Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Spring SNW 2013, Storage Networking World Recap

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

A couple of weeks ago I attended the spring 2013 Storage Networking World (SNW) in Orlando Florida. Talking with SNIA Chairman Wayne Adams and SNIA Director Leo Legar this was the 28th edition of the US SNW (two shows a year), plus the international ones. While ...

HDS Claus Mikkelsen talking storage from SNW Fall 2012

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Now also available via This is a new episode in the continuing StorageIO industry trends and perspectives pod cast series (you can view more episodes or shows along with other audio and video content here) as well as listening via iTunes or via your preferred means using this RSS feed ...

Farley Flies into SNW Spring 2013

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Now also available via This is a new episode in the continuing StorageIO industry trends and perspectives pod cast series (you can view more episodes or shows along with other audio and video content here) as well as listening via iTunes or via your preferred means using this RSS feed ...

February 2013 Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

February 2013 News letterWelcome to the February 2013 edition of the StorageIO Update news letter including a new format and added content.You can get access to this news letter via various social media venues (some are shown below) in addition to StorageIO web sites and subscriptions. ...

Cloud conversation, Thanks Gartner for saying what has been said

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Thank you Gartner for your statements concurring and endorsing the notion of clouds can be viable, however do your homework, welcome to the club. Why am I thanking Gartner? Simple, I appreciate Gartner now saying what has been said for a couple of years hoping it will help ...

December 2012 StorageIO Update news letter

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

December 2012 News letterWelcome to the December 2012 year end edition of the StorageIO Update news letter including a new format and added content.You can get access to this news letter via various social media venues (some are shown below) in addition to StorageIO web sites ...

SSD, flash and DRAM, DejaVu or something new?

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Recently I was in Europe for a couple of weeks including stops at Storage Networking World (SNW) Europe in Frankfurt, StorageExpo Holland, Ceph Day in Amsterdam (object and cloud storage), and Nijkerk where I delivered two separate 2 day, and a single 1 day seminar.At the recent StorageExpo Holland event in Utrecht, I ...

Mr. Backup (Curtis Preston) goes back to Ceph School

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Now also available via This is a new episode in the continuing StorageIO industry trends and perspectives pod cast series (you can view more episodes or shows along with other audio and video content here) as well as listening via iTunes or via your preferred means using this RSS feed (https://storageio.com/StorageIO_Podcast.xml)In ...

Ben Woo on Big Data Buzzword Bingo and Business Benefits

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Now also available via This is a new episode in the continuing StorageIO industry trends and perspectives pod cast series (you can view more episodes or shows along with other audio and video content here) as well as listening via iTunes or via your preferred means using this RSS feed ...

Ceph Day in Amsterdam and Sage Weil on Object Storage

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Now also available via This is a new episode in the continuing StorageIO industry trends and perspectives pod cast series (you can view more episodes or shows along with other audio and video content here) as well as listening via iTunes or via your preferred means using this RSS feed ...

Little data, big data and very big data (VBD) or big BS?

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

This is an industry trends and perspective piece about big data and little data, industry adoption and customer deployment. If you are in any way associated with information technology (IT), business, scientific, media and entertainment computing or related areas, you may have heard big data mentioned. Big data has been a ...

Networking with Bruce Ravid and Bruce Rave

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Now also available via This is the eighth (here is the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh) in a series of StorageIO industry trends and perspective audio blog and pod cast discussions from Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2012 in Santa Clara California.In this episode, my co-host Bruce ...

Industry trends and perspectives: Ray Lucchesi on Storage and SNW

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Now also available via This is the sixth (here is the first, second, third, fourth and fifth) in a series of StorageIO industry trends and perspective audio blog and pod cast discussions from Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2012 in Santa Clara California.Given how at conference conversations tend to ...

Industry trends and perspectives: Learning with Leo Leger of SNIA

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

This is the fifth (here is the first, second, third and fourth ) in a series of StorageIO industry trends and perspective audio blog and pod cast discussions from Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2012 in Santa Clara California.In this episode, while I'm on a plane flying home above the ...