Ray Lucchesi

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Ray Lucchesi is president of Silverton Consulting and has worked in data storage for over 30 years mostly in marketing, engineering, and directing new disk and tape automation products.

• Ray has worked with from small and large companies helping them develop and market their storage products.

• Ray has also helped storage end-users better manage and optimize their data storage systems,

• Ray blogs at RayOnStorage.com, co-hosts the monthly GreyBeardsOnStorage.com podcast, and tweets @RayLucchesi

Links with Tag @RayLucchesi

  1. Computational (DNA) Storage – End of Evolution Part 4
  2. 155: GreyBeards SDC23 Wrap Up Podcast With Dr. J Metz, Technical Dir. Of Systems Design AMD and Chair of SNIA BoD
  3. Cloud Field Day 15 – Day Three
  4. Dell EMC PowerStore X and the Edge
  5. CTERA, Cloud NAS on Steroids
  6. Kasten, Kafka & the Quest to Protect Data
  7. New Era of Graphical AI Is Near
  8. 118: GreyBeards Talks Cloud-Native Object Storage With Greg DiFraia, Scality and Stephen Bacon, HPE
  9. 115-GreyBeards Talk Database Acceleration With Moshe Twitto, CTO&Co-founder, Pliops
  10. Storageless Data!?
  11. Data Science Storage With NetApp’s Python Toolkit
  12. The Rise of MinIO Object Storage
  13. Is Hardware Innovation Accelerating – Hardware vs. Software Innovation (Round 6)
  14. Ok, Maybe Neuromorphic Chips Aren’t a Deadend
  15. 106: Greybeards Talk Intel’s New HPC File System With Kelsey Prantis, Senior Software Eng. Manager, Intel
  16. Storage That Provides 100% Performance at 99% Full
  17. Can We Back Up a PB?
  18. 097: GreyBeards Talk Open Source S3 Object Store With AB Periasamy, CEO MinIO
  19. Gaming Is Driving Storage Innovation at WDC
  20. Pure Storage Announces New DirectMemory (SCM), FlashArray//C, & Other Enhancements at //Accelerate
  21. BONUS: The Origins of Tech Field Day – the On-Premise IT Roundtable
  22. 91: Keith and Ray Show at CommvaultGO 2019
  23. 89: Keith & Ray Show at Pure//Accelerate 2019
  24. Need Memory, Intel’s Optane DC PM to the Rescue
  25. 82: GreyBeards Talk Composable Infrastructure With Sumit Puri, CEO & Co-Founder, Liqid Inc.
  26. Intel’s New DL Boost for DL AI Inferencing
  27. StorPool, Fast Storage for Fast Times
  28. NetApp Insight 2018 Product Announcements
  29. 76: GreyBeards talk backup content, GDPR and cyber security with Jim McGann, VP Mkt & Bus. Dev., Index Engines
  30. 71: GreyBeards talk DP appliances with Sharad Rastogi, Sr. VP & Ranga Rajagopalan, Sr. Dir., Dell EMC DPD
  31. 72: GreyBeards talk Computational Storage with Scott Shadley, VP Marketing NGD Systems
  32. 73: GreyBeards talk HCI with Gabriel Chapman, Sr. Mgr. Cloud Infrastructure NetApp
  33. 75: GreyBeards talk persistent memory IO with Andy Grimes, Principal Technologist, NetApp
  34. Screaming IOP performance with StarWind’s new NVMeoF software & Optane SSDs
  35. Huawei presents OceanStor architecture at SFD15
  36. Infinidat’s ~90% (average read hit) solution
  37. Infinidat announces new storage, replication & backup appliances + cloud storage
  38. Hitachi Vantara HCP, hits it out of the park
  39. Western Digital at SFD15: ActiveScale object storage
  40. 54: GreyBeards talk scale-out secondary storage with Jonathan Howard, Dir. Tech. Alliances at Commvault
  41. A tale of two storage companies – NetApp and Vantara (HDS-Insight Grp-Pentahoo)
  42. Axellio, next gen, IO intensive server for RT analytics by X-IO Technologies
  43. There’s a new cluster filesystem on the block, Elastifile
  44. Hardware vs. software innovation – round 4
  45. 4.5M IO/sec@227µsec 4KB Read on 100GBE with 24 NVMe cards
  46. Dreaming of SCM but living with NVDIMMs…
  47. Docker presents at Cloud Field Day 1 (CFD1)
  48. Scality’s Open Source S3 Driver
  49. Hedvig storage system, Docker support & data protection that spans data centers
  50. GreyBeards talk Copy Data Management with Ash Ashutosh, CEO Actifio
  51. Exablox, bring your own disk storage
  52. Pure Storage FlashBlade well positioned for next generation storage
  53. 33: GreyBeards talk HPC storage with Frederic Van Haren, founder HighFens & formerly Sr. Director of HPC at Nuance
  54. Has triple parity Raid time come?
  55. Surprises in flash storage IO distributions from 1 month of Nimble Storage customer base
  56. Intel Cloud Day 2016 News And Views
  57. Rubrik has a better idea for VMware backup
  58. Platform9, a whole new way to run OpenStack
  59. Speaking in Tech: How good is the UK’s broadband? Really awful
  60. Mobile devices as a cache for cloud data
  61. PB are the new TB, GreyBeards talk with Brian Carmody, CTO Inifinidat
  62. Primary data’s path to better data storage presented at SFD8
  63. Coho Data, the packet processing squeeze and working set exploits
  64. VMware VSAN 6.0 all-flash & hybrid IO performance at SFD7
  65. Springpath SDS springs forth
  66. Object store and hybrid clouds at Cloudian
  67. Transporter, a private Dropbox in a tower
  68. What’s next for Nexenta
  69. Data virtualization surfaces
  70. Coho Data, hyperloglog and the quest for IO performance
  71. The wizardry of StorMagic
  72. MCS, UltraDIMMs and memory IO, the new path ahead – part 2
  73. GreyBeards talk backup with Rick Vanover, Product Strategy Specialist for Veeam
  74. MCS, UltraDIMMs and memory IO, the new path ahead – part 1
  75. Greybeards talk all-flash arrays with Dave Wright, CEO and founder of SolidFire
  76. Upcoming Veeam V8 Virtues
  77. Securing sync & share data-at-rest
  78. Boot storms and VDI storage
  79. Proximal Data, server SSD caching software
  80. Coraid, first thoughts…
  81. ReRAM to the rescue