Open source, cognitive solutions and big data analytics - here are ten software heavyweights behind the data center software revolution
With software taking control of the upper layers of the data center, we profile some of the leaders responsible for the ongoing software transformation.
In the following pages we profile ten of the people that are taking advantage of this data center software explosion, with a short fact-file on each. This is by no means a comprehensive list but it does include many of the players we think are making a difference.
In alphabetical order:
- Martin Casado, OpenFlow
- Amir Chaudhry, Unikernels
- Doug Cutting, Hadoop
- Scott Guthrie, Microsoft Azure
- Benjamin Hindman, Mesos
- Solomon Hykes, Docker
- Alex Polvi, CoreOS
- Mike Rhodin, IBM Watson
- Sage Weil, Ceph
- Monty Widenius, MySQL, MariaDB
This article appeared in the July/August issue of DatacenterDynamics magazine.