Part of IBM’s Software Defined Storage solutions, code named Elastic Storage Version 4.1, is now released ‒ delivering flash accelerated, software defined storage for cloud, big data & analytics, and technical computing ‒ now with enhanced security, performance and usability. Elastic Storage is built on IBM General Parallel File System (...)
If several large projects require the same technical computing resources for a two week period, what should you do? Or what happens if you are experiencing spikes in infrastructure demand at a certain period during the day--do you purchase additional infrastructure to accommodate that increase in demand even though those (...)
Last week, many of us had the opportunity to travel to Las Vegas for IBM’s Annual Edge conference at the Venetian. For those not familiar with the event, Edge is IBM’s premier conference focused on infrastructure innovation. Aside from the usual attractions of Las Vegas, a highlight was hearing Robert Ghavidel, (...)
For more than a year, I have been talking to Cloud Application Architects at MSPs and Telcos around the world looking to develop super scalable storage-based applications to create new businesses for their organizations. They want to do everything in software and drop it on commodity hardware like they see (...)
IBM kicked off the SC13 conference in Denver, Colorado with the first world-wide GPFS User Forum. The forum attracted a worldwide audience of current and future GPFS users. Customers and the IBM teams discussed topics on deployment, GPFS Storage Servers, GPFS roadmaps and more. Technical questions were responded to and (...)
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