Decoding COVID and solving the software problem

‘The original Human Genome Project required 13 years of work and cost more than $3 billion, now we can sequence the Genome overnight’ I’m often looking for interesting examples of progress, not just in IT but more generally and this one really struck me. The COVID genome was sequenced early as the first cases were cropping up in Wuhan, China[…]

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From Infrastructures designed for Applications to Application Driven Infrastructures

In order to explain what I mean by this let’s take a look back in order to look forward. If we consider the evolution of architectures… To increase efficiencies and simplify management we started by consolidating multiple workloads onto fewer platforms. With virtualization we were able to take this further, a new level of cost reduction and utilization and more control passed[…]

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What is a Digital Human?

That was the first thought on my mind when I had the opportunity to meet with 3Lateral in Serbia, the next thought was how could we at NetApp help to bring this to life by working to build 3Lateral’s data fabric. 3Lateral Studio is built around a passion for creating characters and creatures, the team there are focused on acquiring[…]

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Are you Cloud first! or Cloud first?

It’s funny how something as simple as punctuation can fundamentally change an idea, an approach or a strategy. Looking back a few years ago then it definitely felt like most companies strategy was Cloud first! I think there were many reasons for this Everyone was talking about the Cloud, it was truly moving up toward what Gartner’s Hype Cycle likes[…]

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