Brad Porter, Porter Consulting
I found the article “5 Storage Trends To Watch” to be very interesting. I agreed with two of the areas that are already showing remarkable growth—NVMe (Non-volatile Memory Express flash arrays) and Smarter Storage. I believe those two areas are going to lead the way. The technology for flash storage will get better—denser, more stable, smaller size—but the software to manage the large amount of data will be just as important. I think that the ‘multi-tier storage’ referred to by the author (flash first, then disks, then cloud) is interesting, minus the storage disk arrays. I think that is a technology on a steep obsolescence slope.
From this article, I believe there are two areas that should be explored further.Read More →