Timothy Prickett Morgan

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The Future IBM We Will Probably Never See

Let’s get one thing straight right off the bat. If someone has been named president of International Business Machines Corporation, it means they are the heir apparent and future chief executive officer of what used to be the world’s largest IT supplier and, with prior presidents, actually was the world’s largest IT supplier.

The Future IBM We Will Probably Never See was written by Timothy Prickett Morgan at The Next Platform.

Waiting – Not Precisely Patiently – For Exascale

There was an outside chance that China might pull a surprise on the HPC community and launch the first true exascale system – meaning capable of more than 1 exaflops of peak theoretical 64-bit floating point performance if you want to be generous, and 1 exaflops sustained on the High Performance Linpack (HPL) benchmark if you don’t – but that didn’t happen.

Waiting – Not Precisely Patiently – For Exascale was written by Timothy Prickett Morgan at The Next Platform.

Forget Mesos And OpenStack, Hashi Stack Is The New Next Platform

While a lot of software for creating and managing scale comes out of supercomputing centers, hyperscalers, and the largest public cloud builders, there is still plenty of innovation being done by people who need to tackle scale outside of these upper echelon organizations.

Forget Mesos And OpenStack, Hashi Stack Is The New Next Platform was written by Timothy Prickett Morgan at The Next Platform.

A Tale Of Two Enterprise IT Beasties

The so-called “Magnificent 7” or “Super 8” hyperscalers and cloud builders of the world may comprise a substantial slice of worldwide sales of servers, storage, and networking, and the cloud capacity and hyperscale services they provide may in turn represent a significant – but nowhere near dominant – chunk of overall IT spending.

A Tale Of Two Enterprise IT Beasties was written by Timothy Prickett Morgan at The Next Platform.

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