Tag: Cloudbyte @en

QoS, the next feature you’ll be asking for

At the last Storage Field Day, two topics were discussed at almost every session: scale-out and QoS (Quality of Service). Ok about scale-out, we’ve been talking about its benefits, pros and cons for quite some time… but why is QoS so important? And why should you care about it? Scale-out is today Scale-out is something that is happening right now and you can find many scale-out solutions out there. Looking at the SFD4 event alone, I can mention Coho data, GridStore, Nimble Storage, Cleversafe, Avere systems, CloudByte and Overland. All of them have a scale-out storage, different implementations, different...

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Storage Field Day 4: It’s going to be a storage blast!

So, here we go again, next week I’ll be attending one of the best industry events on storage: Storage Field Day 4. The event This one is part of a wider group of vertical events (others are about virtualization, networking and wireless) reserved for bloggers and organized by Stephen Foskett and his team. The best of this event, apart the constant good hospitality and the value of other delegates, is the quality of technical stuff you can find during the sponsor sessions. Usually, most of the sessions are managed by CTOs or other technical people involved in product development...

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Next trip to Silicon Valley in June

Next month, after HP Discover in Las Vegas I will stop once again in Silicon Valley for a full week… this time for the IT Press Tour. The schedule is very tight, some of the companies that I’m going to meet are new to me but others are already well known. In any case, they are all in the cloud and storage space and it will be very exciting! You can find the complete list of the sponsoring companies down below: Arkeia: Backup software CloudByte: Storage system Cloudera: Hadoop distribution and services Firebase: Cloud database Guardtime: Data authentication Marklogic:...

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