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