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Do Data Centers have Boundaries Anymore? – CloudVelox Briefing Note

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Sometimes you feel like a cloud. Sometimes you don’t. That’s the idea behind the boundary-less data center. Sometimes you want to run a workload in the public cloud and sometimes you want to run it on your hardware. A boundary-less

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What is a Data Fabric?

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When most IT professionals hear the phrase “storage is growing”, they typically roll their eyes and assume the vendor is talking about the unprecedented growth we’ve seen in data capacity requirements over the last decade or so. But storage is

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The Challenges Facing Docker on Windows – WinDocks Briefing Note

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Until containers support persistent storage that can be easily backed-up, their use will be limited to test and development. This is not to say that containers can’t bring significant value to the test and development world. It’s just that they

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Is Google Cloud easier?

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Google cloud may be easier to use and understand than the 800 pound gorilla it is taking on. Amazon Web services (AWS) and Amazon’s object storage (S3) are easily the most well used cloud computing and storage platform at this

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StorageShort: How do you get Data to Google Coldline?

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Have you ever wondered what it was like to transfer data to Google Coldline? It can be super easy or quite difficult, depending on the method you may use. George Simons of Sureline and Storage Switzerland’s Curtis Preston talk about

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Simplifying Infrastructure Performance Management for IBM Spectrum – SVA BVQ Briefing Note

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Today’s enterprise data center is a complicated virtualized storage infrastructure that has to function reliably and efficiently on a full time basis. It also has to be able to handle ever-increasing amounts of data. A key part of this infrastructure

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