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Extensible Data Path Architecture — A Bright Future for Your Data

By Jeff Hughes on November 1, 2016

Previously, I presented the details of our underlying RatioPerfect™ architecture and how that allows us to deliver a platform for your data that is free of I/O bottlenecks and truly a fail-in-place model. Today, I’d like to talk about our software architecture, in particular how it allows for an extensible data path.

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A Fail-in-Place Platform—RatioPerfect™ Every Time

By Jeff Hughes on October 25, 2016

We have previously described our vision around Zero-Touch Infrastructure™, the first of two key architectural components that enable us to deliver on the promise of a True Cloud for Local Data.  In this article, I will expand on the second key architectural component which is on-premises appliances are truly able to be a fail-in-place platform.

Topics: Jeff Hughes Igneous Technology RatioPerfect architecture JBOND
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Failure is the New Normal

By Jeff Hughes on August 4, 2015

Have you noticed how the approach to failure in computing has changed radically over the past few years? Good thing it has!

Topics: Industry Trends Jeff Hughes Igneous Technology
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Moving a Petabyte of Data

By Jeff Hughes on June 30, 2015

Article update: Curious about moving a petabyte of data in 2019? Read Jeff's Medium article about moving the 5PB of data used to discover the first black hole image.

There is a saying that nothing beats the bandwidth of a FedEx truck. To this point, in 2007 Jonathan Schwartz (then CEO of Sun) claimed that moving a petabyte from San Francisco to Hong Kong would be faster via sailboat than via a network link.

Topics: Industry Trends Jeff Hughes Data Movement

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