Deduplication Algorithm

Introduction to Deduplication According to wikipedia, “Data deduplication is a specific form of compression where redundant data is eliminated, typically to improve storage utilization. In the deduplication process, duplicate data is deleted, leaving only one copy of the data to...
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When & Why You Should Use Docker or VMs – A Quick Comparison

I have heard people comparing Docker with VMs, but the fact is they both are complementary technologies. They don’t compete with each other; both of them have their distinct qualities and can be used in tandem for combinatorial benefits. They...
When & Why You Should Use Docker or VMs – A Quick Comparison
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Top 5 Storage Startups in 2015

Every year storage startups brings lot of dynamism and churn in the entire storage industry. Some of them disappear quickly, some disappear painfully, some gets acquired and their technology goes out of their control. A lucky few survive to become...
Top 5 Storage Startups in 2015
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Key Business and Engineering challenges for Startups

We are witnessing a rapidly changing world of technology which has attracted a large number of startups. The allure to launch a tech startup is easy to understand, especially when this industry is attracting large number of investors and venture...
Key Business and Engineering challenges for Startups
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VAAI – is it a Mirage?

VMware vSphere® Storage APIs – Array Integration (VAAI), also known as hardware acceleration or hardware offload APIs, are a set of APIs enabling interaction between VMware vSphere ESXi™ hosts and storage devices. The APIs in VAAI are supported by a...
VAAI – is it a Mirage?
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A Salute to a Worthy Winner of the Turing Award

The Turing Award given by the Association for Computing Machinery has been called “The Nobel Prize of Computing”. The stipulation says the award should be given to an individual who has made technical “contributions of a lasting nature of major...
A Salute to a Worthy Winner of the Turing Award
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VMware’s Unified Hybrid Cloud – The Star of the Show at VMworld

Those attending VMworld in San Francisco in the summer this year could not escape mention of the “Unified Hybrid Cloud” and the stories seem to have now made their way across the Atlantic to VMworld Europe in Barcelona. Last week...
VMware’s Unified Hybrid Cloud – The Star of the Show at VMworld
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SDDC Rediscovering its Magnificence

SDDC the abbreviation of Software defined data centre has become the latest jargon used by anybody and everybody in the Storage, Virtualization and cloud technology domain. It was forged by Steve Herrod, VMware’s former CTO in 2012. Having got a...
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Storage Considerations for Big Data Storage

Big data is, well, big. The Data revolution is here. The rate at which data is being created is accelerating at an exponential rate. I was recently reading that by 2020, the total data in the universe will grow from...
Storage Considerations for Big Data Storage
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VMworld 2015 – All you’d want to know!!

The biggest event of the year for the virtualization space VMworld 2015 came to an end on September 4th 2015 and the attendees were left longing for more technical feeds. The event took place at a humungous level with massive...
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