HCI is bring sexy back to SATA SSDs

In just a few weeks, VxRail will be coming out with a new SATA based SSD options to go along with the new models built on Dell EMC’s new 14G PowerEdge servers. Now, some of you maybe saying, "Wait a minute Nathan. Isn't that a step back for SSDs?” Well, you aren't wrong but you’re not completely right, let me explain. With every update of VxRail, it [...]

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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 [...]

Tintri compared to VMware vVols

Tintri has been delivering VM-aware storage for a while now. This feature has created a nice niche market for Tintri over the past few years with all of their storage taking [...]

Quick Demo of the VxRail Manager GUI

I have been getting a lot of great feedback from my past VxRail posts so I thought I would do a quick recording of myself doing a brief overview of the interface. My goal is [...]

An Overview of EMC’s New Unity Storage Solution

The Unity Family is EMC’s new midrange storage offering. Unity sets a new standard for simplicity, modern design, affordable prices, and flexible deployments – to meet the [...]

Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s HC 380 – New dog, old tricks

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced the newest addition to their StorVirtual line up last month. The new HyperConverged 380 (HC 380) is dubbed the “VM Vending [...]

What is Machine Learning?

Machine learning, in its simplest form, uses past examples and pattern recognition to make predictions. You can then use the models to make predictions on future data. For [...]