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Server StorageIO IT Data Infrastructure Related Tools Links K to O

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Links Page (K to O) Following are some useful industry links to cloud, virtual and traditional IT data infrastructure related web sites. The data infrastructure environment (servers, storage, IO and networking, hardware, software, services, virtual, container and cloud) is rapidly changing. You may encounter ...

Is Computer Data Storage Complex? It Depends

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Is Computer Data Storage Complex? It Depends I often get asked, or, told that computer data storage is complex with so many options to choose from, apples to oranges comparison among other things. On a recent trip to Europe while being interviewed by a Dutch journalist in Nijkerk Holland at a Brouwer ...

How a pressure cooker should be used for good things

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

How a pressure cooker should be used for good things First, let me say condolences to those and their families that were killed and/or injured in the tragic terrorist act at the Boston marathon bombings this past week. Second, let me say thank you and congratulations to all of ...

Mr. Backup (Curtis Preston) goes back to Ceph School

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Now also available via This is a new episode in the continuing StorageIO industry trends and perspectives pod cast series (you can view more episodes or shows along with other audio and video content here) as well as listening via iTunes or via your preferred means using this RSS feed (http://storageio.com/StorageIO_Podcast.xml) In ...

Industry trends and perspectives: SNW 2012 Rapping with Dave Raffo of SearchStorage

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Now also available via This is the seventh (here is the first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth) in a series of StorageIO industry trends and perspective audio blog and pod cast discussions from Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2012 in Santa Clara California. Given how at conference conversations tend to ...

Industry trends and perspectives: SNW 2012 Wayne’s World

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

This is a StorageIO industry trends and perspective audio blog and pod cast about Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2012 in Santa Clara California. Given how at conference conversations tend to occur in the hallways, lobbies and bar areas of venues, what better place to have candid conversations with people from ...

StorageIO going Dutch and Deutsch fall 2012

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Following a busy spring and summer schedule, the fall 2012 StorageIO out and about activities are underway including events on both the European and North American continents. In addition to in person events, there are also some virtual activities including live and recorded video and audio sessions, ...

More modernizing data protection, virtualization and clouds with certainty

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

This is a follow-up to a recent post about modernizing data protection and doing more than simply swapping out media or mediums like flat tires on a car as well as part of the Quantum protecting data with certainty event series. As part of a recent 15 city event series sponsored ...

Modernizing data protection with certainty

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Speaking of and about modernizing data protection, back in June I was invited to be a keynote presenter on industry trends and perspectives at a series of five dinner events (Boston, Chicago, Palo Alto, Houston and New York City) sponsored by Quantum (that is a disclosure btw). ...

What am I hearing and seeing while out and about

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

It has been a busy fall 2011 which started out with VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas just before the labor day weekend. Scenes from the CXI party (@cxi) at VMworld 2011 Besides activity in support of the launch of my new book Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), I ...

Full RSS archive feeds are now available for StorageIOblog

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

To speed up access to the StorageIO and StorageIOblog site RSS full and RSS summary feeds, older posts have been moved to a new archive RSS feed. Theese changes are only to the RSS full and summary feed files, no changes have been made to the StorageIOblog site. View or access ...

VMworld 2010 virtual roads, clouds and INXS Devil Inside

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

This past week I spent a few days in San Francisco attending the VMworld 2010 event which included a Wednesday evening concert with the Australian band INXS. Despite some long lines (or queues) waiting to get into sessions, keynotes or lunch resulting in delays reminiscent of trying ...

My Favorite Late Summer Reading Material

Friday, August 20th, 2010

No it is not the Tape Times, or the Oracle Sun times, or IBM Magic Moments, or EMC Money Magazine, nor is it the Oracle Law Journal review. Sorry to say that it is not the Dedupe Discovery Debate Diaries, nor is it the Virtual Vanity Fair ...

Gregs StorageIO Out and About Update: June 2010

Monday, June 28th, 2010

With the 2010 summer solstice having occurred in the northern hemisphere that means it is time for a quick out and about update. It has been a busy winter and spring in the office, on the road as well as at home. Some results of this ...