Is Networking a Cognitive-Gap in Hyper-Convergence?

My background over nearly 20 years has been Oracle Database, more recently focusing on the supporting infrastructure of large-scale databases. While many of the IT silos we know have come apart, even with Software-Defined Everything (SDx), knowledge of IT Networking has remained an apparent dark-art, at least to me. So, on the basis that if… Continue reading Is Networking a Cognitive-Gap in Hyper-Convergence?

Getting Hyper about Converged Infrastructure, Part 2

Did you like the title? Probably not as much as I do, because I love it! So much, I’ve decided to make this a series of posts. Last time out, I opened with a discussion around converged infrastructure and the key considerations were: Single vendor solutions from Oracle, HP, etc. Choose your storage, with Cisco… Continue reading Getting Hyper about Converged Infrastructure, Part 2

Getting Hyper about Converged Infrastructure

Having long been interested in the Integrated Infrastructure space and discussion around Converged and Hyper-Converged infrastructure, here’s a first blog on the subject – reading the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance data sheet, it describes the formerly named Virtual Compute Appliance, as an integrated, “wire once,” software-defined converged infrastructure. This got me thinking about the areas… Continue reading Getting Hyper about Converged Infrastructure

EMC Redefines Big Data with 2 Business Data Lake Solutions

EMC Redefines Big Data with 2 Business Data Lake Solutions This is my first blog since being selected to join the EMC Elect 2015 program, recognizing 100 of the most socially-engaged specialists in the EMC Community, that includes employees, partners and customers. One of the many benefits to being a member of the EMC Elect… Continue reading EMC Redefines Big Data with 2 Business Data Lake Solutions