VMWorld 2019: A Quick Interview With Liqid
So I have talked in the past about the rise of disaggregation and compassable infrastructure, and a lot of that was on display at VMWorld. I first ran into Liqid at the Open Compute Platform summit a few years back. They drew a lot of attention for showing how you could provision hardware assets as easily as you could provision VMs. Because it is all REST based, you could add physical hardware provisioning into your DevOps process. Basically, all of the components are joined together over a PCIe fabric to allow the dynamic provisioning of components.
One of the challenges for on-prem equipment is the efficient utilization of resources, and compassable infrastructure can do a lot to help in that area. I was able to get a quick overview from Eric Oberhofer who is Director of Sales at Liqid, and here it is.