• VCE Converged and Hyper-Converged Architecture for Splunk

    Introduction Everyone is getting bombarded with messaging related to Big Data.  It's, well big, and machine data is one of the fastest growing and complex areas driving the interest in doing more with big data. I...
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  • Hyper-Converged Power and Flexibility for Splunk Enterprise

    Operational Intelligence There is little debate these days over whether business decisions should be informed with insights driven by data analytics.  Try to find one article at CIO.com , Forbes.com or the Harvar...
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  • Isolated Backups on Dell EMC Data Domain - A last line of defense against ransomware attacks

    Ransomware is rapidly gaining popularity with cybercriminals because of the opportunity to extort small sums of money from a vast number of individuals and large sums of money from mid-size and enterprise-size organiz...
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  • Finding More Value in Your Hadoop Investment

    We just passed the five year anniversary of the initial release of Apache Hadoop and I think it fair to say it a ubiquitous technology.  Born out of Google's need to find a way to store and query a repository of ...
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  • ScaleIO Brings Web-scale Operating Efficiencies to the Enterprise Data Center

    The best way that I have found to describe "Big Data" is data sets that are so large or complex that traditional data processing applications and experience are inadequate.  What I find particulary relevant is th...
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  • Your machines are dying to talk to you! Are you listening?

    I spent eight really great years working with .NET developers at the Microsoft Technology Center in Mountain View, CA.  There was one drum that I beat regularly during those design meetings and lab testing engage...
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  • A Consolidation Platform That Delivers Mixed Application Performance

    Introduction In the spring I wrote an article for this blog summarizing the results of a project that demonstrated the use of a Vblock® 540 system with All-Flash XtremIO storage for running mixed application workl...
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  • Hortonworks Hadoop Summit 2016 San Jose - The Future of Data

    The first thing that I noticed as I made my way to the registration desk at the Hadoop Summit was the abundance of Fortune 1000 companies that had sent people to this show.  Many of the companies sending employee...
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  • Data Center Modernization

    Building and maintaining IT infrastructure has become incredibly complex. Even the largest IT organizations are realizing that architecting, planning, testing, verifying, deploying and maintaining interoperability bet...
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