2017 Holiday Seasons Greetings From Server StorageIO

December 23, 2017 – 9:09 am
2017 Holiday Seasons Greetings Greetings from Server StorageIO wishing you, your data infrastructures as well as friends and family's all the best for a safe, merry happy 2017 holiday season. Btw, if you have not done so lately, check out storageio.tv to view various videos, podcasts and images. Some of the storageio.tv content is data infrastructure technology, tools, technique, tradecraft and trends related. Also on storageio.tv are fun content including views from the drone as well as cooking (food and recipes) among other items. Ok, nuff said, for now. Cheers Gs Greg Schulz - Microsoft MVP Cloud and Data Center Management, VMware vExpert 2010-2017 (vSAN and vCloud). Author of Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials (CRC Press), as well as Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press), Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier) and twitter @storageio. Courteous comments are welcome for consideration. First published on ...

November 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

December 7, 2017 – 11:12 pm

IT transformation Serverless Life Beyond DevOps with New York Times CTO Nick Rockwell Podcast

November 30, 2017 – 8:36 pm
IT transformation Serverless Life Beyond DevOps with New York Times CTO Nick Rockwell Podcast By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 30, 2017 In this Server StorageIO podcast episode New York Times CTO / CIO Nick Rockwell (@nicksrockwell) joins me for a conversation discussing Digital, Business and IT transformation, Serverless Life Beyond DevOps and related topics. In our conversation we discuss challenges with metrics, understanding value vs. cost particular for software, Nicks perspective as both a CIO and CTO of the New York Times, importance of IT being involved and understanding the business vs. just being technology focused. We also discuss the bigger broader opportunity of serverless (aka micro services, containers) life beyond DevOps and how higher level business logic developers can benefit from the technology instead of just a DevOps for infrastructure focus. Buzzwords, buzz terms and themes include datacenter technologies, NY Times, data infrastructure, management, trends, metrics, digital transformation, tradecraft skills, ...

Data Protection Diaries Fundamental Topics Tools Techniques Technologies Tips

November 26, 2017 – 6:53 pm
Data Protection Fundamental Topics Tools Techniques Technologies Tips Update 1/16/2018 Data protection fundamental companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017) By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is Part I of a multi-part series on Data Protection fundamental tools topics techniques terms technologies trends tradecraft tips as a follow-up to my Data Protection Diaries series, as well as a companion to my new book Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Server Storage I/O Fundamental tradecraft (CRC Press 2017). The focus of this series is around data protection fundamental topics including Data Infrastructure Services: Availability, RAS, RAID and Erasure Codes (including LRC) ( Chapter 9), Data Infrastructure Services: Availability, Recovery Point ( Chapter 10). Additional Data Protection related chapters include Storage Mediums and ...

Data Protection Diaries Reliability, Availability, Serviceability RAS Fundamentals

November 26, 2017 – 6:53 pm
Reliability, Availability, Serviceability RAS Fundamentals Companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017) By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is Part 2 of a multi-part series on Data Protection fundamental tools topics techniques terms technologies trends tradecraft tips as a follow-up to my Data Protection Diaries series, as well as a companion to my new book Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Server Storage I/O Fundamental tradecraft (CRC Press 2017). Click here to view the previous post Part 1 Data Infrastructure Data Protection Fundamentals, and click here to view the next post Part 3 Data Protection Access Availability RAID Erasure Codes (EC) including LRC. Post in the series includes excerpts from Software Defined Data Infrastructure (SDDI) pertaining to data protection for legacy ...

Data Protection Diaries Access Availability RAID Erasure Codes LRC Deep Dive

November 26, 2017 – 6:53 pm
Access Availability RAID Erasure Codes including LRC Deep Dive Companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017) By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is Part 3 of a multi-part series on Data Protection fundamental tools topics techniques terms technologies trends tradecraft tips as a follow-up to my Data Protection Diaries series, as well as a companion to my new book Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Server Storage I/O Fundamental tradecraft (CRC Press 2017). Click here to view the previous post Part 2 Reliability, Availability, Serviceability (RAS) Data Protection Fundamentals, and click here to view the next post Part 4 Data Protection Recovery Points (Archive, Backup, Snapshots, Versions). Post in the series includes excerpts from Software Defined Data Infrastructure (SDDI) pertaining to data protection for ...

Data Protection Fundamentals Recovery Points (Backup, Snapshots, Versions)

November 26, 2017 – 6:52 pm
Enabling Recovery Points (Backup, Snapshots, Versions) Updated 1/7/18 Companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017) By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is Part 4 of a multi-part series on Data Protection fundamental tools topics techniques terms technologies trends tradecraft tips as a follow-up to my Data Protection Diaries series, as well as a companion to my new book Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Server Storage I/O Fundamental tradecraft (CRC Press 2017). Click here to view the previous post Part 3 Data Protection Access Availability RAID Erasure Codes (EC) including LRC, and click here to view the next post Part 5 Point In Time Data Protection Granularity Points of Interest. Post in the series includes excerpts from Software Defined Data Infrastructure (SDDI) ...

