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Data Protection Diaries Fundamental Point In Time Granularity Points of Interest

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Data Protection Diaries Fundamental Point In Time Granularity Companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017) By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is Part 5 of a multi-part series on Data ...

Data Infrastructure server storage I/O network Recommended Reading #blogtober

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Updated 7/30/2018 The following is an evolving recommended reading list of data infrastructure topics including, server, storage I/O, networking, cloud, virtual, container, data protection and related topics that includes books, blogs, podcast's, events and industry links among other resources. Various Data Infrastructure including hardware, software, services related links: Links A-E Links F-J ...

Cloud Conversations AWS Azure Service Maps via Microsoft

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Cloud Conversations AWS Azure Service Maps via Microsoft Updated 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 ...

Travel Fun Crossword Puzzle For VMworld 2017 Las Vegas

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Travel Fun Crossword Puzzle For VMworld 2017 Las Vegas Some of you may be traveling to VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas next week to sharpen, expand, refresh or share your VMware and data infrastructure tradecraft (skills, experiences, expertise, knowledge). Here is something fun to sharpen your VMware skills while traveling. Most ...

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 Tradecraft Update 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 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 ...

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 ...

Azure Stack Technical Preview 3 (TP3) Overview Preview Review

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Azure Stack Technical Preview 3 (TP3) Overview Preview Review Perhaps you are aware or use Microsoft Azure, how about Azure Stack? This is part one of a two-part series looking at Microsoft Azure Stack providing an overview, preview and review. Read part two here that looks at my experiences installing Microsoft ...

Broadcom aka Avago aka LSI announces SAS SATA NVMe Adapters with RAID

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Broadcom aka Avago aka LSI announces SAS SATA NVMe Adapters with RAID In case you missed it, Broadcom formerly known as Avago who bought the LSI adapter and RAID card business announced shipping new SAS, SATA and NVMe devices. While SAS and SATA are well established continuing to be deployed for both ...

VMware vSAN V6.6 Part III (reducing costs complexity)

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

VMware vSAN V6.6 Part III (Reducing costs complexity) In case you missed it, VMware announced vSAN v6.6 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software defined data infrastructure solution. This is the third of a five-part series about VMware vSAN V6.6. View Part I here, Part II (just the speeds feeds please) is located here, ...

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links F to J

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links F to J IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Resources Updated 2/20/2018 Following are some useful Data Infrastructure IT Industry Resource Links F to J to cloud, virtual and traditional IT data infrastructure related web sites. The data infrastructure environment (servers, storage, IO and networking, ...

Some popular 2016 storageioblog posts

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Some popular 2016 storageioblog posts

January 2017 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Saturday, January 21st, 2017



Get in the NVMe SSD game (if you are not already) with Intel 750 among others

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Get in the NVMe SSD game (if you are not already) Updated 2/2/2018 Get in the NVMe SSD game. If you are or have talked the Non Volatile Memory (NVM) and NVM Express (NVMe) flash SSD talk, however have not yet done the walk, there are some good opportunities to do ...