This week in Gestalt News, we were live from Pure Accelerate for the Gestalt IT Rundown and Joep Piscaer considered the unconscious choice for multi-cloud. Plus articles on stopping security silos, a VMworld Cloud roundtable discussion, the latest on IBM data protection, and more!
This week on the Gestalt IT Rundown, Stephen Foskett and Ken Nalbone are joined by Justin Warren live from Pure Accelerate. They’re talking about the big news from the show, a data leak the size of Ecuador, Oracle suddenly offering free stuff, and so much more!
Adding more complex and powerful tools allows we as humans to apply greater leverage; a single human can accomplish much more with a good set of tools than that same human can with just their bare hands. Data management is no different. In this post, Justin Warren looks at the tools NetApp has created for that task with NetApp Fabric Orchestrator.
This week in Gestalt News, we looked at data orchestration in the cloud age, talked about the new VMware-Azure partnership, posted a podcast about bringing your full self to work, and more. Subscribe to get in your inbox every Monday.
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.
Declaring the Death of Windows is always a great way to drum up some clicks. But today, the roundtable discusses whether Windows is just kind of beside the point for a modern Microsoft. The debate whether this means the end of Windows, the end of the beginning of the end of Windows, or just that Windows’ role in Microsoft will fundamentally change.
What is data control? I thought it seemed like a pretty straight forward idea, but reading this piece by Justin Warren changed the way I conceived of it. I assumed that control meant that I could use my data however I wanted. But that is less about control and more about access and movement of data. Control subsumes these functions, but it also includes the ability to restrict that data.
I don’t know about you, but I don’t have a hyperscale data center that I can just play around with. Well, I guess technically if I had unlimited funding, AWS kind of fits that description. Okay, let me revise, I don’t have a hyperscale data center that I’m willing to pay to play around with indefinitely.
This week in Server News, the Gestalt IT team takes a look at EMC Isilon’s new Nitro all-flash array, considers the future of HPE and scale-out computing, and looks at Tim Miller’s post on DriveScale. We’re also reading Justin Warren’s post on automation and autonomy and considering Kubernetes and Mesos with Eric Wright.
Justin Warren asks a pertinent question: Is your IT automated or autonomous? He starts off this discussion by breaking down the roots of the words in Greek to suss out the subtly in their meaning. In the spirit of the language, I would call it an ontological etymology. Indeed, Justin gets into some fairly deep […]