Leah + Performance + Optimization = Love

Leah + Performance + Optimization = Love

Performance and efficiency are part of my nature. I am always thinking five steps ahead, figuring out the fastest and most optimal way of doing anything. For people to understand me and get on the same page with me I have to bring them along through my thought process. Otherwise folks look at me like [...]

A brief solid state storage system history and update

A brief solid state storage system history and update

Persistent memory is nothing new to the data storage industry.  Mainframes used small amount of persistent memory for decades. But it was extremely expensive and capacities where quite small in the byte range.  Once engineers figured out how to make larger capacities of persistent memory in the early 2000's and we started seeing solid state [...]

The Network is the Computer

The Network is the Computer

A storage infrastructure transformation is coming to the datacenter and it is more than the simple consolidation of storage companies we are currently seeing.  The datacenter will look nothing like it does today it will be gone and a new way of storing, moving, and computing data will be here. Scott McNeilly predicted that the [...]