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Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure and Related Links A to E

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Links Page (A to E) Updated 2/23/17 Following are some useful industry links to cloud, virtual and traditional IT data infrastructure related web sites. The data infrastructure environment (servers, storage, IO and networking, hardware, software, services, virtual, container and cloud) is rapidly changing. You may ...

Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure and Related Links F to J

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Links Page (F to J) Following are some useful industry links to cloud, virtual and traditional IT data infrastructure related web sites. The data infrastructure environment (servers, storage, IO and networking, hardware, software, services, virtual, container and cloud) is rapidly changing. You may encounter ...

Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure and Related Links (Others)

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Links Page (Others) Following are some useful industry links to cloud, virtual and traditional IT data infrastructure related web sites. The data infrastructure environment (servers, storage, IO and networking, hardware, software, services, virtual, container and cloud) is rapidly changing. You may encounter a missing ...

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 ...

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 2/23/17 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 ...

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 ...

Happy 20th Birthday Microsoft Windows Server, get ready for Windows Server 2016

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Happy 20th Birthday Windows Server, ready for Server 2016? In case you have not heard, Microsoft is celebrating the 20th birthday (or anniversary) of Windows Server. Microsoft has a nice site with info graphics and timelines of where Windows Server has been and accomplished over the past 20 years (view here). Some ...

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (aka Xenial Xerus) What’s In The Bits and Bytes?

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (aka Xenial Xerus) What's In The Bits and Bytes? Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (aka Xenial Xerus) was recently released (you can get the bits or software download here). Ubuntu is available in various distributions including as a server, workstation or desktop among others that can run bare metal on ...

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 ...

The Future of Ethernet – 2016 Roadmap released by Ethernet Alliance

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

The Future of Ethernet - 2016 Roadmap released by Ethernet Alliance The Future of Ethernet - 2016 Roadmap released by Ethernet Alliance The Ethernet Alliance has announced their 2016 roadmap of enhancements for Ethernet. Ethernet enhancements include speeds, connectivity interfaces that span needs from consumer, enterprise, to cloud and managed service providers. Highlights of ...

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 ...

Supermicro CSE-M14TQC Use your media bay to add 12 Gbps SAS SSD drives to your server

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Supermicro CSE-M14TQC Use your media bay to add 12 Gbps SAS SSD drives to your server Do you have a computer server, workstation or mini-tower PC that needs to have more 2.5" form factor hard disk drive (HDD), solid state device (SSD) or hybrid flash drives added yet no expansion ...

Data Protection Gumbo = Protect Preserve and Serve Information

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Data Protection Gumbo = Protect Preserve and Serve Information Recently I was invited to be a guest on the podcast Data Protection Gumbo hosted by Demetrius Malbrough (@dmalbrough). ...