The rise of cloud-integrated storage and EMC's ViPR

David Isenberg wrote his famous and controversial paper, The Rise of the Stupid Network in 1997.  Its a short and historically interesting read. If you have never read it, follow the link there now. It will take you less than 10 minutes. If you want the Cliff notes version, the gist of his paper is copied below: JUST…

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Calling baloney on Pivotal

Last week Pivotal came out of stealth mode and announced themselves to the world. It got a fair amount of attention because Paul Maritz is the guy there and because the company is being built on jettisoned technology assets that had been previously acquired by EMC and VMware.  It was also interesting that General Electric…

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