Chin-Fah Heoh

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Mr. Chin-Fah Heoh is the Founder and Managing Consultant of Storage Networking Academy and a storage evangelist.

He is an active technology blogger in his blog ( since July 2011. His views on storage networking, virtualization, data management, cloud computing and data science has been getting rave comments and reviews from industry peers worldwide.

He is the Chairman of SNIA Malaysia (2010-2012, 2014-present) in which he mooted and initiated with SNIA International in 2008. He was the SNIA South Asia non-voting representative to SNIA Technical Council in the US for 2013-2014 and also the Vice Chairman of the Data Storage & Data Management SIG with MNCC (Malaysia National Computer Confederation).

He has held various technology positions in the past 20+ years with NetApp, EMC, Sun Microsystems and Hitachi Data Systems.

Links with Tag @StorageGaga

  1. Is General Purpose Object Storage Disenfranchised?
  2. Time to Advocate Common Data Personality
  3. Brainy Commvault
  4. Commvault Coming All Together
  5. Commvault Big Bet
  6. Scaling New HPC With Composable Architecture
  7. Connecting Ideas and People With Dell Influencers
  8. We Got to Keep More Data
  9. Dell and the Power of Influencing Influencers
  10. The Full Force of Western Digital
  11. WekaIO Controls Their Performance Destiny
  12. Bridges to the Clouds and More – NetApp NDAS
  13. StorPool – Block Storage Managed Well
  14. Clever Cohesity
  15. Catch Up (Fast) – IBM Spectrum Protect Plus
  16. VAST Data Must Be Something Special
  17. A Storage Field 18 I Will Go – for the Fun of It
  18. Is Pure Play Storage good?
  19. Disaggregation or hyperconvergence?
  20. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to prove skeptics wrong
  21. The Network is Still the Computer
  22. The Dell EMC Data Bunker
  23. Hammering Next Gen Hybrid Clouds
  24. My first Tech Field Day
  25. The Commvault 5Ps of change
  26. Let there be light with Commvault Activate
  27. Huawei Dorado – All about Speed
  28. Own the Data Pipeline
  29. NetApp and IBM gotta take risks
  30. Cohesity SpanFS – a foundational shift
  31. Magic happening
  32. Storage dinosaurs evolving too
  33. My dilemma of stateful storage marriage
  34. Always serendipitous Storage Field Days
  35. Of Object Storage, Filesystems and Multi-Cloud
  36. The power of E8
  37. DellEMC SC progressing well
  38. Commvault UDI – a new CPUU
  39. Commvault calling again
  40. Can NetApp do it a bit better?
  41. The Engineering of Elastifile
  42. Ryussi MoSMB – High performance SMB
  43. The reverse wars – DAS vs NAS vs SAN
  44. Why demote archived data access?
  45. Hail Hydra!
  46. MASSive, Impressive, Agile, TEGILE
  47. Convergence data strategy should not forget the branches