‘Moving Storage the Cloud’ By @AOL | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

How does one bridge the gap between traditional enterprise storage infrastructures and the private, hybrid, and public cloud?
In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Dan Pollack, Chief Architect of Storage Operations at AOL Inc., examed the workload differences and required changes to reuse existing knowledge and components when building and using a cloud infrastructure. He also looked into the operational considerations, tool requirements, and behavioral changes required for private cloud storage systems to work well with public cloud storage. He then presented an implementation checklist for building cloud storage systems for both block IO and file IO.

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