Archive | July, 2014

How different are EMC ScaleIO & VMware VSAN

The Buzz-word convergence is a concept of products that include storage, compute and networking in one box. Systems that fall under the hyper-convergence category also have the hypervisor (vSphere, Xen, Hyper-V, etc.) built in and are used specifically in virtual environments. Storage and compute are typically managed separately in a virtual environment, but hyper-convergence provides […]

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EMC Announce VMAX3

EMC Corporation yesterday in London announced releases of EMC XtremIO, EMC VMAX3, EMC Isilon OneFS, and the availability of EMC ViPR 2.0, ViPR SRM 3.5, and the EMC ECS Appliance address the issues and many more. These solutions help IT organization “Redefine Possible” as they accelerate their journey to the hybrid cloud. Let us focus on […]

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BIG DATA – the hottest trend in technology and the dramatic impact it will have on the economy, science, and society. In the past two years we have produced and consumed more data than in the year 2000. E-mails, digital photos, videos, financial data and so on. This incredibly large amount of digital data is not […]

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World Cup Fun with Ruby on Rails

  TL;DR – just go here -> http://worldcupstats.cfapps.io/   The World Cup is in full swing and While watching the Brazil v Chile game yesterday I figured I would play around with the unofficial World Cup API. You know the saying “if you don’t use it, you lose it”? Well, it seems very true for […]

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BIG DATA – World Cup 2014 Brazil

BIG DATA – the hottest trend in technology and the dramatic impact it will have on the economy, science, and society. In the past two years we have produced and consumed more data than in the year 2000. E-mails, digital photos, videos, financial data and so on. This incredibly large amount of digital data is not […]

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From Googliness Comes Containers—and Kubernetes

Most companies screen for intelligence and experience in potential recruits, but Google also looks for “Googliness,” a mix of passion and drive that is difficult to define, but on the other hand can be pretty easy to spot. What Google has found is that these qualities often come intertwined with a desire to use technology […]

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