Category: Big Data


Copy Data Management

Copy Data Management isn’t about deleting ALL copies of data that you have created from your primary storage. Nor is […]


The Next Wave of Data Protection(?) Access!

So, it’s been a little bit of time since the last post. As you may have seen, I have taken […]


“Big Enough” Data

Say the word “infrastructure” at Strata conference and you hear people start talking mostly about software.  One of the biggest […]


Big Data Catches a Killer

One of my favorite shows is Criminal Minds.  I think most people that are like me, like those sorts of […]


The Hellabyte & the Storage Efficiency Evangelist

What had started out as a joke to a bunch of Californians has turned into “The Official Petition to Establish […]


The Business End of Storage

Last week I presented at an event for Storage Magazine in the famous London Tower Bridge (shown here)  It was […]


EasyTier Trumps FAST

So, it has been a while but I wanted to start sharing a lot of the great things going on […]

Defining Cloud

A decade or so ago, service providers made a valiant attempt trying to change the way IT managed there applications […]


7 Takeaways from EMC World 2014

So, I only spent two days there but what can you say? Lots of energy went into the making of […]


The Storage Alchemist from Strata 2013

The Storage Alchemist talks about his findings from Strata 2013.  Interesting that there wasn't much talk about infrastructure and infrastructure […]


Big Data & Nanophotonics

Randy Arseneau (@truthinstorage) and I (@skenniston) are starting a new Podcast - Storage Alchemist.  Here is an excerpt from our […]


Big Data is OUT, Real-time Data is IN

Okay, the time has come to retire “Big Data”.  There was a great post in TechCrunch at the begining of […]


Flape and Floud

Last week, in the midst of doing research on Flash/SSD I spent a good deal of time speaking to one […]


The Eve of the Facebook IPO

 So yesterday I am flying back from Slovakia through London and I hear to girls behind me talking about Facebook.  […]


Defining Big Data

Tuesday night I attended an event – storagefest II 2012, which was hosted by Valhalla Partners.  The event was a […]