Episode 103

Feb 8 2019: Data Center Trends for 2019


February 8th, 2019

28 mins 8 secs

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About this Episode

This year is shaping up to be a huge year for IT and enterprise datacenter architecture. Matt and Steve talk about what they see as the big trends in 2019 that are most impactful, as well as some anti-trends. It's an insightful 28 minutes!

00:46 News: CES, IBM Quantum Computing, & Huawei builds a server ARM part
03:20 Trend: ARM in the DataCenter? It certainly seems to be getting traction, but is it real?
05:46 Trend: Is Cloud Storage maturing in 2019?
09:16 Trend: Edge Computing, micro-datacenters in the wilderness
12:14 Trend: AI a mainstream enterprise workload? Probaby not. At least right now.
15:24 Trend: The continuing march toward insane densities, storage and compute.
18:15 Trend: AMD in the datacenter? We won't make a prediction, but watch these guys.
21:40 Trend: Lenovo is a serious datacenter player.
27:20 Wrapping up: Where are Matt & Steve heading over the next few weeks? IBM THINK, for one.