DSSD: Don’t try to attach a horse hitch to a Tesla

@sakacc shared a glance at what DSSD is doing during the last EMC World: DSSD Tech Preview (EMC World Day 3). This post is named based on the post’s lines”.. and if you REALLY need it to dress up as a storage target (a LUN/filesystem) that’s possible too… but frankly that’s like attaching a horse hitch to a Tesla.” DSSD is optimized to get the best performance through a direct … Continue reading DSSD: Don’t try to attach a horse hitch to a Tesla

Public “Infrastructure as a Service” has got commodity (revisited)

After revisiting one of my first post: “IaaS has got commodity“, I must to say that I was so damn RIGHT! – excuse my incredible lack of modesty -. Weeks ago my boss has told to the KIO’s board that I have two daemons – or maybe angels, I don’t see the difference… Ups! I will burn in hell – over my shoulders fighting about who will bring me the best advice: … Continue reading Public “Infrastructure as a Service” has got commodity (revisited)

Internet of Things

Thanks marioaaKIO for sharing this Post with us from CHANGEaaS.com. More data to analyze using our Big Data platform. This could be useful for healthcare (prevention medicine). Thanks again Mario, keep it up! We call this, the possibility to connect, via Internet protocols, many human beings and many devices, in the following ways: person to machine, machine to machine and person to person, using wireless … Continue reading Internet of Things

In-Memory Computing, is it the beginning of the end of data warehousing? | CHANGE as a Service

“But with higher costs, higher complexity of systems and a big disadvantage of having the picture of the past, not real-time, showing yesterday’s data. Data warehouses are updated on a periodic basis through extraction and transformation programs that typically run overnight. So you have to wait to next execution of ETL in order to look at updated data” Emilio have brought powerful reasons to consider … Continue reading In-Memory Computing, is it the beginning of the end of data warehousing? | CHANGE as a Service

SAP Simple Finance: Real-time Financial Management enabled by HANA

Awesome! HANA enables to change the dimensions ad-hoc, by enabling the analytics directly from line-item details and selecting which dimension to do summarization on… Another exciting announcement from last SAPPHIRE NOW was the release of SAP Simple Finance. Hasso Plattner’s keynote included an extensive explanation of how HANA plays a role in applications simplification and SAP’s vision for the future of apps, within the framework … Continue reading SAP Simple Finance: Real-time Financial Management enabled by HANA

If you think HANA is just in-memory database then don’t bother to buy it

SAP is doing a nice job spreading the phrase “big data analytics” through the market with HANA. However, the “concept” HANA is more than an in-memory database. HANA could help you to speed database processing to create cubes with tens of dimensions and thousands of millions of records from hours to seconds, and take the results and process them again and again and again… Just try to do that … Continue reading If you think HANA is just in-memory database then don’t bother to buy it

KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

2013 was a year full of innovative actions at KIO. Now that if see it, we are happy for all achievements! Here you have the list: Being the first IT Provider to offer HANA OnDemand solutions in the Market Implementing the first IXP in Mexico in our Datacenters We’ve released our Datacenter in Container Solution called KIO ATOM (movil data center) The first SAP hosting provider to offer Cloud … Continue reading KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

What is your favorite Cloud flavor?

Today’s Cloud Providers cannot play with only one product to attend to the market demand. Just a couple of years ago we used to have “the” cloud service to attend to all our requirements. At that time we have realized that costs, business objectives and legal/regulatory issues could change the way that customers consume it. To mention some examples here are: sensitive business data does … Continue reading What is your favorite Cloud flavor?

SAP HANA On-Demand: A more affordable and faster way to start using real-time analytics

There is a lot of material explaining how important SAP HANA is for your company: It’s important to increase your revenue growth, reduce churn, lower stock costs dramatically, or detect fraud activities on time, and so on. However, this note is not intended to sell more benefits to justify the use of HANA (I think is clear, anyway we are opened to bring more information … Continue reading SAP HANA On-Demand: A more affordable and faster way to start using real-time analytics