[2008-10-29] Data Management Continuum Guidance
All data follows a lifecycle from initial creation and storage, to protection and retention, and each of these phases has differing and unique requirements. Thus there should be a range of storage devices and processes to address these varying requirements. For example, enterprise devices, while having higher redundancy and performance are not as flexible as mid-range arrays and represent a higher cost per GB of capacity.
[2008-10-15] Upcoming Teradata Product Unveiled
We know, we know - the economy sucks (the Dow's down 450 points at the moment), and unless a product can spit out gold bricks, you don't want to buy anything new. Still, Teradata Corporation has just announced the Teradata 13.0 database, and the thing seems to be worth a second look.
[2008-10-01] Oracle Will Win the SaaS/Cloud Competition
Really, I'm not obsessed with cloud computing! I'll try to write about something else next. However, I wanted to reply to a post from Chris Keene, titled: "Larry Whistles Past the (Cloud) Graveyard".