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Overview Review of Microsoft ReFS (Reliable File System) and resource links

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

This is an overview review of Microsoft ReFS (Resilient File System) along with some resource links. ReFS is part of some Windows operating system platforms including Server 2016. Some context here is that review can mean an in-depth deep dive product or technology review, while another meaning is to simply to ...

Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events Here is the updated Server StorageIO fall 2016 webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O network, performance and data protection among other topics. December 7, 2016 - Webinar 11AM PT - ...

Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Updated 12/8/16 In case you had not heard, Microsoft announced the general availability (GA, also known as Release To Manufacturing (RTM) ) of the newest version of its Windows server operating system aka Windows Server 2016 along with System Center 2016. Note ...

Back To Software Defined Data Infrastructure School, Webinar and Fall 2016 events

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events Its September and that means back to school time, and not just for the kids. Here is the preliminary Server StorageIO fall 2016 back to school, webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged ...

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



Get in the NVMe SSD game (if you are not already) with Intel 750 among others

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Get in the NVMe SSD game (if you are not already) If you are or have talked the Non Volatile Memory (NVM) and NVM Express (NVMe) flash SSD talk, however have not yet done the walk, there are some good opportunities to do so. One example how to start walking ...

Some server storage I/O benchmark workload scripts (Part I)

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Some server storage I/O benchmark workload scripts (Part I) This is part one of a two-part series of posts about using some common server storage I/O benchmark tools and workload scripts. View part II here which includes the workload scripts and where to view sample results. There are various tools and workloads ...

Part II – Some server storage I/O workload scripts and results

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Part II - Some server storage I/O workload scripts and results This is the second in a two part series of posts pertaining to using some common server storage I/O benchmark tools and workload scripts. View part I here which includes overview, background and information about the tools used and ...

12Gb SAS SSD Enabling Server Storage I/O Performance and Effectiveness Webinar

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

12Gb SAS SSD Enabling Server Storage I/O Performance and Effectiveness Webinar Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Solid State Devices (SSDs) including nand flash, DRAM as well as emerging PCM and 3D XPoint as part of Storage Class Memories (SCMs) are in your future. The questions are where, when, for what, how much as ...

NetApp Announces ONTAP 9 software defined storage management

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

NetApp Announces ONTAP 9 software defined storage management NetApp has announced ONTAP 9 the latest version or generation of their storage software that defines and powers ONTAP storage systems and appliances (e.g. those known by some as FAS among others). The major theme of ONTAP 9 is simple anywhere eluding ...

Server StorageIO May 2016 Update Newsletter

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016



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, ...

Participate in Top vBlog 2016 Voting Now

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Participate in Top vBlog 2016 Voting Now It's that time of the year when Eric Siebert (@ericsiebert) hosts his annual top virtual Blog (vBlog) voting via his great vsphere-land site (check it out if you are not familiar). The voting is now open until May 27th after which the results tabulated, ...