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Deep Learning with DriveScale

I had the privilege of attending the DellEMC HPC Community meeting prior to the SuperComputing '17 conference.  There was a lot of discussion of Deep Learning as a rapidly growing [...]

2018-08-17T00:40:21-08:00

Composable Infrastructure Meets Commodity Hardware

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 [...]

2017-07-07T09:51:46-08:00

Right-Sizing Your Big Data Infrastructure

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 [...]

2017-04-19T13:12:37-08:00

What Ever Happened to Durability?

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 [...]

2018-06-14T16:59:52-08:00

Data Center Knowledge | DriveScale Says Big Data Needs a New Kind of Data Center Infrastructure

DriveScale, the Silicon Valley data center technology startup founded by a group of Sun and Cisco veterans who were behind some of the two iconic companies’ core data center product lines, such as Sun’s x86 servers and Cisco’s Nexus Switches and Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), has built a scale-out IT solution geared specifically for Big Data applications.Continue Reading..

2018-08-17T06:07:52-08:00

Locality, Locality, Locality!

There are a number of papers and blog posts stating that disk locality for Hadoop is no longer relevant.  I disagree in the strongest terms, and present my case here. [...]

2018-04-20T06:17:39-08:00