Informatica World 2018 Day 1

Informatica World 2018 Day 1

On May 21, 2018, Informatica held the first day of their annual Informatica World conference in Las Vegas. As is usually the case, the first day covers general market trends rather than providing information on upcoming product releases. The goal of the day is to...
HCI Is Not Always As Simple As It Seems

HCI Is Not Always As Simple As It Seems

Executive Summary The major selling point around HCI is simplicity. Simplicity in design, simplicity in purchasing, simplicity in management, simplicity in scaling. The reality is often less than simple. HCI is designed around running mixed workloads on virtual...
The Pure Storage Vision: Orange Is Still The New Black

The Pure Storage Vision: Orange Is Still The New Black

A PDF version of this document is available here. Introduction At the second annual Pure //Accelerate conference held at Pier 70 in San Francisco, CA on June 13-14, 2017, Pure Storage laid out its vision for the foreseeable future. From the financial side, Scott...
Datrium Goes Rackscale on Convergence

Datrium Goes Rackscale on Convergence

On April 4, 2017, Datrium announced DVX Rackscale and DVX Cloud. The former is a hyperconverged-like architecture that is unique to Datrium, and combines its “open convergence server-powered storage” (SPS) paradigm with a hypervisor. The latter represents an upgrade...