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Henry Newman

Henry Newman has been a contributor to TechnologyAdvice websites for more than 20 years. His career in high-performance computing, storage and security dates to the early 1980s, when Cray was the name of a supercomputing company rather than an entry in Urban Dictionary. After nearly four decades of architecting IT systems, he recently retired as CTO of a storage company’s Federal group, but he rather quickly lost a bet that he wouldn't be able to stay retired by taking a consulting gig in his first month of retirement.

Cache Management: Beware the Dangers

Data storage expert Henry Newman provides background information on caching issues, including what works well on the Web. Key...

Boosting Your RAID Controller’s Storage Performance

Armed with the proper guidance, data center administrators can squeeze more performance from their RAID controllers. Storage expert Henry...

Solid State Drives vs. Spinning Disks

It wasn't that long ago that solid state drives (SSDs) were DRAM-based and cost a fortune. Then the proliferation...

Spotting Storage Vendor Problems Ahead of Time

As someone who designs data storage networkingsystems, I often get non-disclosure agreement (NDA) briefings from vendors and review public...

Storage Networks and Solid State Drives: the Right Choice?

Choosing the right solid state drive (SSD) for your enterprise storage networkingenvironment is a critical decision — and equally...

Deploying Enterprise Apps on Solid State Drives

Flashed-based solid-state drives (SSDs) are becoming a big issue for enterprise storage users; a number of customers I work...

RAID’s Era May Be Fading