Data Center Tech Blog

From the storage crystal ball to the impact of virtual reality on data centers, solid-state IT expert advice and how cool is NoSQL? Here is your weekly tech roundup!

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Crystal BallThe Storage Crystal Ball

As we’re getting closer to the end of the year, it’s that time where all begin predicting what’s ahead for storage.

Chris Mellor rubs The Register’s crystal ball to see where storage will head over the next 15 years – here’s what awaits you in 2030!

But if you’re curious about something that’s relevant to your data center in practical time terms, SanDisk® senior fellow and technologist Rob Ober shares his Enterprise Storage: 6 Predictions for 2016. 

NoSQL, The Cool Factor

The industry is in a thunderous tiff about whether NoSQL’s mass adoption has made it lose its lustrous cool factor. Infoworld shares perspectives of those who say NAY and those who say YAY.

What’s undisputable is NoSQL’s mass adoption, and flash is helping Big Data be fast and scale cost effectively. Just how much? Prasad Venkatachar shares some solid-state facts.

If relational databases are still what’s driving your applications, you might be headed to the world’s largest conference for Microsoft SQL Server next week – PASS Summit 2015. We’ve got some SQLskills training and other fantastic prizes for you, so make sure to stop by booth #222! 

Hey, IT Expert. Our Advice to You: Question Everything!

That was a recurring theme among our webinars this week for IT experts looking to gain more efficiency in the data center and adopt new technologies for breakthrough performance and economic boundaries.

So leave your assumptions aside, and see how flash storage solutions can help you achieve the end result you’re looking for – stream this week’s webinars on our BrightTalk Channel:

A Magic Leap into the Future?

There’s a growing virtual reality market that could have a big impact on data centers over the next few years. And by growing, we mean explosive. Real-time VR and imaging requires lots of processor cycles, storage capacity and bandwidth.

Take for example the Magic Leap demo at WSJDLive conference this week, showing a platform for inserting virtual images into real life. It’s easy to imagine the implications of this type of virtual reality far beyond entertainment. Imagine an architect pulling up a 3D blueprint and then populating it with virtual pedestrians!

When someone asks you if Moore’s Law is relevant, there’s your answer.

 

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