This week, Rich Stroffolino is flying solo and discussing one major story, the first proof of concept of Microsoft’s Project Silica. This glass based storage offers a potential archival alternative to tape that could have huge applications as a cold storage medium. Learn about the details in this episode!
IPv6 is the next big thing in networking, it’s going to solve all of our network addressing issues. At least, that’s what it’s been promising for the last two decades. So why hasn’t it lived up to the hype? The roundtable discusses the idea that administration is the biggest holdup to overall IPv6 adoption. Be sure to listen to figure out how we can get the the bright, shiny, happy place that is IPv6.
Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino are talking about the state of public cloud, why Microsoft is the last JEDI, and why the patent shoe is on the other foot for Intel.
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Rich Stroffolino and Tom Hollingsworth talk about the IT news of the week, including a look at IBM’s financials since acquiring Red Hat, the Air Force SACCSing floppies, Microsoft’s recent acquisitions, and another week of terrible data leaks. Fun times!
It’s almost canonical wisdom is storage that you shouldn’t put primary and secondary storage on the same storage system. Doing otherwise is just asking or trouble. But given the rapidly changing IT landscape and the emergence of the cloud, is that really true anymore? The roundtable breaks it down in this spirited discussion.
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On this episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown, Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino look at the news from Commvault GO, the increasing attrition in the Libra Association, how AWS made Oracle sad, and why you might want to say “sudon’t make me a sandwich.” Be sure to catch each episode live on Facebook at 12:30pm ET.
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Rich Stroffolino discusses why we’re seeing a rise in semi-custom silicon approaches. General-purpose computing has been the rule for decades, but the slowing performance and efficiency gains on x86 have pushed chip makers to finding different paths to optimizing performance. Rich digs into it in this video.