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October 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Server StorageIO October 2017 Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Cloud Conversations AWS Azure Service Maps via Microsoft

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Cloud Conversations AWS Azure Service Maps via MicrosoftUpdated 1/21/2018 Microsoft has created an Amazon Web Service AWS Azure Service Map. The AWS Azure Service Map is a list created by Microsoft looks at corresponding services of both cloud providers. Image via Azure.Microsoft.com Note that this is an evolving work in progress from ...

Amazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Amazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure UpdatesAmazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrasture Updates September was a busy month pertaining to software defined data infrastructure including cloud and related AWS announcements. One of the announcements included VMware partnering to deliver vSphere, vSAN ...

Dell EMC VMware September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Dell EMC VMware September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure UpdatesDell EMC VMware September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure UpdatesSeptember was a busy month including VMworld in Las Vegas that featured many Dell EMC VMware (among other) software defined data infrastructure updates and announcements. A summary of September VMware (and ...

Microsoft Azure September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Microsoft Azure September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure UpdatesMicrosoft and Azure September 2017 Software Defined Data infrastructure Updates September was a busy month for data infrastructure topics as well as Microsoft in terms of new and enhanced technologies. Wrapping up September was Microsoft Ignite where Azure, Azure Stack, Windows, O365, ...

Getting Caught Up What Happened In September 2017

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Getting Caught Up, What Happened In September? Seems like just yesterday it was the end of August with the start of VMworld in Las Vegas, now its the end of September and Microsoft Ignite in Orlando is wrapping up. Microsoft has made several announcements this week at Ignite including Azure cloud ...

August 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Server StorageIO August 2017 Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors To Watch

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors To WatchUpdated 1/21/2018 A common question I get asked is who are the hot popular new trending data infrastructure vendors to watch. This post looks at some data infrastructure vendors to watch and keep an eye on. Keep in mind that there is a difference ...

Announcing Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials Book by Greg Schulz

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

New SDDI Essentials Book by Greg Schulz of Server StorageIO Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O TradecraftUpdate 1/21/2018 Over the past several months I have posted, commenting, presenting and discussing more about Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials aka SDDI or SDDC and SDI. Now it is time to announce my new ...

Like Data They Protect For Now Quantum Revenues Continue To Grow

Monday, August 14th, 2017

For Now Quantum Revenues Continue To GrowFor 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 ...

Data Infrastructure Industry Trends WekaIO Matrix Software Defined Storage SDS

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

WekaIO Matrix Scale Out Software Defined Storage SDSUpdated 2/11/2018WekaIO Matrix is a scale out software defined solution (SDS).This Server StorageIO Industry Trends Perspective report looks at common issues, trends, and how to address different application server storage I/O challenges. In this report, we look at WekaIO ...

July 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructures Update Newsletter

Monday, July 31st, 2017



Zombie Technology Life after Death Tape Is Still Alive

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Zombie Technology Life after Death Tape Is Still AliveA Zombie Technology is one declared dead yet has Life after Death such as Tape which is still alive.Image via StorageIO.com (licensed for use from Shutterstock.com) Tapes Evolving Role Sure we have heard for decade’s about the death of tape, and ...

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 SDDCToday 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 ...