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December 2014 Server StorageIO Newsletter

Monday, December 15th, 2014

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Part II 2014 Server Storage I/O Geek Gift ideas

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Part II 2014 Server Storage I/O Geek Gift ideasThis is part two of a two part series for what to get a geek for a gift, read part one here. KVM switch Not to be confused with a software defined network (SDN) switch for the KVM virtualization hypervisor, how about the other ...

Part II: Revisiting re:Invent 2014, Lambda and other AWS updates

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Part II: Revisiting re:Invent 2014 and other AWS updates This is part two of a two-part series about Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2014 and other recent cloud updates, read part one here.AWS re:Invent announcements Announcements and enhancements made by AWS during re:Invent include:Key Management Service (KMS) Amazon ...

Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review This is the first post of a two part series, read the second post here. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to test drive some Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD's as a follow-up to some earlier activity trying their Enterprise TurboBoost ...

Part II: Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Part II: Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review This is the second post of a two part series, read the first post here. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to test drive some Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD's as a follow-up to some earlier activity trying their ...

Lenovo ThinkServer TD340 StorageIO lab Review

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Lenovo ThinkServer TD340 Server and StorageIO lab Review Earlier this year I did a review of the Lenovo ThinkServer TS140 in the StorageIO Labs (see the review here), in fact I ended up buying a TS140 after the review, and a few months back picked up another one. This StorageIOlab ...

April and May 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - April and May 2014 ...

Enterprise SSHD and Flash SSD Part of an Enterprise Tiered Storage Strategy

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Enterprise SSHD and Flash SSD Part of an Enterprise Tiered Storage Strategy The question to ask yourself is not if flash Solid State Device (SSD) technologies are in your future. Instead the questions are when, where, using what, how to configure and related themes. SSD including traditional DRAM and NAND flash-based ...

Lenovo TS140 Server and Storage I/O Review

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Lenovo TS140 Server and Storage I/O Review This is a review that looks at my recent hands on experiences in using a TS140 (Model MT-M 70A4 - 001RUS) pedestal (aka tower) server that the Lenovo folks sent to me to use for a month or so. The TS140 is one ...

Part II: What I did with Lenovo TS140 in my Server and Storage I/O Review

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Part II: Lenovo TS140 Server and Storage I/O Review This is the second of a two-part post series on my recent experiences with a Lenovo TS140 Server, you can read part I here. What Did I do with the TS140 After initial check out in an office type environment, I moved the ...