A three-day weekend seemed like the most appropriate timing after VMworld last week, at least according to Howard Marks. We couldn’t agree more.
Here are this week’s most trending topics:
1. Flash. It’s turning the storage market on its head
In case you’ve missed the writing on the wall, here are a few new items to help spell it out:
- New IDC white paper: an all-flash data center makes sense for 80TB+ of mixed workloads – Antony Adshead shares on ComputerWeekly
- Flash is becoming the default choice for storage. SiliconANGLE on how flash is turning the storage market on its head – read it here.
- The shifting economics of SSDs and HDDs – download the Lenovo White Paper on why all-flash finally makes economic sense.
2. “Monster Updates”
This week, it seemed like just about everyone had eyes on what their new Apple Watch and iPad will look like… If you have no idea what we’re talking about, here’s a summary from the special event via Forbes.
With higher resolutions, 4K videos, new apps, and gaming opportunities, it’s clear we’ll be generating more, and bigger, data.
What is Generating the Most Data?
What human activity will generate the most data in the future? Media? Financial analytics? A recent paper by a research team at the University of Illinois shares some surprising insight – read more about their findings here.
3. Modified storage structures
When it comes to Big Data, analytics applications have placed extensive demands on storage systems. So what does that mean for future infrastructure? Mike Matchett of the Taneja Group looks at the requirement for modified storage structures on Search Storage.
SanDisk®.com is boasting a new look and feel! Take our new website out for a spin and get to know our solutions portfolio that spans the enterprise: https://www.sandisk.com/business/datacenter
5. Take a moment to remember
Today marks the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in that took the lives of nearly 3,000 people.
Here is the story of Danny Lewin, the co-founder of Akamai Technologies, a global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, who in trying to stop the hijacking for Flight 11 became the first victim of 9/11. The content you are being served from this blog, is likely made possible by his innovation*.
*Akamai delivers between 15-30% of all Web traffic.