Martin Glassborow from Storagebod comments:
As the announcements and acquisitions which fall into the realms of Software Defined Storage or Storage as I like to call it continue to come; one starts to ponder how this is all going to work and work practically.
I think it is extremely important to remember that firstly, you are going to need hardware to run this software on and this although is trending towards a commodity model; there are going to be subtle differences that are going to need accounting for. And as we move down this track, there is going to be a real focus on understanding workloads and the impact of different infrastructure and infrastructure patterns on this.
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