In this episode, Chris is in conversation with Ryan Farris (VP Product and Product Marketing) and Brandon Whitelaw (VP Cloud and Strategic Partnerships) at Qumulo. As the IT world becomes ever more focused on a hybrid cloud model, file storage becomes increasingly important, due to the legacy of applications and data already written to work with file servers.
In this episode, Chris chats to Matt Hamilton, Developer Advocate at Protocol Labs about the Filecoin decentralised storage network.
Chris and Martin review the file system announcements coming out of AWS Reinvent event. Specifically FSx for OpenZFS and NetApp ONTAP.
File systems provide structure and a way to store data on computer systems. From the early days of FAT and NTFS, we now see a proliferation of file systems in the enterprise. Why do we have so many and what benefits do they offer?