S01E02 – Hybrid Cloud and Object Storage

S01E02 – Hybrid Cloud and Object Storage

Chris Evans Hybrid Cloud Podcast

Object storage is a solution for managing large volumes of unstructured data. In the public cloud solutions such as AWS S3 and Azure Blob store provide massive scalability at predictable prices. However, is the public cloud the right place to store all of our data? When costs, lock-in, compliance and other factors are taken into consideration, does it make sense to rent the cloud for compute and use an on-premises object store for our data? If we use this model, what are the challenges? In this episode, Chris talks with Neil Stobart, VP Global Systems …

#82 – Storage Predictions for 2019

#82 – Storage Predictions for 2019

Chris Evans Garbage Collection 6 Comments

The idea of this episode was to put some structure around a set of enterprise storage predictions for 2019.  As you will hear from the dialog, that’s not quite what we achieved!  However, Chris Evans, Chris Mellor and Martin Glassborow do raise some interesting points on the direction of the industry in 2019.  The conversation starts with a look at media.  QLC flash is likely to be a hot topic, but what about storage class memory?  Have hard drives had their day or is the technology moving into a state of equilibrium? The conversation moves …

Cloud File Storage – A Conversation with Andy Hardy from Nasuni

Cloud File Storage – A Conversation with Andy Hardy from Nasuni

Chris Evans Guest Speakers 2 Comments

In this podcast, recorded on 2nd September 2017, the guys chat to Andy Hardy, Regional Vice President at Nasuni.  Nasuni has developed a global file platform that uses cloud storage as the “backing store”.  In this podcast, the guys chat to Andy about the benefits of a global file system that requires very little on-premises storage and the components it replaces, including backup and DR.  The conversation also touches on where the market is headed, who is having success and the continual divergence between IOPS for block and capacity storage for file/object. Elapsed Time: 00:29:09 …