Archive for January, 2011
Gartner published a report last November on storage predictions for 2011. In that report, they said that the need to reduce power and capacity costs will become critical. They made the statement that power, cooling, and floor space will be a limiting factor for growth.
Last night I returned to the Hanoi Hilton after a late dinner to a ton of EMC announcements. Since I have an early flight to Singapore this morning I was only able to scan the press releases. FAST VP was in one of them. By EMC’s count it was one of over 40 new products [...]
On December 21, 2010, last month Nigel Poulton posted “VMAX Comes of Age” on his Technical Deep Dive blog. It was a very interesting article that claimed that EMC released their long anticipated sub LUN level tiering version of FAST, which was identified as FAST VP, previously known as FAST 2. Nigel claims that it [...]
Since my last post on the global pool of processors in the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP), there has been a some discussion of this by Nigel Poulton, Scott Lowe, and myself on Scott Lowe’s blog. The Storage Anarchist also threw in a comment. I thought I might summarize that discussion for my blog readers.
The first week of any new year brings great energy and ambition for the year ahead. While thinking about goals and priorities for the new year, I thought it would be interesting to look back on the most popular blog posts of 2010 based upon both traffic and comments.
It’s the first work week of 2011. The stock market is up and technology stocks are leading the way with the likes of Apple and HP. I believe this year we will see a focus on new technology as we begin to recover from the 2008/2009 downturn, and storage is no exception. We saw the [...]