Disruption is a word that tends to get bandied about quite regularly when it comes to technology. Defined as technology developments that challenge traditional business models and foster quicker and more direct engagement with customers, technologies that cause “disruption” have taken on many forms.
By Martha McConaghy, SHARE® Director, Conference Operations
With 2017 behind us, there is a sense of relief. It was a challenging year for SHARE, for our industry. One thing that has remained consistent through all the turmoil, however, is SHARE’s mission to “Educate-Network-Influence."
What happens if you offer college students an opportunity to build experience on a server platform that can scale to 12 billion encrypted transactions per day on a single hardware footprint? How about one that can support up to 2 million Docker containers and 1,000 concurrent NoSQL databases?
Cloud object storage may not be new to some, but it is finding new ground with an old friend, the mainframe. Recent hardware and software evolution has enabled direct access to cloud object storage environments for z/OS workloads.
Over the last two decades, data processing for replication, duplication and tiering has moved closer to the data itself and is now performed directly within storage controllers.