January 30, 2015 – 12:25 pm
Volume 15, Issue I
Hello and welcome to this January 2015 Server and StorageIO update newsletter. Its 2015 and the new year is off and running picking up where 2014 left off. January is typically a relatively quiet month when it comes to technology announcements and other industry activity. However January is also time where there is a lot going on behind the scenes. This means that there are many things to watch for in the coming months, weeks or perhaps even days.
Following are some Server and StorageIO industry trends perspectives comments that have appeared in various venues. In case you missed it, Box recently did their IPO and here are some perspectives over at SaaS In the Enterprise prior to the IPO.
Over at Enterprise Storage Forum I have some perspectives on High Performance Compute (HPC) aka High Productivity Compute along with big data and object storage in the Lustre buying guide.
Also over at Enterprise Storage Forum some tips and comments on data storage benchmarking guide. Meanwhile over at InfoStor check see 9 Storage Startups to Watch. Search SolidState Storage has some perspectives on NexGen Storage ioControl following SanDisk spinout and over at Processor some comments on avoiding common mistakes with virtualization. View more trends comments here
Cloud storage: Is It All About Cost?
Is cloud storage all about removing cost, cost cutting, free storage? Or perhaps even getting something else in addition to free storage?
You might ask: what type of cloud storage am I referring to? That’s a great question. After all, there are many types or categories of public cloud storage services, not to mention private and hybrid options. There are cloud storage services for consumers to save and share their photos, videos, music and other documents to. Then there is business and enterprise file, document, object and collaboration cloud storage options. Read the entire article here.
View recent as well as past tips and articles here
Recent StorageIOblog posts include:
View other recent as well as past blog posts here
In This Issue
|Industry Trends PerspectivesCommentary in the newsServer StorageIO Tips and ArticlesServer StorageIO blog posts|
Events & Activities
May 4-6, 2015 EMCworld Las Vegas|
April 29, 2015 Interop Las Vegas
April 12 -13, 2015 NAB Las Vegas
March 3, 2015 – TBA (St. Paul)
Feb 18, 2015 Usenix FAST Santa Clara
View other recent and upcoming events here
December 11, 2014 – BrightTalk
Server & Storage I/O Performance
December 10, 2014 – BrightTalk
Server & Storage I/O Decision Making
December 9, 2014 – BrightTalk
Virtual Server and Storage Decision Making
December 3, 2014 – BrightTalk
Data Protection Modernization
November 13 9AM PT – BrightTalk
Software Defined Storage
Videos and Podcasts
StorageIO podcasts are also available via and at StorageIO.tv
From Server StorageIO Labs
Research, Reviews and Reports
Intel NUC nick knack notes and review
View other StorageIO lab and reports here.
Resources and Links
Check out these useful links and pages:
Enjoy this edition of the Server and StorageIO update newsletter and watch for new tips, articles, StorageIO lab report reviews, blog posts, videos and podcasts along with in the news commentary appearing soon.
Greg Schulz – Author Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press) and Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier)
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