• Black Holes and DataOps

    This April there was a historic event that was considered impossible to accomplish. That was the capture of an image of a Black Hole.     This was considered to be impossible since black holes are a region o...
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  • The Accelerated move to Big Data Analytics and Cloud Are Leaving Some Vendors Behind.

    The global big data market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 22.4% during the forecast period and reach USD 200 billion by 2024 according to MarketWatch estimates. Data analytics is expected to be the key dri...
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  • Social Innovation Drives Computing Innovations for Powering Good

    “Social Innovation addresses the world’s social and environmental needs. It’s bigger than an individual or company. Social Innovation requires businesses and the entire society to work toge...
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  • DataOps Gives You an Advantage—We Know Because We do it Ourselves

    Our Chief Marketing Officer Jonathan Martin, published a blog to call attention to the fact that the old ways of data management are getting in the way of transforming data into Value. He called for customers to ...
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  • Poor Results Continue for Storage Vendors

    Following the revenue misses announced by Pure and NetApp, in the prior week, Dell and Nutanix reported missed revenue targets on May 30.   Dell Technologies fiscal Q1 earnings missed the consensus revenue target...
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  • Disruption in The Big Data Analytics Market

      Yesterday, MapR, a pioneer in cloud data management since 2009, announced that it plans to cut 122 jobs and close its headquarters which is located just a few miles from our location in Silicon Valley...
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  • Data Challenges are Killing AI Projects

      Today’s May 28, 2019, Wall Street Journal reports that data challenges are halting AI projects. They quoted IBM executive Arvind Krishna as saying, “ Data-related challenges are a top reason IBM cli...
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  • Losing Revenue in a Growing Market

    The latest International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, was published on March 4, 2019. It showed vendor revenue in the worldwide enterprise storage systems market ...
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  • AI and Solomon's Code

    There once was a king of Israel named Solomon, who was the wisest man on earth. One day he was asked to rule between two women, both claiming to be the mother of a child. The arguments on both sides were equally compe...
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  • Forget the Rules, Listen to the Data

      Rule-based fraud detection software is being replaced or augmented by machine-learning algorithms that do a better job of recognizing fraud patterns that can be correlated across several data sources. DataOps&#...
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  • Cisco and Hitachi Vantara: The Power of Two

    It’s been just over two months since our strategic partner Cisco and Hitachi Vantara announced the further strengthening of our 15+ year relationship with the launch of our jointly developed Cisco and Hitachi Ad...
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  • International Women of Hitachi Vantara

    Last year around this same time, I posted a blog about the women of Hitachi Vantara, and featured four of the women that I worked with on a regular basis here in Santa Clara. This year, I thought I would like to intro...
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  • DataOps and Hitachi Vantara

    According to the Harvard Business Review, "Cross-industry studies show that on average, less than half of an organization’s structured data is actively used in making decisions—and less than 1% of its unst...
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  • Tastes Like Chicken

    In 2050, the population of the world is expected to be 9 billion versus the 7 billion today. The challenge will be to feed 2 billion more people with less arable land, less water, and less farmers. One of the increasi...
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  • Solving The Von Neumann Bottleneck With FPGAs

    Lately I have been focused on the operational aspects of data, how to prepare data for business out comes and less about the infrastructure that supports that data. As in all things, there needs to be a balance, so I ...
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  • The internet is turning inside out – Time for Time Series DB? 

    The internet is normally accessed like a pyramid where a URL may be accessed by hundreds, thousand, even millions of users. Now, with the Internet of Things, we have a multitude of “things” sending million...
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  • Hitachi’s Contribution to Smart Cities in Turkey

    Last week I was in Istanbul to participate in the World Cities Congress Istanbul 2019, which was sponsored by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. I participated in two panels. One on Smart 4 Technologies and anoth...
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  • Hitachi Vantara and Connected Mainframe at SHARE 2019

    SHARE 2019 is next week from March 10 – 15 in Phoenix, Arizona and should be very interesting this year because of all the enhancements that have become available in the z14 mainframe since July of 2017. The Mot...
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  • Cisco and Hitachi Adaptive Solutions for Converged Infrastructure

    Ten years ago, in 2009, Cisco introduced the Unified Computing System (UCS), a data center server computer product line composed of computing hardware, virtualization support, switching fabric, storage, and management...
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  • Accelerating Cloud Adoption with Hitachi Vantara

    Surveys by Gartner,IDG, and Right scale in 2018 leave no doubt that cloud adoption is mainstream. Public cloud adoption led the way increasing to 92% in the Right Scale survey. The same survey showed that 81% having a...
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