Emerging trends in disaster recovery for data lakes
Mar 26, 2019
In this Q&A, Katherine Sheehan, Senior Solutions Architect at WANdisco, and DISCOtecher, WANdisco’s Director of Product & Channel Marketing, discuss current trends in disaster recovery and high availability for on-premises and cloud Hadoop data lake deployments.
DISCOtecher: In recent years, we’ve seen Hadoop mature and business adoption increase. How has that affected disaster-recovery and high-availability strategies?
Katherine: When it comes to Hadoop workloads, it’s clear that object storage is the future—and Gartner’s 2017 Hype Cycle for Data Management predicts that adoption of Hadoop in...Continue reading
Exploring Gartner’s multi-cloud computing point of view
Feb 28, 2019
How do you keep your data consistent across an entire multi-cloud architecture?
In the first of two blogs on Gartner’s Technology Insight for Multicloud Computing report, Paul Scott-Murphy, VP of Product Management for Big Data and Cloud at WANdisco, chats with DISCOtecher, Director of Product and Channel Marketing at WANdisco, about the challenges of operating a multi-cloud architecture.
DISCOtecher: Hi Paul, thanks for joining me today. Multi-cloud is a huge topic right now—but what’s stopping some businesses from transitioning to a multi-cloud architecture?
Paul: As you point out, many busi...Continue reading
How to achieve a disruption-free migration to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2
Feb 14, 2019
Paul Scott-Murphy, VP of Product Management at WANdisco, and DISCOtecher, Director of Product and Channel Marketing at WANdisco, discuss how clients can get to ADLS Gen2 without downtime for their critical systems.
DISCOtecher: Can you please share why WANdisco is so excited about the ADLS Gen2 GA announcement?
Paul: The general availability of ADLS Gen2 is a significant announcement from Microsoft, and being able to take advantage of it without downtime or disruption will be important for every organization.
The benefits that come from bringing your large-scale data sets to ADLS Gen2 are hu...Continue reading
WANdisco 2019 Predictions: Data tech gets realistic
Jan 29, 2019
In 2018, the tech scene boasted extensively and, as it turns out, prematurely, about the potential of revolutionary technologies like blockchain and AI to finally deliver us into the future. With the hindsight of the real-world applications of these technologies, however, 2019 will take on a more realistic approach to the infrastructure needed to make those lofty ambitions happen.
We’ll question the viability of blockchain
More enterprises looking to handle their workload will move past the idea of blockchain in its earlier iterations. Because the two predominant blockchains, Hyperledger and M...Continue reading
Announcing LiveData for MultiCloud
Jan 15, 2019
WANdisco Announces LiveData for MultiCloud
Data is becoming more and more distributed, stored in multiple locations on-premises and in the cloud. An influx of constantly changing data generated in and outside the organization presents challenges for data accessibility and data consistency. Innovation and economic growth are enabled by the ability to access and share data, and enterprises across all industries need new technologies to exploit their data’s full potential.
WANdisco today announced the general availability of LiveData for MultiCloud, built for guaranteed data consistency across ...Continue reading