Will It Compose?
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Introduction Software Composable Infrastructure is the next evolution in data center computing infrastructure that is designed to disaggregate hardware components and subsequently combine these disparate elements in an intelligent manner, [...]
N.B. This is the text of a position paper I submitted to the 17th International Workshop on High Performance Transaction Systems. In the past 10 years or so, Ethernet link [...]
Gordon Grosse of MCSA has recently written an excellent article on Composable Infrastructure (CI). He lays out the evolution of data center technology from traditional to converged to hyper-converged to composable. At DriveScale we [...]
The conference formerly known as Hadoop Summit, DataWorks Summit, just happened June 13-15,2017 in San Jose, CA. . Lots of big take-aways; here are my faves. The conference had a bunch more [...]
Dell EMC World 2017 took place on May 8-11, 2017 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, NV. Over 12,000 attendees came together to absorb 500 presentations spread over 3 [...]
In his recent article, Patrick Thibodeau at Computerworld pointed out that the number of Data Centers are declining; indeed the total square ft. of raised floor is also declining. He [...]
Last month at the Strata-Hadoop conference I was privileged to give a presentation in the Solutions Showcase Theater. I spoke about right-sizing your big data infrastructure - how DriveScale can help you achieve [...]
When you show only insignificant numbers in an article or research paper, in terms of percentage decline or growth, you hide the absolute numbers and tend to mislead people. A [...]
Apache Hadoop, and Big Data analytics in general, have become common household names in small, medium and large enterprises. Big Data analytics is now a business necessity rather than a “good [...]
Last year, I wrote a blog article on the continuing importance of data locality. But I continue to hear storage and big data vendors talk about how it is now irrelevant. [...]