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Understanding Gartner’s Object Storage Quadrant

Analyst firm Gartner released its latest version of its Magic Quadrant for object storage that attempts to rank and organize the distributed file system and object storage system market. Instead, it really creates more questions and confusion instead of providing

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EMC World 2016 – EMC Really is a Software Company

Storage hardware vendors like to refer to themselves as software companies. While it is true that most of them write storage software that runs on off-the-shelf hardware, most of them require that you buy their hardware to get their storage

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ChalkTalk Video: Is it Time for Data Lake 2.0?

A Data Lake is a global repository. It collects data from a lot of sources, like sensors or the Internet of Things. A second generation Data Lake needs to evolve to get the data kept in the “lake” out to

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Online Analytics Company Leverages Isilon’s Scale Out Storage for Big Data and Virtualization

One of the big challenges faced by today’s data center is dealing with the mixed workloads that applications like analytics, back-office operations and server virtualization present to the storage infrastructure. In many instances IT professionals are faced with having to

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