• Exciting new discoveries from the Andes (Rubrik CDM 5.0)

    The Andes or Andean Mountains are the longest continental mountain range in the world, forming a continuous highland along the western edge of South America. The Andes extend from north to south through seven South American countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. [Read More]
  • Rubrik Datos IO and MongoDB

    In februari of 2018 Rubrik announced the acquisition of Datos IO, a startup with a focus on data management for an underserved part of the market namely (a.o.) NoSQL databases like Cassandra and MongoDB. Before jumping into more specifics about what Rubrik Datos IO is enabling for NoSQL databases, let’s... [Read More]
  • Everything old is new again.

    My first job in IT, many moons ago, was at a company called MOTEC, it was a subcontractor of Telenet, one of the biggest ISPs in Belgium. We were responsible for building the cable based telephony systems that their customers used to make phone calls over the tv distribution network.... [Read More]
  • Containers and persistent storage

    Containers are a method of operating system virtualization that allow you to run an application and its dependencies in resource-isolated processes. Containers allow you to easily package an application’s code, configurations, and dependencies into easy to use building blocks that deliver environmental consistency, operational efficiency, developer productivity, and version control.... [Read More]