Archive for the ‘Poll’ Category

Top vblog voting V2.015 (Its IT award season, cast your votes)

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Top vblog voting V2.015 (Its IT award season, cast your votes) It's that time of the year again for award season: The motion picture association Academy awards (e.g. the Oscars) The Grammys and other entertainment awards As well as Eric Siebert (aka @ericsiebert) vsphere-land.com top vblog Vsphere-land.com top vblog Eric has run for several years now ...

August 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

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VMware VVOLs and storage I/O fundementals (Part 2)

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

VMware VVOL's and storage I/O fundamentals (Part II)

VMware VVOLs storage I/O fundementals (Part 1)

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

VMware VVOL's storage I/O fundamentals (Part I)

Are VMware VVOLs in your virtual server and storage I/O future?

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Are VMware VVOL's in your virtual server and storage I/O future?

April and May 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - April and May 2014 ...

Is there an information or data recession? Are you using less storage? (With Polls)

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Is there an information or data recession? Are you using less storage? (With Polls) Is there an information recession where you are creating, processing, moving or saving less data? Are you using less data storage than in the past either locally online, offline or remote including via clouds? IMHO there is no such ...

Nand flash SSD and NVM server storage I/O memory conversations

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Updated 4/12/2017 Nand flash SSD and NVM server storage I/O memory conversations Now and then somebody asks me if I'm familiar with flash or nand flash Solid State Devices (SSD) along with other non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies and trends including NVM Express (NVMe). Having been involved with various types of SSD technology, products ...

Old School, New School, Current and Back to School (With Poll)

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Old School, New School, Current and Back to School Are you old school or new school? If you are new school or old school, then will you be stuck on those school's of thought or advanced to the current and future schools? Old School From the old school folks you will hear things along ...

Server Storage I/O Network Benchmark Winter Olympic Games

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Server Storage I/O Network Benchmark Winter Olympic Games It is time for the 2014 Winter Olympic games in Sochi Russia where competitors including some athletes come together in what has become a mix of sporting and entertainment engaging activities. Games of inches and seconds, performance and skill Some of these ...

Some Windows Server Storage I/O related commands

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Some Windows Server Storage I/O related commands The following are some commands and tools for Microsoft Windows environments that are useful for storage I/O activities (among others). Finding a Windows physical disk, SSD or storage system device name So you may know and how to find out the more familiar Windows storage ...

Cloud conversations: Has Nirvanix shutdown caused cloud confidence concerns?

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Cloud conversations: Has Nirvanix shutdown caused cloud confidence concerns? Recently seven plus year old cloud storage startup Nirvanix announced that they were finally shutting down and that customers should move their data. Nirvanix has also posted an announcement that they have established an agreement with IBM Softlayer (read about that acquisition ...

March 2013 Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter

Friday, March 29th, 2013

March 2013 News letter Welcome to the March 2013 edition of the StorageIO Update news letter including a new format and added content. You can get access to this news letter via various social media venues (some are shown below) in addition to StorageIO web sites and subscriptions. ...

Where has the FCoE hype and FUD gone? (with poll)

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

A couple of years ago I did this post about if Is FCoE Struggling to Gain Traction, or on a normal adoption course? Fast forward to today, has anybody else noticed that there seems to be less hype and fud on Fibre Channel (FC) over Ethernet (FCoE) than a year ...