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April 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructures Update Newsletter

Sunday, April 30th, 2017



A Story About Stadiums Along With Seismic Activity

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

A Story About Stadiums Along With Seismic Activity I find in my inbox several pitches a day for briefings, products, vendors, services, authors, books, blogs and other things to cover, write about or simply take their pitch and post it as is, or with some editing. Of course, there are also ...

VMware vSAN 6.6 hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

VMware vSAN 6.6 hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure In case you missed it, VMware announced vSAN v6.6 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software defined data infrastructure solution. This is the first of a five-part series about VMware vSAN V6.6. Part II (just the speeds feeds please) is located here, part III (reducing ...

VMware vSAN V6.6 Part IV (HCI scaling ROBO and data centers today)

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

VMware vSAN V6.6 Part IV (HCI scaling ROBO and data centers today) In case you missed it, VMware announced vSAN v6.6 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software defined data infrastructure solution. This is the fourth of a five-part series about VMware vSAN V6.6. View Part I here, Part II (just the speeds feeds ...

VMware vSAN V6.6 Part V (vSAN evolution and summary)

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

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

March 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Volume 17, Issue III Hello and welcome to the March 2017 issue of the Server StorageIO update newsletter. First a reminder world backup (and recovery) day is on March 31. Following up from the February Server StorageIO update newsletter that had a focus on data protection this edition includes some additional posts, ...

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared Updated 1/17/2018 In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Friday March 31 is World Backup Day 2017 (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting your applications, data, information, configuration settings ...

Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

In this Server StorageIO podcast episode, I am joined by Tom Becchetti (@tbecchetti) for a Friday afternoon conversation recorded live at Meisters in Scandia Minnesota (thanks to the Meisters crew!).For those of you who may not know Tom, he has been in the IT, data center, data infrastructure, server and ...

Server Storage I/O Converged Infrastructure CI Hyper-converged HCI overview

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Converged Infrastructure CI Hyper-converged HCI overviewUpdated 1/18/2018 This page provides insight in to Converged Infrastructure (CI), Cluster in box or Cloud in Box (CIB) along with Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) topics along with links to companion resources. Converged Infrastructure including CI, CIB and HCI can be complete data infrastructure for smaller ...

HPE Continues Buying Into Server Storage I/O Data Infrastructures

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Updated 1/16/2018 HPE expanded its Storage I/O Data Infrastructures portfolio buying into server storage I/O data infrastructure technologies announcing an all cash (e.g. no stock) acquisition of Nimble Storage (NMBL). The cash acquisition for a little over $1B USD amounts to $12.50 USD per Nimble share, double what it ...

Software Defined Cloud Bulk Object Storage News Trends

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Cloud, Software Defined, Scale-Out, Object Storage News TrendsUpdated 1/21/2018Welcome to the Cloud, Big Data, Software Defined, Bulk and Object Storage News Trends page. This page contains various links pertaining to Software Defined, scale-out, Cloud, Bulk and Object Storage News Trends and resources. Other resources pertaining to Software Defined, scale-out, Cloud, Bulk ...

Software Defined, Bulk, Cloud, Scale Out, Object Storage Fundamentals

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Cloud, Bulk, Scale-Out, Object Storage FundamentalsUpdated 1/21/2018Welcome to the Cloud, Big Data, Software Defined, scale-out, Bulk and Object Storage Fundamentals page. This page contains various resources, tips, essential topics pertaining to Software Defined, scale-out, Cloud, Bulk and Object Storage Fundamentals. Other resources pertaining to Software Defined, scale-out, Cloud, Bulk and Object ...

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, ...

February 2017 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Sunday, February 26th, 2017