Various cloud, virtualization, server, storage I/O poll’s

May 20, 2012 – 10:26 am

The following are a collection of on-going industry trends and perspectives poll’s pertaining to server, storage, IO, networking, cloud, virtualization, data protection (backup, archive, BC and DR) among other related themes and topics.

In addition to those listed below, check out the comments section where additional poll’s are added over time.

Storage I/O Industry Trends and Perspectives

Here is a link to a poll as a follow-up to a recent blog post Are large storage arrays dead at the hands of SSD? (also check these posts pertaining to storage arrays and SSD and flash SSD’s emerging role).

Poll: Are large storage arrays day’s numbered?

Poll: What’s your take on magnetic tape storage?

Poll: What do you think of IT clouds?

Poll: Who is responsible for cloud storage data loss?

Poll: What are the most popular Zombie technologies?

Storage I/O Industry Trends and Perspectives

Poll: What’s your take on OVA and other alliances?

Poll: Where is most common form or concern of vendor lockin?

Poll: Who is responsible for, or preventing vendor lockin?

Poll: Is vendor lockin a good or bad thing?

Poll: Is IBM V7000 relevant?

Storage I/O Industry Trends and Perspectives

Poll: What is your take on EMC and NetApp on similar tracks or paths?

Poll: What’s your take on RAID still being relevant?

Poll: What do you see as barriers to converged networks?

Poll: Who are you?

Poll: What is your preferred converged network?

Storage I/O Industry Trends and Perspectives

Poll: What is your converged network status?

Poll: Are converged networks in your future?

Poll: What do you think were top 2009 technologies, events or vendors?

Poll: What technologies, events, products or vendors did not live up to 2009 predictions?

Storage I/O Industry Trends and Perspectives

Poll: What do you think of IT clouds?

Poll: What is your take on the new FTC blogger disclosure guidelines?

Poll: Is RAID dead?

Poll: When will you deploy Windows 7? Note: I upgraded all my systems to Windows 7 during summer of 2011

Poll: EMC and Cisco VCE, what does it mean?

Poll: Is IBM XIV still relevant?

Storage I/O Industry Trends and Perspectives

Note: Feel free to share, use and make reference to the above poll’s and their results however please remember to attribute the source.

Ok, nuff said for now

Cheers Gs

Greg Schulz – Author Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press, 2011), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press, 2009), and Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier, 2004)

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