Category Archives: Storage

Cohesity Announces Cloud Integration for Their Storage Platform

[DISCLOSURE: Cohesity was one of the sponsors of the Storage Field Day 9 event (SFD9) that I was a delegate for. As such, they helped to pay for my travel, accommodations, and meals for that event. There was no requirement or … Continue reading

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Qumulo Adds Erasure Coding, Predictive Analytics, and Three New Hardware Models

Today, Qumulo, a scale-out NAS vendor, announced a major new version of their operating environment, Qumulo Core 2.0, and three new hardware models. Qumulo is hybrid storage, meaning each node has both Flash and spinning disks. The Flash layer (in … Continue reading

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Storage Field Day 9 – The High-Level #SFD9 Experience

Now that I’ve been back for a while and have had some time to reflect on it, I thought I’d pull together an overall impression of my experience at the recent Storage Field Day Event. I’ll be following up over … Continue reading

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How I Accidentally Became a Conference Keynote Guest Speaker

Over the years, I’ve attended many industry technical conferences. I’ve been an attendee. I held a whiteboard session that was livestreamed over the Internet. I’ve done video interviews. I’ve been booth staff. I’ve given presentations in booths. I’ve been responsible … Continue reading

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Pure Storage Announces New Solutions and New Architecture

Today, Pure Storage made several announcements: new product, new bundled solutions, and a brand-new scale-out architecture. These announcements were timed to coincide with Day One of their first-ever conference event, Pure//Accelerate, which I am attending. [DISCLAIMER: In the interest of … Continue reading

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Storage Field Day 9 (#SFD9) Preview and How to Follow Along From Home

If you weren’t able to guess from my previous post about this, I’m very excited to be returning to Storage Field Day as a delegate for SFD9. If you won’t be there at the event, I figured you might like … Continue reading

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What’s New in Isilon OneFS 8.0

You may remember that back in November EMC announced new features coming to Isilon. Most of the message focused on the IsilonSD Edge virtual appliance, but a lot of the rest had to do with “OneFS.NEXT” (which we all expected … Continue reading

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EMC Elect 2016 – Just the Facts

Yesterday, EMC announced the list of those who had been awarded the EMC Elect designation for 2016. The EMC Elect is EMC’s community recognition program. Now in its fourth year, the Elect program seeks to recognize those who exhibit engagement … Continue reading

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Headed to Pure//Accelerate 2016

[Disclaimer: Pure Storage is sponsoring my attendance at this event, and paying for my hotel and airfare. There was no requirement that I write about the event at all. Any thoughts or views expressed here are entirely my own.] I’ve … Continue reading

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Confirmed for Storage Day 9 (#SFD9)

You may remember that I made my Tech Field Day debut last year at Storage Field Day 7. If you followed any of the video stream during, or any of the recordings afterwards, you’ll have some sense of how much … Continue reading

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