Volume 16, Issue VI and VII
Hello and welcome to this combined June and July (Summer) 2016 Server StorageIO update newsletter. Summer here in the northern hemisphere is in full swing with plenty of indoor, outdoor, work and fun activities taking place. There are also many things shaping up for the upcoming late summer and fall activities, events, news and other items in the works to be covered in future update newsletters, StorageIOblog posts, articles, tips, books, reports, podcast’s, videos, webinars in different venues.
In This Issue
Enjoy this shortened summer edition of the Server StorageIO update newsletter.
Recent Industry Activates and Trends
Happy 20th Birthday Microsoft Windows Server (watch for Server 2016 to be formally announced sometime this fall). In the meantime, check out Tech Preview 5 (TP5) here.
The Linear Tape Open (LTO) Consortium and Storage Networking Industry Association (SNI) announced that Linear Tape File System (LTFS) format specification is now an International Standards Organization (ISO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standard.
NVMe trade group announced new specifications for NVMe over fabrics
EMC shareholders vote strongly in favor to support merger with Dell.
Recent and popular Server StorageIOblog posts include:
View other recent as well as past StorageIOblog posts here
Recent Server StorageIO industry trends perspectives commentary in the news.
EnterpriseStorageForum Comments on Top 10 Enterprise SSD Market Trends
View more Server, Storage and I/O hardware as well as software trends comments here
Recent and past Server StorageIO articles appearing in different venues include:
WServerNews.com: Cloud (Microsoft Azure) storage considerations
September 20: BrightTalk Webinar Software Defined Data Infrastructures (SDDI) Enabling Software Defined Data Centers – Part of Software-Defined Storage summit – 8AM PT
August 29-31: VMworld Las Vegas
August 25 – TBA
August 10-11 Flash Memory Summit (Panel discussion August 11th) – NVMe over Fabric
June 22: Micron Webinar Don’t let old, slow SAS HDDs drag down your data center – Discussion About SAS SSDs
June 15: Software Defined Data center with Greg Schulz and Fujitsu International
June 14: Round table with Greg Schulz and John Williams (General manager of Reduxio) and Gert Brouwer. Discussion about new technologies with Reduxio as an example.
June 10: Hyper converged, Converged , and related subjects presented Greg Schulz
See more webinars and other activities on the Server StorageIO Events page here.
Check out these useful links and pages:
storageio.com/links – Various industry links (over 1,000 with more to be added soon)
Ok, nuff said
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