If data is locked in the datacenter, so are applications. The first step towards overcoming data gravity is to discard the concept of data locality and begin building a new infrastructure. Once data is “there”, in the cloud, applications may begin moving as well.
In this iteration of Gestalt Server News:
– Caching vs Tiering? The On-Premise IT Roundtable wants to clear up the confusion!
– StorMagic’s SvSAN for the edge
– and weird DNA storage
Plus Preston de Guise begs the question: what constitutes a successful backup?
In 2017, Gestalt IT presents three Storage Field Day events, bringing together our independent delegates with industry-leading companies. The first will be held March 8-10 in Silicon Valley, followed by June 14-16 in Denver, and November 8-10 in Silicon Valley. Video from all of our events is live-streamed for anyone to view, and comprehensive recordings are posted and shared for later consumption or review. The Storage Field Day community also has a thriving presence on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to continue conversations throughout the year.
Max Mortillaro of kamshin comments: The Media & Entertainment industry has enormous needs for storage capacity. Traditionally, M&E has been an avid consumer of scale-out NAS solutions such as EMC Isilon. Scale-out NAS systems present the customer with one or more continuous namespaces while allowing a customer to scale capacity by adding nodes transparently. But many […]
Justin Warren writing for Forbes comments: The number of competitors didn’t appear to faze Primary Data, ClearSky Data and Reduxio, who all launched at the show. It’s starting to feel like storage startups spontaneously appear whenever the density of nerds reaches some mysterious threshold. Another major category at the show this year was backup or copy […]
Chris Evans of Architecting IT writes: Storage Field Day 7 (11-13 March 2015) proved to be yet another impressive and thought provoking event, with lots of new ideas demonstrating that the storage industry is one of the most innovative and competitive sections of the technology landscape. Over the next few weeks, I’ll deep dive into some […]
Enrico Signoretti of Juku comments: Already $60M in funding, an A+ team of storage personalities, a lot of marketing (with all due respect, I can’t think any different when guys like Steve Wozniak are involved), three R&D sites, out of stealth mode only after one year from its inception, with a bunch of PoCs and a […]