Dwight Davis

Dwight Davis

Independent Writer, Researcher, Consultant

Dwight Davis has reported on and analyzed computer and communications industry trends, technologies and strategies for more than 35 years.

AI Unleashes the Power of Unstructured Data

AI Unleashes the Power of Unstructured Data

AI capabilities such as natural language processing and pattern recognition can help organizations finally extract value from their vast troves of unstructured information, but only if their data infrastructure can keep pace.

AI Puts Data Science – and Marketing – On Steroids

IDG recently sat down with Mike Foley, Senior Director, Data Science at Pure Storage®, to discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) is affecting the discipline of data science. Foley also explained how AI can enhance corporate...

Blending Artificial Intelligence and Human Creativity

Blending Artificial Intelligence and Human Creativity

By automating many manual, labor-intensive processes, AI-powered systems can give people more time to be creative.

Without Good Data, AI Isn’t Very Smart

Without Good Data, AI Isn’t Very Smart

Data departments, beware: bottlenecks in the data infrastructure can severely cripple AI’s functionality.

CIOs and AI: Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities

IDG recently sat down with Cathleen Southwick, CIO at Pure Storage®,to discuss some of the challenges and opportunities that artificial intelligence (AI) poses for CIOs, and how they can best introduce this transformative technology...

AI Systems Push Data To Its Limits

IDG recently sat down with Roy Kim, an artificial intelligence and deep learning expert at Pure Storage, to discuss the data and storage needs of AI systems. Data is the fuel for AI, and as it turns out, AI challenges data storage...

New Data Center Challenges Demand New Strategies

IDG recently sat down with Brian Schwarz, VP of Product Management at Pure Storage, to discuss today’s key data challenges and strategies.

However Defined, AI is Transforming How Business Gets Done

However Defined, AI is Transforming How Business Gets Done

AI encompasses of a handful of cutting-edge techniques and methods. Over time, AI-powered solutions will likely enhance virtually all applications and business process.

Don’t Let Data Bottlenecks Cripple your AI Solutions

Don’t Let Data Bottlenecks Cripple your AI Solutions

The digital world is generating data at unimaginable rates. But AI workloads can overwhelm the capacities of legacy infrastructures.

Relational Database Services – Not Quite as Simple as They Seem

Relational Database Services – Not Quite as Simple as They Seem

Moving database operations to the cloud can deliver many benefits, but database services may be opaque, and can vary in size and type by region.

Standard or Custom Cloud Instances? How to Decide?

Standard or Custom Cloud Instances? How to Decide?

Building customized cloud environments for your applications may make sense -- but only if you can easily weigh the benefits versus the costs.

Why Saving 30% on Your Cloud Deployments May Be a Bad Deal

Why Saving 30% on Your Cloud Deployments May Be a Bad Deal

Attempting to cut cloud costs only by analyzing services bills can leave significant savings on the table.

Don’t Have Reservations About Your Reserved Instances

Don’t Have Reservations About Your Reserved Instances

Although reserving capacity intelligently can dramatically cut costs, locking in the wrong type or number of cloud instances can prove to be a confining money pit.

Attaining True Elasticity in the Cloud

Attaining True Elasticity in the Cloud

The ability to automatically add or subtract cloud instances can bring many benefits but requires a firm analytic foundation.

Using Containers to Reduce Public Cloud Costs

Using Containers to Reduce Public Cloud Costs

Code-wrapping containers have emerged as a top IT priority, but realizing their benefits requires deep analysis and expertise.

What Today’s Overburdened Cloud Architect Needs to Succeed

What Today’s Overburdened Cloud Architect Needs to Succeed

Doing cloud computing right requires multifaceted teams, aided by advanced analytic tools

Right-sizing Public Cloud Instances Can Cut Costs 20%-40%

Right-sizing Public Cloud Instances Can Cut Costs 20%-40%

Companies face psychological, institutional, and technical hurdles when it comes to confidently right-sizing app instances

Is Your Cloud Approach the Right Approach?

Is Your Cloud Approach the Right Approach?

Far too many companies are still using a haphazard, piecemeal approach in their adoption of different cloud models and services.

Why Controlling Public Cloud Costs is so Difficult and What to Do About It

Why Controlling Public Cloud Costs is so Difficult and What to Do About It

DevOps leadership, limited operational metrics, and cloud services and pricing complexity can add up to runaway expenses.

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