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Our Panel’s Conclusion on DCIM Tools

Our Panel’s Conclusion on DCIM Tools

Those who do not follow my blog may be confused without some background. Teladata is a consulting firm focusing on data center technologies. They saw a huge gap between IT and facilities that is making data center operation less efficient. That is well illustrated in my previous blog. I had the opportunity to moderate a […]

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Present and Future of Electric Vehicles

Present and Future of Electric Vehicles

Before I bought a Prius, I thought EVs were a bunch of toys and would have no market anytime soon. Granted that a Prius is not an EV, after I got one, I felt as if I was driving a computer. After all, I am an IT guy and what is better than driving a […]

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Review: Field Guide to the Cloud: Current Trends and Future

The field of cloud computing is moving rapidly, with old and new players and expired and new trends. Because it moves in several directions at the same time, it is hard to follow. Derrick Harris of GigaOM has published a timely report on the state of cloud computing in conjunction with Structure 2011. This report, […]

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Who’s Using Self-Encrypting Disk Drives?

We recently ran a poll on www.storage-brain.com that asked the following question: “Which Storage Technology Will Be Next to Gain Widespread Adoption?”  Here is summary of the voting: A. Solid State Disk Drives (54% of votes cast) B. Hybrid Disk Drives (39% of votes cast) C. Self-Encrypting Disk Drives (7% of the cast) To no […]

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Ask Dr Dedupe

Hi, my name is Larry Freeman and I’ve been in the data storage industry for about 30 years.  For the past 5 years I’ve worked at NetApp, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of enterprise storage systems.  I’ve had quite a few roles at NetApp, but my current one is that of a data storage […]

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An Interview with Eucalyptus’ Marten Mickos

I have done consulting work for MySQL as it enters the Japanese market for more than three years. I have not seen Marten Mickos for a few years. I wondered what his next move would be after he left MySQL. I heard he became CEO of Eucalyptus, which is gaining visibility in the crowded cloud […]

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