Archive for the ‘Data footprint and proliferation reduction’ Category

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 ...

September and October 2016 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Volume 16, Issue IX Hello and welcome to this September and October 2016 Server StorageIO update newsletter. In This Issue Commentary in the news Tips and Articles StorageIOblog posts Events and Webinars ...

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 - ...

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 ...

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



Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7)

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) In case you missed it, Dell recently announced Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) with several enhancements for their SC series storage systems (e.g. Compellent). For those who are under maintenance agreements, the new features are no charge upgrades. Most of ...

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, ...

EMCworld 2016 Getting Started on Dell EMC announcements

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

EMCworld 2016 Getting Started on Dell EMC announcements It's the first morning of EMCworld 2016 here in Las Vegas with some items already announced today, and more in the wings. One of the underlying themes and discussions besides what's new or who's doing what, is that this is for all practical ...

Server StorageIO April 2016 Update Newsletter

Friday, April 29th, 2016



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 ...

Server StorageIO March 2016 Update Newsletter

Monday, March 28th, 2016



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 ...