Most Blocks & Files readers live in the USA and half read content on cell phones.
Three months after the site formally opened an analysis of its readership shows 45 per cent used a desktop or notebook, 5 per cent a tablet, and 50 per cent a mobile device. That surprised us – and made us resolve to be more careful in showing diagrams with fine detail.
The geographical spread of our readers is;
- 65.0 per cent USA
- 13.3 per cent UK
- 4.9 per cent Canada (c70 per cent North America)
- 3.8 per cent India
- 2.8 per cent Germany
- 2.6 per cent Israel
- 2.3 per cent Australia
- 2.3 per cent Japan
- 1.8 per cent Singapore
- 1.6 per cent France
- 1.9 per cent somewhere else
A pie chart shows North American dominance;
In the last thirty days 64 per cent of our readers were new and 36 per cent were existing ones.
The most popular articles in the last month have been;
- A brief walk through filer software in the AWS, Azure and Google clouds
- Nutanix, Pure, VMware are booming. Other enterprise vendors? Not so much
- Benchmarks! IBM deploys memcaching with flash and 3D XPoint to match DRAM
- An amassment of storage predictions and announcements
- NVMe in the data centre. A right riveting read
- Look to the visible Horizon and witness the future of HDD vs SSD
- NVMe/TCP needs good TCP network design
- 3D XPoint needs to be bigger and cheaper. But how will it get there?
- IBM financials indicate weakness in storage hardware
Hot topics are filers in the cloud, 3D XPoint, SSDs vs disk drives, NVMe over Fabrics, Nutanix and IBM.
Thank you readers one and all. We’re most grateful.