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July 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructures Update Newsletter

Monday, July 31st, 2017



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 ...

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 ...

May 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructures Update Newsletter

Monday, May 29th, 2017



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 ...

Azure Stack TP3 Overview Preview Review Part II

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Azure Stack TP3 Overview Preview (Part II) Install Review This is part two of a two-part series looking at Microsoft Azure Stack with a focus on my experiences installing Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview 3 (TP3) including into a nested VMware vSphere ESXi environment. Read part one here that provides a ...

Some popular 2016 storageioblog posts

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Some popular 2016 storageioblog posts

September and October 2016 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Volume 16, Issue IX Hello and welcome to this September and October 2016 Server StorageIO update newsletter. In This Issue Commentary in the news Tips and Articles StorageIOblog posts Events and Webinars ...

Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Updated 12/8/16 In case you had not heard, Microsoft announced the general availability (GA, also known as Release To Manufacturing (RTM) ) of the newest version of its Windows server operating system aka Windows Server 2016 along with System Center 2016. Note ...

Server StorageIO June July 2016 Update Newsletter

Sunday, July 31st, 2016



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 ...

Server storage I/O performance benchmark workload scripts Part I

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Server storage I/O performance benchmark workload scripts Part I Update 1/28/2018 This is part one of a two-part series of posts about Server storage I/O performance benchmark workload tools and scripts. View part II here which includes the workload scripts and where to view sample results. There are various tools and workloads for ...

Part II – Some server storage I/O workload scripts and results

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Part II - Some server storage I/O workload scripts and results Updated 1/28/2018 This is the second in a two part series of posts pertaining to using some common server storage I/O workload benchmark tools and scripts. View part I here which includes overview, background and information about the tools used ...