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August 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Server StorageIO August 2017 Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors To Watch

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors To Watch A common question I get asked is who are the hot popular new or trending data infrastructure vendors to watch. Keep in mind that there is a difference between industry adoption and customer deployment, the former being what the industry (e.g. Vendors, ...

Travel Fun Crossword Puzzle For VMworld 2017 Las Vegas

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Travel Fun Crossword Puzzle For VMworld 2017 Las Vegas Some of you may be traveling to VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas next week to sharpen, expand, refresh or share your VMware and data infrastructure tradecraft (skills, experiences, expertise, knowledge). Here is something fun to sharpen your VMware skills while traveling. Most ...

Announcing Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials Book by Greg Schulz

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

New SDDI Essentials Book by Greg Schulz of Server StorageIO SDDC, Cloud, Converged, and Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft Over the past several months I have posted, commenting, presenting and discussing more about Data Infrastructures and my new book (my 4th solo project) officially announced today, Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials ...

Chelsio Storage over IP and other Networks Enable Data Infrastructures

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Chelsio Storage over IP Enable Data Infrastructures Chelsio and Storage over IP (SoIP) continue to enable Data Infrastructures from legacy to software defined virtual, container, cloud as well as converged. This past week I had a chance to visit with Chelsio to discuss data infrastructures, server storage I/O networking along with ...

Microsoft Azure Software Defined Data Infrastructure Reference Resources

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Azure Software Defined Data Infrastructure Architecture Resources Need to learn more about Microsoft Azure Cloud Software Defined Data Infrastructure topics including reference architecture among other resources for various application workloads? Microsoft Azure has an architecture and resources page (here) that includes various application workload reference tools. Azure Reference Architectures via Microsoft Azure Examples of ...

Server StorageIO Industry Trends Perspectives Report WekaIO Matrix

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Server StorageIO Industry Trends Perspectives Report WekaIO Matrix WekaIO is a scale out software defined storage startup vendor whose solution is Matrix. This Server StorageIO Industry Trends Perspective report looks at common issues, trends, and how to address different application server storage I/O challenges. In this report, we look ...

Like IT Data Centers Do You Take Trade Show Exhibit Infrastructure For Granted?

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Do You Take Trade Show Exhibit Infrastructure For Granted? Think about this for a moment; do you assume that Information Technology (IT) and Cloud based data centers along with their associated Data Infrastructure supporting various applications will be accessible when needed. Likewise, when you go to a ...

NVMe Wont Replace Flash By Itself They Complement Each Other

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

NVMe Wont Replace Flash By Itself They Complement Each Other Various Solid State Devices (SSD) including NVMe, SAS, SATA, USB, M.2 There has been some recent industry marketing buzz generated by a startup to get some attention by claiming via a study sponsored by including the startup that Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Express ...

July 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructures Update Newsletter

Monday, July 31st, 2017



Zombie Technology Life after Death Tape Is Still Alive

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Zombie Technology Life after Death Tape Is Still Alive A Zombie Technology is one declared dead yet has Life after Death such as Tape which is still alive. Image via StorageIO.com (licensed for use from Shutterstock.com) Tapes Evolving Role Sure we have heard for decade’s about the death of tape, and ...

Who Will Be At Top Of Storage World Next Decade?

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Who Will Be At Top Of Storage World Next Decade? Data storage regardless of if hardware, legacy, new, emerging, cloud service or various software defined storage (SDS) approaches are all fundamental resource components of data infrastructures along with compute server, I/O networking as well as management tools, techniques, processes and procedures. Fundamental ...

New family of Intel Xeon Scalable Processors enable software defined data infrastructures (SDDI) and SDDC

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors SDDI and SDDC Today Intel announced a new family of Xeon Scalable Processors (aka Purely) that for some workloads Intel claims to be on average of 1.65x faster than their predecessors. Note your real improvement will vary based on workload, configuration, benchmark testing, type ...

June 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructures Update Newsletter

Friday, June 30th, 2017