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Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

In this Server StorageIO podcast episode, I am joined by Tom Becchetti (@tbecchetti) for a Friday afternoon conversation recorded live at Meisters in Scandia Minnesota (thanks to the Meisters crew!). For those of you who may not know Tom, he has been in the IT, data center, data infrastructure, server and ...

Software Defined, Cloud, Bulk and Object Storage Fundamentals

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Updated 3/7/2017 Cloud, Bulk and Object Storage Fundamentals Welcome to the Cloud, Big Data, Software Defined, Bulk and Object Storage fundamentals page part of the objectstoragecenter.com micro site collection of resources. Software defined, Bulk, Cloud and Object Storage exist to support expanding and diverse application data demands. There are various types of ...

Kevin Closson discusses SLOB Server CPU I/O Database Performance benchmarks

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Slilly Little Oracle Benchmark (SLOB) Database Server I/O Podcast In this Server StorageIO podcast episode, I am joined by @Kevinclosson who is an Oracle (along with other Databases) performance expert and creator of the Silly Little Oracle Benchmark (SLOB) tool. Not surprising our data infrastructure discussion involves server CPU, software, I/O, ...

Six plus data center software defined management dashboards

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Software defined data infrastructure management insight tools Recently I found in my inbox a link to a piece 6 Dashboards for Managing Every Modern Data Center that caught my attention. I was hoping to see who the six different datacenter technologies, dashboard solutions tools were instead of finding list ...

Some popular viewed storageioblog posts during 2016

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Some popular viewed storageioblog posts during 2016 The following are some of the more popular viewed posts from StorageIOblog.com during 2016. Big Files and Lots of Little File Processing and Benchmarking with Vdbench - Need to test, validate, compare, contrast or simply apply workload to file systems, NAS or other file-based ...

If Answer is NVMe, what are questions?

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

If the Answer is NVMe, then what were and are the questions? Updated 2/24/17 If NVMe is the answer, then what were and are the various questions that should be asked? Some of the common questions include what is the difference between NVM and NVMe? Is NVMe only for servers, ...

January 2017 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Saturday, January 21st, 2017



Data Infrastructure Primer and Overview (Its Whats Inside The Data Center)

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Data Infrastructure Primer and Overview Data Infrastructures exists to support business, cloud and information technology (IT) among other applications that transform data into information or services. The fundamental role of data infrastructures is to provide a platform environment for applications and data that is resilient, flexible, scalable, agile, efficient as ...

SSD, flash, Non-volatile memory (NVM) storage Trends, Tips & Topics

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

SSD, flash, Non-volatile memory (NVM) storage Trends, Tips & Topics Updated 3/31/17 Will 2017 be there year of solid state device (SSD), all flash, or all Non-volatile memory (NVM) based storage data centers and data infrastructures? Recently I did a piece over at InfoStor looking at SSD trends, tips and related topics. SSDs ...

Cloud and Object storage are in your future, what are some questions?

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Cloud and Object storage are in your future, what are some questions? IMHO there is no doubt that cloud and object storage are in your future, what are some questions? Granted, what type of cloud and object storage or service along with for work or entertainment are some questions. Likewise, what are your ...

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 - ...

Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Updated 12/8/16 In case you had not heard, Microsoft announced the general availability (GA, also known as Release To Manufacturing (RTM) ) of the newest version of its Windows server operating system aka Windows Server 2016 along with System Center 2016. Note ...

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 ...