Author: Mike

Storage Tiers or Tears?

I always enjoy reading StorageNewsletter and in particular the insights of Philippe Nicolas. His recent article on Storage Tiering (“Tier or Not Tier”) is a fairly complete overview of the history of the companies involved and the broad technical evolution …

Insights In Black and White

From everything we hear here at Small World Big Data, many of you prefer our analyst video content, but still many of you are also fans (I’m humbled even writing that much!) of my analyst writings – both in-depth reports …

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Tech Top 6 – Bad Tech and Biometrics

What a year so far! So many challenges, yet IT stuff keeps rolling along. Glad you are here to let Warren and I help you keep up! Every week Warren brings along six hand-curated articles from his hand-curated IT Weekly …

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Tech Top 6 – Is No Good For You? Plus Biases, Waste and Zero Trust

It’s TechTop6 again! In this episode with Warren Avery, chief curator at the IT Weekly Newsletter we look into articles that range from data privacy to cloud waste, but it’s the “getting to no” that gives us our episode title. …

BlueCat: Managing DNS, DHCP, IPAM

Interview with Andrew Wertkin, CPO of BlueCat Networks. BlueCat is focused on on DNS, DHCP and IPAM: DDI, the acronym of acronyms. These these three things fundamentally go together and managing them together makes a great deal of sense. BlueCat …

Verified Backups: Reliable restores for in-flux databases

Are you verifying the integrity of your databases or just ritualistically restoring them? How do you know if your backups will have what you need when you need them?

Original video (with full player and complete transcript) posted at TruthInIT.com