I’m pleased to inform that I will be attending Pure Storage Accelerate in Austin, TX (15-Sep-19 to 18-Sep-19) as a part of the Analyst track. I will also be joining my Tech Field Day friends, as well as awesome friends & delegates, to participate in the live streaming / recording
I’m at Dell Technologies World this week in Las Vegas and I’ve had the pleasure to be briefed on the latest announcements in midrange storage, namely the introduction of the Unity XT. What’s new with Unity? The Unity XT is the latest family member in Dell Technologies midrange storage. The
Flash memory has been one of my topics of predilection lately. Some 3D XPoint coverage here, a TECHunplugged research paper on the Solid State Industry Memory in 2019 (with an accompanying blog post here) and one earlier TECHunplugged research paper on Computational Storage are a testimony to that. Perhaps the
In January 2019 I attended Cisco Live alongside with Tech Field Day Extra. During that event, we had a presentation on the latest generation of Cisco’s HCI solution, Cisco HyperFlex (HX). The outcome of this presentation was a somewhat passionate blog post I wrote on the matter, where I pointed
It’s not the first time I cover the topic of data management. In the past, I covered on my blog some of the challenges encountered with data management, specifically the ability (and necessity) to properly define what is the scope of data management. A Multiverse of Data Management Realities There
This content is 7 months old. Please, read this page keeping its age in your mind. Update 18-Mar-19 – Please read this article with caution. Parts of it have been superseded due to clarifications received from Cisco and are kept only for historical reasons. The article containing the updates is
This content is 7 months old. Please, read this page keeping its age in your mind.January is the month of predictions in IT. While I do not have a crystal ball, I will not claim that 2019 will be the year of VDI or the year of Linux on desktops.
This content is 10 months old. Please, read this page keeping its age in your mind.I was privileged to attend a morning of presentations from the Intel Optane team last month (September 2018), straight at Intel headquarters while in the Silicon Valley. Here are my thoughts on Intel Optane, its
This content is 10 months old. Please, read this page keeping its age in your mind.If Salvador Dali was at our NetApp MAX Data Tech Field Day presentation, I’m sure he’d start painting melting NVDIMM modules or melting Optane modules. Excuse my nerdiness, though: have you ever heard of NetApp
This content is 10 months old. Please, read this page keeping its age in your mind.I was at NetApp Insight 2018 in Las Vegas and had the opportunity to hear not only the general messaging during keynotes, but also get deep-dive on certain of the hot topics at NetApp. One
This content is 11 months old. Please, read this page keeping its age in your mind.Data management and secondary storage are all the rage these days. They have both been covered long & large by the most prominent industry analysts & research organizations. There are a growing number of solutions
This content is 11 months old. Please, read this page keeping its age in your mind.The last couple weeks have been hectic: the summer season is well over, the school year start is at full speed and it’s also the return of conferencing season! If you’re a blog regular, you
This content is 11 months old. Please, read this page keeping its age in your mind.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.
This content is 1 year old. Please, read this page keeping its age in your mind.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
This content is 2 years old. Please, read this page keeping its age in your mind.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