Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“Your data may sleep in a database, but it lives in memory.”

David McJannet, VMware’s director of Cloud and Application Service talking about the value of in-memory data grid tech (Database Journal)


I’m at a loss that a company such as Apple would do this,”. “That is a plain breach of the order.”

Judge Robin Jacob commenting on Apple’s inaccurate public comments about Samsung (Bloomberg)

“A lot of OpenStack’s success has to do with people that deep down inside were inspired by the space program and wanted to contribute code to a project that they knew would help NASA to explore the solar system.”

 Chris Kemp, CEO of Nebula and former CTO of NASA talking about the creation of the OpenStack project (Datamation).


“So with even a $399 tablet doing 2560×1600 pixel displays, can we please just make that the new standard laptop resolution? Even at 11”? Please. Stop with the “retina” crap, just call it “reasonable resolution”

Linus Torvalds

“It’s the blocking and tackling, we have to get all that down before we can run.”

Alan Clark, Chairman of the OpenStack Board  (Datamation)





Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.

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