Archive for the ‘fun’ Category

Stillwater St Croix Backyard Black Bear aka Yogis

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Stillwater St Croix Backyard Black Bear aka Yogis Various images from the stillwater St Croix River area of backyard black bear aka yogis. If you are wondering what yogi and black bears have to do with server storage I/O networking, data infrastructure or other technology, well, it is not directly related, at ...

A Story About Stadiums Along With Seismic Activity

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

A Story About Stadiums Along With Seismic Activity I find in my inbox several pitches a day for briefings, products, vendors, services, authors, books, blogs and other things to cover, write about or simply take their pitch and post it as is, or with some editing. Of course, there are also ...

Did you want a side of SLBS (server less BS) with your software or hardware FUD?

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Did you want a side of SLBS with your software or hardware FUD? Did you want a side of SLBS (serverless BS) with your software or hardware FUD? A few years ago a popular industry buzzword term theme included server less and hardware less. It turns out, serverless BS (SLBS) ...

Like an Eagle Standing Tall and Proud, 9/11 2001 Never Forget

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Like an Eagle Standing Tall and Proud, 9/11 2001 Never Forget Like an Eagle Standing Tall and Proud On this 15th anniversary of the September 11 (e.g. 9/11), 2001 terror attacks on the United States, instead of a lot of words, photos, videos, links and other items, standing tall and proud, never ...

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, ...

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 ...

Water, Data and Storage Analogy

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Water, Data and Storage Analogy Recently I did a piece over at InfoStor titled "Water, Data and Storage Analogy". Besides being taken for granted and all of us being dependent on them, several other similarities exist between water, data, and storage. In addition to being a link that piece, this is ...

S3motion Buckets Containers Objects AWS S3 Cloud and EMCcode

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

S3motion Buckets Containers Objects AWS S3 Cloud and EMCcode It's springtime in Kentucky and recently I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Kendrick Coleman to talk about S3motion, Buckets, Containers, Objects, AWS S3, Cloud and Object Storage, node.js, EMCcode and open source among other related topics which are available ...

Server Storage I/O Cables Connectors Chargers & other Geek Gifts

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Server Storage I/O Cables Connectors Chargers & other Geek Gifts This is part one of a two part series for what to get a geek for a gift, read part two here. It is that time of the year when annual predictions are made for the upcoming year, including those that will ...

StorageIO Out and About Update – VMworld 2014

Friday, November 7th, 2014

StorageIO Out and About Update - VMworld 2014 Here is a quick video montage or mash-up if you prefer that Cory Peden (aka the Server and StorageIO Intern @Studentof_IT) put together using some video that recorded while at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco. In this YouTube video we ...

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 ...

IoD, IoT, IoE, IoS, IoP, IoU and IoX are in your future

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

IoD, IoT, IoE, IoS, IoP, IoU and IoX are in your future Have you figured out the new buzzword trend for 2014 that starting ramping up in 2013? Yup, its Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Devices's (IoD) Assuming that IoT, IoD and other variations catch on which looks ...

Seasons Greetings, Happy Holidays 2013 from Server and StorageIO

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

Merry Christmas, Seasons Greetings, Happy Holidays 2013 from Server and StorageIO Ok, nuff said for now (for now ;)... Cheers Gs Greg Schulz - Author Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press) and Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier) twitter @storageio All Comments, (C) and (TM) belong to their ...

Morning Summer Storms Walking Through The Midwest

Friday, June 21st, 2013

It is June 21st which means closet enough to Summer solstice to say it's also Summer here in Minnesota. Being Prepared Summers in Minnesota also means severe thunderstorms with lightning, strong winds and heavy rain along with hail, sometimes even tornadoes or straight line winds. When those occur it is also ...