Use Intel Optane NVMe U.2 SFF 8639 SSD drive in PCIe slot

February 2, 2018 – 1:57 pm
Use NVMe U.2 SFF 8639 disk drive form factor SSD in PCIe slotNeed to install or use an Intel Optane NVMe 900P or other Nonvolatile Memory (NVM) Express NVMe based U.2 SFF 8639 disk drive form factor Solid State Device (SSD) into PCIe a slot? For example, I needed to connect an Intel Optane NVMe 900P U.2 SFF 8639 drive form factor SSD into one of my servers using an available PCIe slot. The solution I used was an carrier adapter card such as those from Ableconn (PEXU2-132 NVMe 2.5-inch U.2 [SFF-8639] via Amazon.com among other global venues.Top Intel 750 NVMe PCIe AiC SSD, bottom Intel Optane NVMe 900P U.2 SSD with Ableconn carrier The above image shows top an Intel 750 NVMe PCIe Add in Card (AiC) SSD and on the bottom an Intel Optane NVMe 900P 280GB U.2 (SFF 8639) drive form factor SSD mounted on an Ableconn ...

Data Infrastructure Resource Links cloud data protection tradecraft trends

January 25, 2018 – 11:13 pm
Data Infrastructure Resource Links Server Storage I/O NetworkBy Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com April 28, 2018 Various data infrastructure resource links.The following are a collection of server storageioblog data infrastructure resource links.Where to learn more Vmware Vsphere Vsan Vcenter Version 6 7 Summary Vmware Vsphere Vsan Server Storage Io Enhancements Data Protection Recovery World Backup Day Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Insiders Preview Application Data Value Characteristics Part1 Application Data Characteristics Types Part3 Application Data Access Life Cycle Vmware Continues Cloud Construction March Announcements World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder Data Infrastructure Resource Links Tradecraft Trends 2017 Holiday Greetings From Serverstorageio Transformation Serverless Life Beyond Devops New York Times Cto Nick Rockwell Reliability Availability Serviceability Ras Data Protection Fundamentals Enabling Data Protection Rpo Archive Backup Cdp Pit Copy Snapshots Versions Nvme Place Volatile Memory Express Welcome To The Obeject Storage Resources Center Server Storage Io Converged Infrastructure Hci Overview Data Infrastructure Server Storage Io Networking Recommended Reading Book Shelf Blogtober Data Infrastructure Primer Overview Announcing Software Defined Data Infrastructure Sddc Book Hot ...

How to Achieve Flexible Data Protection Availability with All Flash Storage Solutions

January 10, 2018 – 1:39 pm
Achieve Flexible Data Protection Availability with All Flash SolutionsUpdated 1/21/2018 How to Achieve Flexible flash data protection and Availability with All-Flash Storage Solutions Interactive webinar discussion (not death by power point or Ui Gui product demo ;) pertaining flash data protection ) Tuesday January 30 2018 11AM PT / 2PM ET Via Redmond Magazine (Free with registration)Everything is not the same across different organizations, environments, application workloads and the data infrastructures that support them. Fast application and workloads need fast protection, restoration, and resumption as well as fast flash storage. This applies across legacy, software-defined, virtual, container, cloud, hybrid, converged and HCI among other environments.Join me along with representatives from Pure Storage along with Veeam for this interactive discussion as we explore how to boost the performance, availability, capacity, and economics (PACE) of your applications along with the data infrastructures that support them.How all-flash storage enables faster protection and restoration ...

2017 Holiday Seasons Greetings From Server StorageIO

December 23, 2017 – 9:09 am
2017 Holiday Seasons GreetingsGreetings 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 PodcastBy 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 ...