New technologies lead to greater performance, scale and efficiency of data storage. Yet what comprises our zettabytes of data will be no less important in shaping the future of the data center. So what's ahead? Here's a five-year enterprise storage outlook.
Five questions on the future of data, businesses and technology with Tarkan Maner, Chairman and CEO of Nexenta
October is a busy month for open source events around the globe. Nithya Ruff shares an overview or our upcoming activities and a look at why companies are undergoing changes in how they view open source and their role in the community.
Shawn McKee, research scientist at the University of Michigan, shares insight into the challenges of distributed Big Data in scientific research. Could transparent, collaborative infrastructure exist?
Hadoop technology just turned 10, and has gained tremendous momentum. But some components of the traditional architecture are coming of age, and a new approach to Hadoop architecture is emerging.
Practically all product development today includes some open source code or libraries – so how can companies better understand and manage open source?
Last week I had the chance to speak on a panel at the Flash Forward event in London. With so many...
When we think about the requirements of the modern data center, a large number of variables come to mind. Here are the top five technology trends disrupting the status quo.
Very fast flash storage and very fast networks are here. But CPU & DRAM bandwidths are not keeping up. Dear industry, we are heading into a bottleneck that will bring our datapath to a halt!
Everything about China's tech market is huge. A presentation of IDC China managing director, Kitty Fok, at IDC Directions gave some breathtaking perspective on how gigantic it really is.
For the last two decades, technology companies have dreamed of a day when computing power will be delivered as a utility. But if computing is a utility, will it be regulated like one?
Valentine’s Day is coming up, and I have to profess my love for Big Data and the possibilities it opens for making this world a better one.
It’s not just the movement of the tectonic plates of world politics, nature’s forces or global economics that make this...
Is it Better Down Where it’s Wetter? Earlier this month, Microsoft Research unveiled Project Natick: an ambitious experiment to plant...
Where to start planning your data center infrastructure for 2016? We asked our CIO, CTO and other in-house experts to share their tips and insight for what's ahead for storage in 2016.
Big Data strategies often don’t meet objectives due to implementation challenges. So how can you ensure your strategy will be successful? Here are the most common Big Data pitfalls you should avoid:
Looking at Thanksgiving through a magnifying glass might tell you a lot about how our modern lives, and holidays, are data driven.
Shenzhen, China—There’s little debate over the benefits of shooting in RAW format. Pictures taken in low light or indoors look...
Now is an exciting time for the data center and the possibilities that open source and flash create—putting control back in the hands of the CIO.
Data centers don’t look like much. Except for this art deco number recycled from a printing firm in Chicago, most...
NoSQL database systems need to be cost effective so they can scale appropriately and deliver a good return on investment. Prasad Venkatachar compares the performance acceleration and consolidation cost benefits of Fusion ioMemory vs. hard disk drives.
It’s tough predicting the future, but somehow people always ask me to do just that. Of course, the shorter the...
Today, successful IT teams are the ones with a deep knowledge of how to drive the business forward. Here are 6 quick tips for CIOs to get your team there.