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Kevin Closson discusses SLOB Server CPU I/O Database Performance benchmarks

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Slilly Little Oracle Benchmark (SLOB) Database Server I/O PodcastIn this Server StorageIO podcast episode, I am joined by @Kevinclosson who is an Oracle (along with other Databases) performance expert and creator of the Silly Little Oracle Benchmark (SLOB) tool. Not surprising our data infrastructure discussion involves server CPU, software, I/O, ...

Six plus data center software defined management dashboards tools

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Software defined data infrastructure management insight toolsUpdated 1/17/2018 Managing data infrastructures involves using software defined management dashboards tools. Recently I found in my inbox a link to a piece 6 Dashboards for Managing Every Modern Data Center that caught my attention. I was hoping to see who the six ...

Some popular 2016 storageioblog posts

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Some popular 2016 storageioblog posts

If NVMe is the answer, what are the questions?

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

If NVMe is the answer, what are the questions?Updated 5/31/2018If NVMe is the answer, then what are the various questions that should be asked? Some common questions that NVMe is the answer to include what is the difference between NVM and NVMe? Is NVMe only for servers, does NVMe require ...

January 2017 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Saturday, January 21st, 2017



Data Infrastructure Primer Overview (Its Whats Inside The Data Center)

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Data Infrastructure Primer Overview Updated 1/17/2018Data Infrastructure Primer Overview looks at the resources that combine to support business, cloud and information technology (IT) among other applications that transform data into information or services. The fundamental role of data infrastructures is to provide a platform environment for applications and data that ...

SSD, flash, Non-volatile memory (NVM) storage Trends, Tips & Topics

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

SSD, flash, Non-volatile memory (NVM) storage Trends, Tips & Topics Updated 2/2/2018Will 2017 be there year of solid state device (SSD), all flash, or all Non-volatile memory (NVM) based storage data centers and data infrastructures? Recently I did a piece over at InfoStor looking at SSD trends, tips and related topics. SSDs ...

Cloud and Object storage are in your future, what are some questions?

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Cloud and Object storage are in your future, what are some questions?IMHO there is no doubt that cloud and object storage are in your future, what are some questions? Granted, what type of cloud and object storage or service along with for work or entertainment are some questions. Likewise, what are your ...

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 IssueCommentary in the news Tips and Articles StorageIOblog posts Events and Webinars ...

Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 eventsHere is the updated Server StorageIO fall 2016 webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O network, performance and data protection among other topics. December 7, 2016 - Webinar 11AM PT - ...

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

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016Updated 12/8/16In 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 ...

The Value of Infrastructure Insight – Enabling Informed Decision Making

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

The Value of Infrastructure Insight – Enabling Informed Decision MakingJoin me and Virtual Instruments CTO John Gentry on October 27, 2016 for a free webinar (registration required) titled The Value of Infrastructure Insight – Enabling Informed Decision Making with Virtual Instruments. In this webinar, John and me will discuss the ...

Back To Software Defined Data Infrastructure School, Webinar and Fall 2016 events

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 eventsIts September and that means back to school time, and not just for the kids. Here is the preliminary Server StorageIO fall 2016 back to school, webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged ...

Server StorageIO August 2016 Update Newsletter

Sunday, August 28th, 2016