Robert is a freelance technology writer based in the Pacific Northwest. He’s worked as a technical consultant and has written hundreds of articles about technology for both print and online publications, with topics ranging from predictive analytics to 5D storage to the dark web. He’s also contributed to over a dozen books on technology, developed courseware for Microsoft’s training program, and served as a developmental editor on Microsoft certification exams. When not writing about technology, he’s working on a novel or venturing out into the spectacular Northwest woods.
Communities of practice bring people together to share ideas and learn from each other about a common interest. In this article, Robert Sheldon explains and gives some advice on starting them.… Read more
To be efficient and save money, many organizations are looking at hyperconverged infrastructures for SQL Server. In this article, Robert Sheldon explains what to consider for SQL Server and hyperconvergence.… Read more
The only way to derive meaning from the massive amounts of data collected today is to develop innovative high-performing, high-capacity storage solutions. In this book, Robert Sheldon explains the many types of storage currently available and what's on the way.… Read more
To stay competitive and bring value to customers, organisations are adopting DevOps, but finding people experienced in DevOps can be challenging. Robert Sheldon has ten tips to help managers attract and retain DevOps talent.… Read more
The database is often left behind as organisations embrace DevOps. In this article, Robert Sheldon explains how to successfully bring databases into DevOps, especially when dealing with legacy databases.… Read more
Throughout this series, I’ve discussed a range of storage-related topics, some of which I mentioned only briefly. One of those is cloud storage, which now plays a vital role in today’s data management strategies. Organizations of all types and sizes now employ cloud storage to varying degrees, either to supplement their on-premises systems or to … Read more
In this article in the storage series, Robert Sheldon explains infrastructure options that simplify administration and improve resource utilization. He discusses the differences and benefits of converged, hyperconverged, and composable infrastructures.… Read more