The Storage Alchemist has now a much simpler, cleaner look and feel thanks to my friends at Business Blender
In 2012 I did a blog post on Facebook going public. The premise of the piece wasn’t about the fad that surrounds social media or that a social media company was going public, it was that the group of IT practitioners that manage Facebook’s storage infrastructure had deployed something pretty amazing.
In 2009 I quoted a few simple stats:Facebook had about 1 billion users - remember, each user has a mailbox for messagesUsers were… Read more »
In the article Vinod discusses innovation as well as the EMC / Dell acquisition. Vinod said that he hasn't see Dell, EMC or IBM innovate in the last 30 years. I take a bit of exception to that. I have worked for both EMC and IBM and… Read more »
The other day I read yet another blog about the “old” ways vs. a “new” way to do data protection. The post was from startup Rubrik. Each post I read like this has great intentions. They start out with a bunch of new buzz words – the new one they talk about in this particular post, which I hadn’t heard yet, is “SLA Domains”.
As you read blog posts by companies who provide data… Read more »
I read a blog post the other day entitled “Is Copy Data Management a Replacement for Backup?” One of the big reasons this topic has popped up is because 90% of revenue from the “vendors” the author talks about comes from backup. This article comes on the heels of Microsoft coming out saying ‘backup software is dead’. In addition, in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant ‘Strategic Planning Assumptions’ they said:By 2016, 20% of the… Read more »