The road to 44 trillion gigabytes: Software-defined datacenters and seeding the cloud

By Julio Franco
Aug 11, 2014
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  1. When looking at the near future of data center technology, there are two very important trends to consider. First-the adoption of public and private cloud computing continues to become much more pervasive. Enterprises, software developers, and home users are all...

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,349   +1,945

    Yeah... if you say so.
  3. So "one stop data shops" for hackers to go snooping through.
    It isn't home computers russian hackers are getting 1 billion passwords from.
    Now more of your data, on someone elses hardware with terms of service that keep them out of prosecution when they fail to protect it.
    Surely the best option is a NAS box, encrypted.
    And thats if people don't claim that the CPU's in them are all shonky with a gifted back door for the NSA and such.
    USB's all flawed. Google and Yahoo encrypted email, which they will go through.
    I don't know why people should put their faith in the cloud.
  4. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,212   +174

    This is one thing that my boss believes to be true. That we'll no longer purchase hardware and manage our own datacenters. That we'll buy storage and CPU from someone else in the future. Hopefully trustworthy. And save some money in doing so. (Hopefully that means I'll still have a job in the future!)
  5. amstech

    amstech TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 1,441   +594

    For non-important personal garbage I don't have an issue using cloud bases services. I don't care if Uncle Sam see's any of that. For important documents and data I would never trust any cloud based service. I have local RAIDS setup on PC's with no WIFI and LAN cards removed/disabled.
    Professionally, we don't offer any cloud storage and stay away from it here at the Hospital. We know of many business's locally that do the same.
    We don't have an agenda against it but for security reasons its not a consideration at this point.
  6. Blkfx1

    Blkfx1 TS Evangelist Posts: 851   +201

    I can see a couple of IT positions becoming redundant in the event that this is adopted.
  7. John_1776

    John_1776 TS Rookie

    Per NSA PRISM revelations, Microsoft Cloud services & Google Cloud services have Backdoor Access..........Once your Data is in the Cloud, the Vendor OWNS your Data.......
  8. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,114   +1,379

    Just remove the porno traffic, and the world is saved again, on a single hard drive ;)
  9. Frank Barnett

    Frank Barnett TS Rookie Posts: 61   +6

    80gb will be huge again?

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