Data Protection Diaries Fundamental Point In Time Granularity Points of Interest

November 26, 2017 – 6:52 pm
Data Protection Diaries Fundamental Point In Time Granularity Companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017) By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is Part 5 of a multi-part series on Data Protection fundamental tools topics techniques terms technologies trends tradecraft tips as a follow-up to my Data Protection Diaries series, as well as a companion to my new book Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Server Storage I/O Fundamental tradecraft (CRC Press 2017). Click here to view the previous post Part 4 Data Protection Recovery Points (Archive, Backup, Snapshots, Versions), and click here to view the next post Part 6 Data Protection Security Logical Physical Software Defined. Post in the series includes excerpts from Software Defined Data Infrastructure (SDDI) pertaining to data ...

Data Infrastructure Data Protection Diaries Fundamental Security Logical Physical

November 26, 2017 – 6:52 pm
Data Infrastructure Data Protection Security Logical Physical Companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017) By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is Part 6 of a multi-part series on Data Protection fundamental tools topics techniques terms technologies trends tradecraft tips as a follow-up to my Data Protection Diaries series, as well as a companion to my new book Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Server Storage I/O Fundamental tradecraft (CRC Press 2017). Click here to view the previous post Part 5 - Point In Time Data Protection Granularity Points of Interest, and click here to view the next post Part 7 - Data Protection Tools, Technologies, Toolbox, Buzzword Bingo Trends. Post in the series includes excerpts from Software Defined Data Infrastructure (SDDI) pertaining ...

Data Protection Diaries Tools Technologies Toolbox Buzzword Bingo Trends

November 26, 2017 – 6:52 pm
Fundamental Tools, Technologies, Toolbox, Buzzword Bingo Trends Companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017) By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is Part 7 of a multi-part series on Data Protection fundamental tools topics techniques terms technologies trends tradecraft tips as a follow-up to my Data Protection Diaries series, as well as a companion to my new book Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Server Storage I/O Fundamental tradecraft (CRC Press 2017). Click here to view the previous post Part 6 Data Protection Security Logical Physical Software Defined, and click here to view the next post Part 8 Walking The Data Protection Talk What I Do. Post in the series includes excerpts from Software Defined Data Infrastructure (SDDI) pertaining to data protection for ...

Data Protection Diaries Fundamentals Walking The Data Protection Talk

November 26, 2017 – 6:51 pm
Data Protection Diaries Walking The Data Protection Talk Companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017) By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is Part 8 of a multi-part series on Data Protection fundamental tools topics techniques terms technologies trends tradecraft tips as a follow-up to my Data Protection Diaries series, as well as a companion to my new book Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Server Storage I/O Fundamental tradecraft (CRC Press 2017). Click here to view the previous post Data Protection Tools, Technologies, Toolbox, Buzzword Bingo Trends, and click here to view the next post who's Doing What ( Toolbox Technology Tools). Post in the series includes excerpts from Software Defined Data Infrastructure (SDDI) pertaining to data protection for legacy along ...

Data Protection Diaries Fundamentals Who Is Doing What Toolbox Technology Tools

November 26, 2017 – 6:51 pm
Data Protection Toolbox Whos Doing What Technology Tools Updated 1/17/2018Data protection toolbox is a companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017) By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is Part 9 of a multi-part series on Data Protection fundamental tools topics techniques terms technologies trends tradecraft tips as a follow-up to my Data Protection Diaries series, as well as a companion to my new book Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Server Storage I/O Fundamental tradecraft (CRC Press 2017). Click here to view the previous post Part 8 Walking The Data Protection Talk, and click here to view the next post Part 10 Data Protection Resources Where to Learn More. Post in the series includes excerpts from Software Defined Data Infrastructure (SDDI) pertaining to data ...

Data Protection Diaries Fundamental Resources Where to Learn More

November 26, 2017 – 6:51 pm
Data Protection Diaries Fundamental Resources Where to Learn More Companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017) By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is the last in a multi-part series on Data Protection fundamental tools topics techniques terms technologies trends tradecraft tips as a follow-up to my Data Protection Diaries series, as well as a companion to my new book Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Server Storage I/O Fundamental tradecraft (CRC Press 2017). Click here to view the previous post Part 9 - who's Doing What ( Toolbox Technology Tools). Post in the series includes excerpts from Software Defined Data Infrastructure (SDDI) pertaining to data protection for legacy along with software defined data centers ( SDDC), data infrastructures in general along with related topics. ...

HPE Announces AMD Powered Gen 10 ProLiant DL385 For Software Defined Workloads

November 20, 2017 – 8:45 am
HPE Announces AMD Powered Gen 10 ProLiant DL385 For Software Defined Workloads By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 20, 2017 HPE Announced today a new AMD EPYC 7000 Powered Gen 10 ProLiant DL385 for Software Defined Workloads including server virtualization, software-defined data center (SDDC), software-defined data infrastructure (SDDI), software-defined storage among others. These new servers are part of a broader Gen10 HPE portfolio of ProLiant DL systems. 24 Small Form Factor Drive front view DL385 Gen 10 Via HPE The value proposition being promoted by HPE of these new AMD powered Gen 10 DL385 servers besides supporting software-defined, SDDI, SDDC, and related workloads are security, density and lower price than others. HPE is claiming with the new AMD EPYC system on a chip (SoC) processor powered Gen 10 DL385 that it is offering up to 50 percent lower cost per virtual machine (VM) than ...