Day 17. If you don’t know what Storage Field Day is about, I encourage you to check out this recent post of mine. Nevertheless the goal of this article is to cover computational storage – but to cover
I will be at Storage Field Day 17! Wait, what is a “Storage Field Day”?
Once again I am humbled and happy to be invited by the GestaltIT crew to join them at Storage Field Day 17, this time from 19-Sep to 21-Sep and in the Silicon Valley. More info on the event: www.techfieldday.com/sfd17. Storage Field What? This acclaimed event series is well known by
Firefox on MacOS: insane battery drain, subpar performance and endless frustration
I recently installed (approx. a month ago) Firefox version 60 (now updated to 61) on MacOS in the hope of further strengthening my « Gexit » (Google Exit). Google is a company I do not trust anymore, for various philosophical, ethical and practical reasons, so stopping using their products is a priority
Opinion – Online Privacy: You’re In Control
Not a week passes without hearing in the news of a major data breach, a social media service into yet another mess-up, or a major vendor purchasing a popular service. What’s the usual outcome? Outcries of disgust, rants, complaints about privacy invasion/loss of privacy, individuals threatening to leave the service,
Druva acquires CloudRanger, expands backup capabilities to AWS
I had a short call yesterday with my friend W. Curtis Preston, a Tech Field Day alumn turned Chief Technical Architect at Druva, to get an update about their latest whereabouts. It turns out that yesterday Druva unveiled on 5-Jun-18 the acquisition of Ireland-based company CloudRanger, a data solution protection
PowerMax – Dell EMC returns to Tier-0 land with a Next-Gen, ML-enabled storage platform
This week, Dell EMC have announced the availability of their latest and most powerful storage array to date, the PowerMax. The announcement took place at Dell Technologies World in Las Vegas, where I was present as an industry analyst and blogger / influencer. We learned that the PowerMax will be
Liqid – a new approach at composable infrastructure
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to be briefed by the folks at Liqid, a Colorado-based startup. Their website claims that “The future is on-demand composable infrastructure”. There are now several companies claiming that they operate in this space, so we set to understand what is Liqid vision
Cisco HyperFlex 3.0 – A mature hyper-converged solution ready for next-gen workloads
Today we were briefed at Cisco Live Europe 2018 in Barcelona about the latest improvements done on the Cisco HyperFlex platform. My readers may know that I have covered HyperFlex first in 2016, then in 2017, both times during Cisco Live Europe. These posts may have been controversial because I
Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live Europe 2018: what news under the skies of Barcelona?
It is with great pleasure that I will join again in 2018 the dear friends at Tech Field Day for their traditional Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live Europe event. After the last two editions taking place in Berlin, we will leave the typical cold & gloomy Mitteleuropäischer Winter for hopefully
Uila App-Centric Monitoring: Deep Packet Inspection meets beautiful UI
I recently had the opportunity to attend a technology briefing from Uila, a company that works in the IT Monitoring space. This is a briefing I took up with great interest since colleagues and friends in the community had been talking (and writing) highly of them after they had presented
Dell EMC VMAX All-Flash: A proven solution for mission-critical systems
When determining storage capacity, performance and availability requirements for their mission-critical systems, most if not all organisations try to solve the equation, once presented with alternatives, by looking primarily at pricing and attempting to juice out the best for what they can afford or be prepared to pay. While this
E8 Storage: The Mercedes-Maybach 6 of NVMe Flash Arrays
When it comes to design, making things elaborate and complicated is not necessarily the best way to go. Keeping things simple while focusing on delivering outcomes that match the customer expectations (if not exceeding them) is what matters. I was once again in beautiful Silicon Valley in November 2017 at Storage
The challenge of doing data management at scale
This article has been inspired by my upcoming participating in the Commvault GO Conference in Washington D.C. on the 6th and 7th of November 2017 as a part of the Tech Field Day Exclusive at Commvault GO event. Commvault pride themselves in being a Data Management company, so I’ve been
InfiniBox: solving the enterprise storage cost vs performance equation?
This post is part of the blog series related to Storage Field Day 14. Find out the entire SFD14 content, presentations, articles, presenting companies and delegates here. As I wrote in my announcement of joining Storage Field Day 14 and Commvault GO, Infinidat is a company I had been looking at
I will be at Commvault Go and Storage Field Day 14!
This post is part of the blog series related to Storage Field Day 14 event and the Commvault GO conference. Find out the entire SFD14 content, presentations, articles, presenting companies and delegates here. For Commvault GO, look here! It looks like November is going to be a very busy time
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