Last week I had an interesting chat with Andy Warfield (CTO and founder of Coho Data). We started a debate about his latest article and the pros and cons of custom hardware design in modern storage products. However, the conversation quickly got side-tracked to another topic: the role of the Storage Admin, if any, in 2016. What is the role of the Storage Admin, if any, in 2016? As I said, it all started from the role of hardware in the design of new storage solutions, but ended up in a discussion about what end users really want from storage systems today… and what...Read More
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