Evan Powell

Evan Powell
Founding CEO of a few companies including StackStorm (BRCD) and Nexenta — and CEO & Chairman of OpenEBS/MayaData. ML and DevOps and Python, oh my!
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Inspired by SCale17x: A Short History of Data Storage

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending SCale 17x in Pasadena, just outside Los Angeles. Whether it was Robert Treat’s excellent talk on logical...

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
7 min read

Beyond the Strip Mining v. OSS License Debate: the Rise of the Best

I had the privilege of attending the Keybanc Emerging Technology Summit this week in San Francisco as a member of their Mosaic group of technology experts....

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
6 min read

HA vs. DR and “Extra” HA for Your DB

Steps to prevent cascading failures.

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
11 min read

Run your DBaaS - DBs, Kubernetes operators and containerized storage

Why would you want to do that?

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
8 min read

Performance Tuning, CAS, and OpenEBS

Now and again — actually almost every day — we get a question from the community or from our commercial users about performance.

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
6 min read

5 Non Obvious Trends in Cloud Native Data for 2019

Thanks for reading. Here I try to make 5 specific predictions that we can look back on in a year. Hopefully, along the ways, I leave some breadcrumbs that...

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
9 min read

vSAN vs. OpenEBS based MDAP

One of the most exciting things — at least to me — in evolutionary biology is the concept of parallel evolution — for instance, the Aloe and Agave plants.

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
8 min read

What a week —the Mule DABS — commercial MDAP launches

Last week we saw the culmination of an enormous amount of work by ourselves — and by partners such as IBM and many other users of OpenEBS — culminating in...

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
4 min read

Community collaborators vs partners: Part I

As OpenEBS grows in popularity and is used increasingly for production workloads, we are collaborating more with others in the broader cloud native and...

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
4 min read

DevOps Days, Personas and lessons

It was great to be back in Amsterdam for DevOps Days. Having attended as a StackStorm founder and then a couple of times now as one of the founders of ...

Evan Powell

Evan Powell

Founding CEO of a few companies including...
4 min read
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