Who needs traditional storage anymore?

The traditional enterprise storage market is declining and there are several reasons why. Some of them are easier to identify than others, but one of the most interesting aspects is that there’s a radicalization in workloads, hence storage requirements. Storage as we...
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It’s hard being HPE these days

I'm sitting here in the blogger lounge at HPE Discover 2016, in London (while also keeping an eye on the news coming from AWS Re:Invent in Las Vegas)… and the only thing that comes to my mind at the moment is something I read on twitter a few days ago: "the software...
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Serverless-enabled storage? It’s a big deal

The success of services like AWS Lambda, Azure Functions or Google Cloud Functions is indisputable. It's not for all use cases, of course, but the technology is intriguing, easy to implement and developers (and sysadmins!) can leverage it to offload some tasks to the...
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TECHunplugged Chicago was great, what’s up next?

Last week TECHunplugged Chicago registered another great success, and I'm very pleased about it. The sessions presented by influencers and vendors were amazingly good, and the open panels were extremely useful and interactive. Chicagoans loved it! But don't trust my...
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It’s hard being HPE these days

I'm sitting here in the blogger lounge at HPE Discover 2016, in London (while also keeping an eye on the news coming from AWS Re:Invent in Las Vegas)… and the only thing that comes to my mind at the moment is something I read on twitter a few days ago: "the software...

Serverless-enabled storage? It’s a big deal

The success of services like AWS Lambda, Azure Functions or Google Cloud Functions is indisputable. It's not for all use cases, of course, but the technology is intriguing, easy to implement and developers (and sysadmins!) can leverage it to offload some tasks to the...

TECHunplugged Chicago was great, what’s up next?

Last week TECHunplugged Chicago registered another great success, and I'm very pleased about it. The sessions presented by influencers and vendors were amazingly good, and the open panels were extremely useful and interactive. Chicagoans loved it! But don't trust my...

The magic of DataCore Parallel I/O Technology

DataCore Parallel I/O technology seems like a kind of magic, and too good to be true… but you only need to try it once to understand that it is real and has the potential to save you loads of money! Benchmarks Vs Real world Frankly, I was skeptical at first and I...

More ARM CPUs in the Datacenter for 2017?

AI, Containers, cloud computing, large storage infrastructures, IoT, HPC… and probably more. And to serve all of this, large Service Providers and Enterprises are building huge datacenters where everything is designed to maximize efficiency. The work covers all the...

Storage product development is getting worse

Storage is becoming less conservative than in the past. It has its pros and cons, but if it means poorer quality of the final product and increasing risk of data loss, then it's not the way to go. Bad behavior I stumbled on this article which talks about all the...

TECHunplugged Chicago, update #4

TECHunplugged Chicago is happening in less than ten days (on 27th Of October), the agenda is complete and we working on the details to repeat the success of last editions! First of all, in case you missed it, TECHunplugged is a 1-day conference focused on the latest...

VMWare on AWS is really cool!!! (or not?) #VMWonAWS

Yesterday, just a few days before VMWorld, VMWare announced VMWare on AWS partnership. I struggled a bit to understand what it was and how it worked, but if I'm right… this is another attempt from VMware to be more relevant in the cloud and, at the same time, it looks...