As most of our Storage Community members know the IBM Edge event is coming on June 10-14th in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Mandalay Bay Hotel. Last year's event was so well received, it sold out. As a result, IBM Edge has been greatly expanded for 2013. The event now includes much more than IBM storage...
IBM Edge Content Hub
Thu, May 2 2013
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An interview about designing new storage architectures I did while at FedScoop this year in Washington, DC.
Say the word "infrastructure" at Strata conference and you hear people start talking mostly about software. One of the biggest lessons I learned at the conference was that no one really cares about the hardware that "big data" sits on. Now, I am probably the biggest proponent of the...
The Storage Alchemist
Fri, Mar 15 2013
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Earlier this month, I published a column over on ESJ.com that expressed my frustration with the growing hype around Big Data. Have a read for yourself if you have a couple of minutes and give a hoot about what I think about it. Big Data, from what I have learned listening to Jeff Jonas, IBM's savant...
We storage people like to talk about primary storage, but what exactly does that term mean? The conventional definition would include both up-to-the-minute transactions and decade old files, as long as both are available for immediate access. Yet it is clear that these are different use cases, and today's...
No, I'm not running for any elected office in a political or other organizational capacity, more on the voting stuff in a moment. Let me start out by saying thank you to all of you who have and continue to read theses posts from where ever that happens to be from. I also want to thank all of the...
Tue, Jan 24 2012
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Yesterday I was on a panel at SNW in Orlando Florida. The panel was hosted by Dave Vellente, Founder of Wikibon and always a great host for these kinds of things. On the panel was Larry Freeman of NetApp, Craig Nunes of HP (formally 3Par), Jarred Floyed CTO / Founder at Permabit and myself, IBM (formally...