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Hu Yoshida
Don’t Blink or you’ll miss What the Dog Saw. Come to NEXT 2018, the Premier Event for the Digital Revolution, sponsored by Hitachi Vantara in beautiful San Diego, Sept. 25-27. Catch the Outliers and what may be the Tipping Point for your successful transformation with your data, your innovation.     By now you may have recognized the titles of a… (Show more)
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Big data refers to the use of data sets that are so big and complex that traditional data processing infrastructure and application software are challenged to deal with them. Big data is associated with the coming of the digital age where unstructured data begins to outpace the growth of structured data. Initially the characteristics of big data… (Show more)
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Amazon’s cloud business grew nearly 48.9$ in the second quarter of 2018 generating $6.11 billion in revenue which contributed 11.5% to Amazon’s total revenues in that period. Their cloud business also was one of the main contributors to Amazon’s record $2.5 billion in profit. This is a strong sign that the cloud business is growing and adding… (Show more)
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In the last few days this week we have seen a massive sell off in crypto currencies. Bitcoin lost $1000 in 24 hours. Other currencies like ethereum, ripple, bitcoin cash and EOS, all dropped by around 20 per cent. As of this Thursday, one Bitcoin is worth $6,486.45 USD. This is down from nearly $20,000 in December 2017.   One reason for the… (Show more)
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Enterprise Storage Forum recently published their 2018 Storage Trends surveywhich made some interesting observations. The biggest challenges for IT and business leaders with operating their current storage infrastructure were aging equipment and lack of storage capacity.   While much of the focus today is on high performance flash and NVMe, the… (Show more)
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The hot topic in storage today is NVMe, an open standards protocol for digital communications between servers and non-volatile memory storage. It replaces the SCSI protocol that was designed and implemented for mechanical hard drives which processed one command at a time. NVMe was designed for flash and other non-volatile storage devices that may… (Show more)
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Various world organizations and financial institutions have sought to develop a digitization index to evaluate a country’s ability to provide the necessary environment for business to succeed in an increasingly digitized global economy. The following study was done in 2016 and is interesting since it shows a strong correlation between digitization… (Show more)
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On one of my trips to Singapore in June 2016, I was invited to meet with a new startup in the telco space. A company called MyRepublic. MyRepublic was started in 2011 to leverage Singapore’s exciting Next Gen NBN roll-out – the first of many National Broadband Networks (NBN) happening in the Asia Pacific region. By January 2014, this startup was… (Show more)
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Data centers are digitally transforming from being an infrastructure provider to a provider of the right service at the right time and the right price. Workloads are becoming increasingly distributed, with applications running in public and private clouds as well as in traditional enterprise data centers. Applications are becoming more modular,… (Show more)
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  SHARE is a volunteer-run user group for IBM mainframe computers that was founded in 1955 and is still active today providing, education, professional networking, and industry influence on the direction of mainframe development. SHARE member say that SHARE is not an acronym, it is what they do. SHARE was the precursor of the open source… (Show more)
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