Archive for the ‘Data and Information Management’ Category

The Value of Infrastructure Insight – Enabling Informed Decision Making

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

The Value of Infrastructure Insight – Enabling Informed Decision Making Join me and Virtual Instruments CTO John Gentry on October 27, 2016 for a free webinar (registration required) titled The Value of Infrastructure Insight – Enabling Informed Decision Making with Virtual Instruments. In this webinar, John and me will discuss the ...

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 ...

Server StorageIO May 2016 Update Newsletter

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016



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 ...

Big Files Lots of Little File Processing Benchmarking with Vdbench

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Big Files Lots of Little File Processing Benchmarking with Vdbench Need to test a server, storage I/O networking, hardware, software, services, cloud, virtual, physical or other environment that is either doing some form of file processing, or, that you simply want to have some extra workload running in the background for ...

RIP Windows SIS (Single Instance Storage), or at least in Server 2016

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

RIP Windows SIS, or at least in Server 2016 I received as a Microsoft MVP a partner communication today from Microsoft of a heads up as well as pass on to others that Single Instance Storage (SIS) has been removed from Windows Server 2016 (Read the Microsoft Announcement here, or below). ...

Server StorageIO October 2015 Update Newsletter

Thursday, October 29th, 2015



Dude, Dell is Getting (Buying) an EMC and VMware Deal

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Dude, Dell is Getting (Buying) an EMC and VMware Deal Some of you might remember the marketing campaign "Dude you're getting a Dell" to show somebody buying a Dell computer. Today, Dell as in Michael Dell and his corporation Dell along with partner Silver Lake investment announced a $67B USD deal ...

Server StorageIO September 2015 Update Newsletter

Monday, September 28th, 2015



PACE your Server Storage I/O decision making, its about application requirements

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Updated 10/8/15 PACE your Server Storage I/O decision-making, it's about application requirements Regardless of if you are looking for physical, software defined virtual, cloud or container storage, block, file or object, primary, secondary or protection copies, standalone, converged, hyper-converged, cluster in a box or other forms of storage and packaging, when ...

August Server StorageIO Update Newsletter – NVM and Flash SSD Focus

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015