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Microsoft Azure Software Defined Data Infrastructure Reference Resources

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Azure Software Defined Data Infrastructure Architecture Resources Need to learn more about Microsoft Azure Cloud Software Defined Data Infrastructure topics including reference architecture among other resources for various application workloads? Microsoft Azure has an architecture and resources page (here) that includes various application workload reference tools. Azure Reference Architectures via Microsoft Azure Examples of ...

Like Data They Protect For Now Quantum Revenues Continue To Grow

Monday, August 14th, 2017

For Now Quantum Revenues Continue To Grow For Now Quantum Revenues Continue To Grow. The other day following their formal announced, I received an summary update from Quantum pertaining to their recent Q1 Results (show later below). Various IT and Cloud Infrastructure Layers including Data Infrastructures Quantums Revenues Continue To Grow Like Data One ...

Like IT Data Centers Do You Take Trade Show Exhibit Infrastructure For Granted?

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Do You Take Trade Show Exhibit Infrastructure For Granted? Think about this for a moment; do you assume that Information Technology (IT) and Cloud based data centers along with their associated Data Infrastructure supporting various applications will be accessible when needed. Likewise, when you go to a ...

NVMe Wont Replace Flash By Itself They Complement Each Other

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

NVMe Wont Replace Flash By Itself They Complement Each Other Various Solid State Devices (SSD) including NVMe, SAS, SATA, USB, M.2 There has been some recent industry marketing buzz generated by a startup to get some attention by claiming via a study sponsored by including the startup that Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Express ...

July 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructures Update Newsletter

Monday, July 31st, 2017



Who Will Be At Top Of Storage World Next Decade?

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Who Will Be At Top Of Storage World Next Decade? Data storage regardless of if hardware, legacy, new, emerging, cloud service or various software defined storage (SDS) approaches are all fundamental resource components of data infrastructures along with compute server, I/O networking as well as management tools, techniques, processes and procedures. Fundamental ...

New family of Intel Xeon Scalable Processors enable software defined data infrastructures (SDDI) and SDDC

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors SDDI and SDDC Today Intel announced a new family of Xeon Scalable Processors (aka Purely) that for some workloads Intel claims to be on average of 1.65x faster than their predecessors. Note your real improvement will vary based on workload, configuration, benchmark testing, type ...

Stillwater St Croix Backyard Black Bear aka Yogis

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Stillwater St Croix Backyard Black Bear aka Yogis Various images from the stillwater St Croix River area of backyard black bear aka yogis. If you are wondering what yogi and black bears have to do with server storage I/O networking, data infrastructure or other technology, well, it is not directly related, at ...

June 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructures Update Newsletter

Friday, June 30th, 2017



GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Resources Are You Ready?

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Updated 6/29/17

Microsoft Windows Server, Azure, Nano Life cycle Updates

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Microsoft Windows Server, Azure, Nano and life cycle Updates For those of you who have an interest in Microsoft Windows Server on-premise, on Azure, on Hyper-V or Nano life cycle here are some recently announced updates. Microsoft has announced updates to Windows Server Core and Nano along with semi-annual channel updates ...

AWS S3 Storage Gateway Revisited (Part I)

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

AWS S3 Storage Gateway Revisited (Part I) This Amazon Web Service (AWS) Storage Gateway Revisited posts is a follow-up to the AWS Storage Gateway test drive and review I did a few years ago (thus why it's called revisited). As part of a two-part series, the first post looks at ...

Part II Revisting AWS S3 Storage Gateway (Test Drive Deployment)

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Part II Revisiting AWS S3 Storage Gateway (Test Drive Deployment) This Amazon Web Service (AWS) Storage Gateway Revisited posts is a follow-up to the AWS Storage Gateway test drive and review I did a few years ago (thus why it's called revisited). As part of a two-part series, the first ...

Top vBlog 2017 Voting Now Open

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Top vBlog 2017 Voting Now Open It is that time of the year again when Eric Siebert (@ericsiebert) over at vSphere-land holds his annual Top vBlog (e.g. VMware and Virtualization related) voting (vote here until June 30, 2017). The annual Top vBlog event enables fans to vote for their favorite blogs ...