Stories About: Storage

Intelligence limited only by your architectural imagination

Intelligence limited only by your architectural imagination

By Richard Arneson Imagine a world where you come home and toss your car keys, jacket, clothes, wallet, et al., into a bin that would smartly send each to where it belongs—closet, key hook, shoved under the bed, etc. The next morning, when you’re getting ready for the new day, everything is exactly where it…

Data growth—how to store all those new 1’s and 0’s

Data growth—how to store all those new 1’s and 0’s

By Richard Arneson According to a research study from InformationWeek and Interop ITX, the growth in data will accelerate by, on average, over twenty-five percent (25%). And over fifty percent (50%) of companies included in the study manage Terabytes of data, many up to ninety-nine (99) Terabytes. One percent (1%) manage over a Petabyte. And…

Storage—software style

Storage—software style

By Richard Arneson To combine the word storage with software sounds somewhat counterintuitive. You store stuff in a container, a physical, you-can-touch-it-and-see-it container. Combining storage with software just doesn’t agree with the ear; it’s like saying, “Please pass me that Volvo.” Up until recently, the IT industry’s version of storage brought into focus equipment, whether…

The Four (4) Horsemen of HCI

The Four (4) Horsemen of HCI

By Richard Arneson In his 1887 painting, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Russian artist Viktor Vasnetsov depicted the personification of characters described in Revelations, the last book of The Bible─Death, Famine, War and Conquest. Grim, I know. But roughly forty (40) years later, the term “Four Horsemen” was softened after noted sportswriter Grantland Rice…