Web Scale Data Integrity with Rubrik

Rubrik web scale distributed file system integrity – Under the hood view

Disruptive Innovation

Disruptive Innovation Definition: “Disruptive innovation is a new innovation which creates a new market and value network, which disrupts exiting markets and value networks eventually displacing an earlier technology”https://media.licdn.com/mpr/mpr/p/2/005/06b/0ee/121de4f.jpg In contrast a sustaining innovation does not create new markets or value networks but is simply an evolution/improvement of a product over time. To fully qualifyContinue reading “Disruptive Innovation”

The Illiterate of the 21st Century

“The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read and write but those who cannot learn, un learn and relearn” I am guilty of this as much as anyone else, in my role we constantly learn new technology, derive that it is the best technology in the world and that itContinue reading “The Illiterate of the 21st Century”

Consumer Drones & CIA Cloud?

I was fascinated to read about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos mention two things this week in a press appearance “Consumer Drones” & “Private Cloud”. Amazon as a company still continue to impress me, they are always at the bleeding edge and tend to see or imagine a long time before the remainder of the industry catchesContinue reading “Consumer Drones & CIA Cloud?”

Codeacademy

Only a quick post today…. When people think about computer science, they imagine people with pocket protectors and thick glasses who code all night. The truth is coding is now in every day life, with the explosion of mobile devices and development of applications it is hard not to have an understanding of coding andContinue reading “Codeacademy”

What is the Social Customer?

I found the below a really insightful presentation on the social customer. The social customer is not social media but rather understanding customers as social beings. This presentation may help you to understand how younger generations network and interact. [mobileYouth] What is The Social Customer? from Graham Brown (mobileYouth) Insightful stuff and a great presentation,Continue reading “What is the Social Customer?”

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at will change

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at will change” I am going to drag up an old topic here surrounding email its validity today. Lets look at email in our everyday lives, we check it what every 2 minutes? We receive 1000’s of emails at work surrounding marketing, news announcements,Continue reading “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at will change”

Acceptable Downtime in our World? Introducing “Chaos Monkeys”

I first read an article about this on GigaOM, and this really got me thinking in ways that companies go about down time. All lines of businesses are different and some can accept downtime others cannot. If you think of the likes of services we depend on and use daily such as Google, Amazon, EbayContinue reading “Acceptable Downtime in our World? Introducing “Chaos Monkeys””

Twitter’s Blob store and Libcrunch – how it works

You may have read one of my previous posts “Arming the cloud” where I talked about why and how large cloud providers are using commodity hardware with intelligent API’s to separate the dumb data and intelligent data to give us a better service. Well in a world of distributed computing and networking you will probably not findContinue reading “Twitter’s Blob store and Libcrunch – how it works”