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Server StorageIO August 2016 Update Newsletter

Sunday, August 28th, 2016



Happy 20th Birthday Microsoft Windows Server, get ready for Windows Server 2016

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Happy 20th Birthday Windows Server, ready for Server 2016? In case you have not heard, Microsoft is celebrating the 20th birthday (or anniversary) of Windows Server. Microsoft has a nice site with info graphics and timelines of where Windows Server has been and accomplished over the past 20 years (view here). Some ...

Server StorageIO June July 2016 Update Newsletter

Sunday, July 31st, 2016



Server StorageIO May 2016 Update Newsletter

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016



Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7)

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) In case you missed it, Dell recently announced Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) with several enhancements for their SC series storage systems (e.g. Compellent). For those who are under maintenance agreements, the new features are no charge upgrades. Most of ...

2016 Going Dutch Cloud Virtualization Server Storage I/O Seminars

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

2016 Going Dutch Cloud Virtualization Server Storage I/O Seminars In June 2016 Brouwer Storage Consultancy is organizing their yearly spring seminar workshops in Nijkerk Holland (south of Amsterdam, near Utrecht and Amersfoort) with myself among others presenting. Cloud Virtualization Server Storage I/O Seminars For this series of seminar workshops, there are four sessions, ...

EMCworld 2016 Getting Started on Dell EMC announcements

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

EMCworld 2016 Getting Started on Dell EMC announcements It's the first morning of EMCworld 2016 here in Las Vegas with some items already announced today, and more in the wings. One of the underlying themes and discussions besides what's new or who's doing what, is that this is for all practical ...

Server StorageIO April 2016 Update Newsletter

Friday, April 29th, 2016



Which Enterprise HDDs for Content Server Platform

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Which Enterprise HDDs to use for a Content Server Platform Which enterprise HDD to use with a content server platform Insight for effective server storage I/O decision making Server StorageIO Lab Review This post is the first in a multi-part series based on a white paper hands-on lab report I did compliments of ...

Part 7 – HDDs for Content Applicaitons – HDDs continue to evolve

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Part 7 - HDDs for Content Applications - HDD's continue to evolve Which enterprise HDD to use with a content server platform Insight for effective server storage I/O decision making Server StorageIO Lab Review This is the seventh and final post in this multi-part series (read part six here) based on a white ...

Happy Earth Day 2016 Eliminating Digital and Data e-Waste

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Happy Earth Day 2016 Eliminating Digital and Data e-Waste With Earth Day 2016 on April 22, here are some thoughts about electronic waste (e-waste). For those involved in data management or data infrastructures, the following are five tips to help cut the overhead and resulting impact of digital e-waste and ...

vSphere Software Defined Beta, Something for free from VMware

Friday, April 15th, 2016

vSphere Beta, Something free from VMware (other than your time) Something free from VMware (other than time) VMware is looking for candidate beta test sites and environments for an upcoming vSphere release. Target audience or environments are those who have deployed vSphere 5.5 and 6.0 in your environment and looking to test ...

Cloud Constellation SpaceBelt – Out Of This World Cloud Data Centers?

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Cloud Constellation SpaceBelt - Out Of This World Cloud Data Centers? A new startup called Cloud Constellation (aka SpaceBelt) has announced and proposes converge space terrestrial satellite technology with IT information and cloud related data infrastructure technologies including NVM (e.g. SSD) and storage class memory (SCM). While announcing their Series A ...

Server StorageIO March 2016 Update Newsletter

Monday, March 28th, 2016