Reading this week that the folks from Raspberry Pi have shipped their 5 millionth unit made me think about the true cost of hardware. Here we have a basic computer that ships for less than $30 and now with version 2 shipping runs a vast number OS’s including … READ MORE
“VSPEX Blue is EMCs EVO:Rail” Absolutely true, EMC has embraced the EVO:Rail program providing a Hyper-Converged Infrastructure designed for rapid deployment of Enterprise Cloud. Remember, VMWare EVO:Rail is all about keeping it simple (KISS), simple to deploy, simple to manage and simple to acquire. EMC has taken the … READ MORE
VMWare Partner Exchange is the go to conference for VMWare Partners; it’s also the perfect opportunity for EMC to update our partner community on the latest product roadmaps and strategies. In fact, there is a full day session every year on the topic, “EMC Update and Partner Technology Transfer”. The session features a half day of Chad Sakac covering every product and every roadmap. The session required a signed NDA.
A few months ago, EMC IT successfully migrated its mission-critical, SAP Business Warehouse (BW) from an Oracle database to SAP HANA, an in-memory, relational database management system that offers several benefits over our existing system. Not only is SAP HANA providing us with speed and efficiency needed to … READ MORE
Is your organization constrained by 2nd platform data warehouse technologies with limited or no budget to move forward towards 3rd platform agile technologies such as a Data Lake? As an EMC customer you have the advantage of leveraging existing EMC investments to develop a Federation Data Lake at minimal cost. … READ MORE
It may not take a village to create cohesive IT architecture in a changing high-tech world, but forging a small community of Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) and Chief Architects is proving to be a helpful tool. At least that is the consensus of the feedback EMC and VMware … READ MORE
What do Virtual Volumes, 3D VDI graphics, OpenStack and multidimensional thumb wresting have in common? They are some of the things the alumni of VMworld 2014 got to experience in San Francisco last month. By the numbers, there were more than 230 vendors vying to get their message … READ MORE
Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) is generally referred to Hadoop in the cloud, a handy alternative to on-premise Hadoop deployments for organizations with overwhelmed data center administrators that need to incorporate Hadoop but don’t have the resources to do so. What if there was also a promising option to successfully build … READ MORE