I've spent this week in San Jose, CA at Tech Field Day 5, and that's the bulk of my news. We heard from great companies: Symantec, Drobo, Druva, Xangati, NetEx, InfoBlox, and HP. Whew! Tech Field Day 5 links Official stuff: Tech Field Day 5: The Links Tech Field Day 5: The Videos Rob Novak shared his Thoughts from Tech Field Day 5 A great post by Greg … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, February 11, 2011
Before Google could even take to the stage to announce their new "Google Storage for Developers" cloud storage offering in their I/O conference keynote, Amazon hit back with a new low-cost "Reduced Redundancy Storage" option for S3. The titans are at war, and cloud storage is the new battle ground. But what was really announced? And should you care? Defining Durability Amazon … [Read more...] about Amazon Redefines Durability with Reduced Reliability Storage (RRS)
"Private cloud" wasn't just the message of EMC World 2010, it was the slogan. The phrase was everywhere, from the airport to the taxis to the cycle rickshaws to the convention center walls. But end users seemed as confused as ever when talking to me, and EMC's own show video proves the point: EMC's customers are using virtualization and public cloud talking points, not the … [Read more...] about Could EMC World Attendees Have Missed The Private Cloud Message?