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 […]
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This is post 5 of 6 in the series “ONUG Spring 2015 Tech Talks” The subtext of the ONUG spring 2015 conference was operationalizing open networking. The idea might not sound like much, but it’s indicative of an added focus in the SDN industry. For the last five years or so, the main focus has […]
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This is post 8 of 9 in the series “NexGen Storage ioControl Tech Talks” The complex ecosystem of symbiotic, technologic, silicon-based organisms that is your datacenter: it’s the epicenter for your business, your mission, and your interactions with the world. Your applications, your data, your infrastructure, and a non-trivial amount of your capital, all end […]
This is post 7 of 9 in the series “NexGen Storage ioControl Tech Talks” In previous posts I’ve discussed the need to “move up the stack” with reference to the way we manage data. To recap, what we mean here is focusing less on the bits and bytes of how data is stored and moving […]
This is post 2 of 6 in the series “ONUG Spring 2015 Tech Talks” Defining what ONUG stands for is easy—it’s the Open Networking User Group—but understanding the acronym that doesn’t really help me understand what it is, nor why their twice-yearly events seems to have become so important for many people. This May, as […]
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 1 of 6 in the series “ONUG Spring 2015 Tech Talks” One of the fascinating things to me about the open networking movement is that it hasn’t happened sooner. The drivers have certainly been there for many years: vendor lock-in (at least in certain circumstances) as well as significant capex and opex […]
This is post 5 of 9 in the series “NexGen Storage ioControl Tech Talks” It’s no coincidence that data is a four letter word. And it’s a word that holds different meaning depending on your place in the organizational chart. Managers interpret data to mean things like budgets, schedules, and white papers. To counsel, data […]