Archive for January, 2012
Guest post by Tracey Doyle After a relaxing break for the holidays, Storage Visions 2012 was a great way to ease back into the swing of things. Sure, many people might not look at a whirlwind trip to a Las Vegas-based conference kicking off CES (the world’s largest consumer technology show of the year) “easing back [...]
Other than being an allusion to J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, there is real meaning in the title of this post, which I’ll get to towards the end. What I want to start with is a look back into the past and talk about, of all things, math co-processors.
Per my previous post, I wanted to provide more concrete examples from the storage world related to the sedimentary hypothesis.
I’ve mentioned the sedimentary hypothesis of technology in a few tweets already, and now I wanted to take the time to explain this concept in more detail. Before I get into explaining the hypothesis, let me provide a warm-up in the form of a definition of the process for forming organic sedimentary rock.