Here you will find the latest information and insights on storage virtualization, parallel I/O, software-defined storage, hyper-convergence and the virtual world in general.

It’s a Hybrid Cloud World

Jan 18, 2018 AT 09:15 AM

The cloud. It’s where everybody wants to put everything, but the fact is, there are some applications that need to remain on premise. These applications face obstacles – latency, intermittent connectivity, and regulation requirements, among others – that prevent them from moving fully to the cloud. As a result, hybrid cloud technologies will continue to grow in importance in the year ahead. ...

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As a database professional, you know the standard procedure when one of your SQL servers is slow; collect data and identity bottlenecks, then modify queries, indexes or pertinent configurations to try to speed things up. If you can go through this process quickly, test your changes, deploy your solution to production, and verify that it all works, great. Everyone is happy and you are the hero. However, sometimes...

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As companies transform themselves by utilizing a mix of digital technologies, they are faced with increasing amounts of data. From additional data sources (such as social media for a consumer oriented company or sensor data for a manufacturing company) to leveraging more historical data...

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By now, you’ve probably heard about Spectre and Meltdown, two vulnerabilities that were recently discovered by Jann Horn and a team from Google's Project Zero. These are not software viruses, but hardware bugs that ...

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2018: The Year of Hybrid-Converged

Jan 04, 2018 AT 09:01 AM

Enterprises are undergoing digital transformation to remain competitive and relevant, and software-defined storage will be the key to that transformation, helping them bridge the gap between complicated legacy infrastructure and modern “invisible” storage infrastructure needs. ...

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