Did Someone say NVMe? Playing ‘Whack-A-Mole’ In The Storage Industry

In the technology industry we often talk about Moore’s Law, named for the infamous co-founder of Intel, Gordon Moore. For more than 50 years, Moore’s theory that compute would increase in performance and decrease in cost at an exponential pace has basically held true. Even when we believe we have reached a plateau in a…

Putting an End to the Active-Active vs. Active-Passive Debate

The following is a re-post from the FlashDBA website published here with permission from Mr. FlashDBA himself, Chris Buckel. Amongst some other great material, it references “Groats” – we had to look that one up! — I want you to imagine that you are about to run a race. You have your trainers on, your pre-race warm…

Hyper-Converged is the Right Approach, Except When it Isn’t

In my role I often get in to conversations about the pros and cons of hyper-converged versus a separate storage array approach. This is a difficult discussion and one where the big picture often gets lost in the technical details. Hyper-converged solutions place all the storage capacity as close to the application as possible. They have…

Scaling new heights with the 6th generation of K2

People close to me know that one of my biggest passions is hiking. I believe that has a lot to do with my father taking us on multiple hiking trips, and it probably even goes deeper than that through our family roots. Ever since, I’ve been hiking across Israel as well as multiple continents and…

The most complex blog on data center simplicity. Ever.

For a blog about simplicity, this is going to take some serious concentration, but read through to the end and your life will be enriched 🙂 Today’s storage platforms are undergoing a complete overhaul, as new solutions are maturing to provide capacities, data services and performance profiles that make the legacy platforms (even those from…