The Gotchas of NAND

ORIGINALLY POSTED 1st October 2011 14,765 views on developerworks While catching up on some old and new posts out here I came across an interesting article from Chris Mellor discussing a report about various PCIe card benchmarks performed by the Swiss National Computing Centre (CSCS).  I was going to reply to his post but as... Continue Reading →

IBM at 100

ORIGINALLY POSTED June 11th 2011 10,824 views on developerworks When Nigel asked the question about IBM's age in Infosmack 101 I was initially amazed hat everyone didn't instantly know that IBM is 100 this years young this year, next week infact. I guess internally we've had a lot more press about this than there has... Continue Reading →

Of travels, requests and smackdowns

ORIGINALLY POSTED 8th June 2011 13,528 views on developerworks I’ve been traveling quite a bit over the last couple of months, both business and pleasure. Large amounts of this, especially the business travel has been in the car where I’ve been enjoying the use of the USB port in the glove box to upload mp3... Continue Reading →

Coming soon to a GUI near you

ORIGINALLY POSTED 5th May 2011 12,646 views on developerworks Yes, I am still in the land of the living. I promise (to myself as much as anything) that I will blog a whole bunch in the coming weeks, but in the meantime, coming to an SVC, or V7000 GUi near you…

Benchmarks can prove something

ORIGINALLY POSTED 19th March 2011 17,483 views on developerworks At the risk of re-gurgitating recent Storage benchmarketing scars and rumblings, its probably escaped most people that we just published another Storwize V7000 SPC-1 benchmark. Why another I hear you ask, well the first one we published was back in November when the product first GA'd.... Continue Reading →

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