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On HP and OpenStack

One of the things I was pretty pleased about at HP Discover, was HP’s focus on OpenStack. OpenStack is a tech that I’m pretty damn interested in. And along with Docker is a technology that I think will be massively…

APIs ShmAPIs!

So I’m currently in sunny Colorado Springs, sportig my new beard at the HDS Influencers Summit. Don’t ask me what that means or why I’m here, but last night I joined a shabby crew of tech outlaws to record a…

All-flash and Garbage

So a ton of buzz in the industry around flash storage and in particular all-flash arrays.  Warranted buzz in my opinion, as I think a lot of all-flash are about to start chomping their way through the infrastructure lunch that’s traditionally only…

Solid State Storage Symposium

Next week sees the first ever Solid State Storage Symposium in San Jose, CA. The who’s who of the solid-state storage world will be in attendance and I’m expecting it to be cracking technical event discussing what is easily the…

Hitachi Bites the Disk

So on Monday 27th March 2011 Hitachi Ltd announced that it was effectively selling its disk manufacturing business (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies) to Western Digital (WD). Could be very significant for enterprise disk architectures.  Read on to see why…