We weren’t wrong to want a data warehouse, it’s just that the world around us continued to change, and what was once an appropriate and useful choice became… well, less so. Data has inertia, and making sure the right data is in the right places at the right times is a complex exercise. Justin Warren looks at how NetApp’s Data Fabric helps to address this problem.
This is post 9 of 9 in the series “NexGen Storage ioControl Tech Talks” You’ve collected a bunch of data, and hopefully done something about classifying it and only keeping the useful stuff, instead of hoarding all the data you can get your hands on just in case. Now what? Let’s assume that you have […]
This is post 6 of 9 in the series “NexGen Storage ioControl Tech Talks” We previously discussed that keeping endless amounts of data is impractical and expensive, the magical promises of Big Data Boosters notwithstanding. If we’re not going to keep everything, then what do we keep? How do you decide what stays, and what […]
This is post 3 of 9 in the series “NexGen Storage ioControl Tech Talks” “Hoarding disorder is typified by persistent difficulties discarding possessions, resulting in significant clutter that obstructs the individual’s living environment and produces considerable functional impairment.”[i] Big data is an astoundingly powerful thing, if you believe the breathless boosterism emanating from some corners […]