At the Gartner Data Center conference in December 2016, analyst George Weiss gave a presentation on the “Impact of Compose-able on Next Generation Hyper convergence”. In that presentation, he claimed that by 2018, elements of compose-able functionality will ship in 20% of converged and integrated systems. I have an issue with this premise because itContinue Reading
Durability is one of the fundamental properties that people expect from data bases and file systems. From Wikipedia: “The durability property ensures that once a transaction has been committed, it will remain so, even in the event of power loss, crashes, or errors.” Achieving durability has never been easy, and with the proliferation of newContinue Reading
Moving everything to the public cloud isn’t always all that it’s cracked up to be. It can force unwanted tradeoffs in stability and service and quickly become very expensive. Consequently, many organizations are turning to the private cloud after finding the tradeoffs were just too large to overcome. Clearly, the public cloud offers great benefits andContinue Reading
As we begin an exciting new year at DriveScale and approach one full year since emerging from stealth, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on all the DriveScale team achieved in 2016. Without question, the highlight of our year was launching the DriveScale System, which advances data center infrastructure for Hadoop implementations, inContinue Reading
Recognition Validates DriveScale’s Approach to Helping Data Center Managers Build a Secure Private Cloud, with the Flexibility, Lower Cost and Efficiency of the Public Cloud SUNNYVALE, Calif. – January 12, 2017 – DriveScale, the company that is pioneering flexible, scale-out computing for the enterprise using standard servers and commodity storage, today announced that it hasContinue Reading
So, you’ve had your Hadoop cluster for a while. You’ve got maybe 50 to 100 nodes running stably, you’ve got some mastery of the analytics frameworks – whether Spark or Flink or good old Map-Reduce. You’ve been able to demonstrate real business value from your cluster and you’re ready to take it to a wholeContinue Reading
DriveScale System Achieves Certification with Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers, Ethernet Switches and Direct Attached Storage SUNNYVALE, CA – January 9, 2016 – DriveScale, the company that is pioneering flexible, scale-out computing for the enterprise using standard servers and commodity storage, today announced it has become a certified technology partner in Dell EMC’s Technology Partner Program.Continue Reading
EMA Vendor to Watch: DriveScale – EMA has named DriveScale a Vendor to Watch for its novel approach that increases flexibility and efficiency, allowing IT administrators to respond to use needs immediately. Continue Reading..