VxRail 4.5 improvements with vSAN 6.6

VxRail 4.5 will see some drastic improvements with vSphere 6.5u1 and vSAN 6.6, when it goes GA this September 2017. This will bring a lot of features I have been looking forward to like higher flash performance, encryption, and enhancements with Stretched Clusters thanks to Local Site Protection. Here are some of the updates VMware has promised us in this [...]

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The Application of Big Data Analytics: Data Lake

A data lake is a data storage model of how a business can create a large repository from multiple sources of multiple types of data. The primary purpose of a data lake is to [...]

How to Visualize Data

Data visualization is data that has been transformed into an image that gives the data new meaning. It is designed with the purpose of giving the viewer a new perspective on [...]

EMC UNITY: Drive IOPS Explained

I am sure a lot of you have seen some of the hero numbers for the drive IOPS in Unity. I think we all feel this is Marketings doing, so I looked into it. First, are these [...]

VxRail 3.5 Licensing and Horizon Update

There have been a lot of updates in VCE VxRail's new 3.5 update this week. Though there are a lot of lesser known facts around licensing and Horizon interragtion in this [...]

Five Key Data Management Principles

Proper data management is key in any Big Data or Data Lake, analytics projects. Here are my top 5 rules for proper enterprise data management for analytics. Understand [...]

The Data Scientific Method and how it is used

The data scientific method is primarily used as a blueprint to framing a problem and solving it. Below are the steps involved in this method: Data Scientific Method [...]