Tag: ViPR

Open source: the easy way out

A few days ago EMC announced that it will be releasing the ViPR code to the opensource community. You may think this is commendable, but I don’t think this is the case. I’ve seen similar moves many times in the past and they’ve all had similar results: indifference and oblivion. Open source is good This is not a post against Open source. Open source is a great thing and it usually brings a lot of innovation. Many startups, and some established primary vendors, have chosen open source as a strategy and it is quite amazing to see how successful...

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The Good and the Bad of EMC at #SFD5

Last week I attended Storage Field Day 5 and the most controversial session was the one with EMC. If you didn’t get the chance to take a look at the videos recorded during that session you can find several links on Tech Filed Day YouTube channel (but I know, 4 hours is too long for anyone so I hope this short post will help!) In this blog I’ll try to recap what I’ve learned (the good part) and what I haven’t (the bad part… and it’s not my fault). The good The second part of the EMC presentation was...

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