Part 3 – Which HDD for content applicaitons – Test Configuration

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Which HDD for content applications - HDD Test ConfigurationUpdated 1/23/2018 Which enterprise HDD to use with a content server platform hdd test configuratoin Insight for effective server storage I/O decision making Server StorageIO Lab ReviewThis is the third in a multi-part series (read part two here) based on a white paper hands-on lab ...

VMware vCloud Air Server StorageIOlab Test Drive with videos

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

VMware vCloud Air Server StorageIOlab Test Drive with videos Recently I was invited by VMware vCloud Air to do a free hands-on test drive of their actual production environment. Some of you may already being using VMware vSphere, vRealize and other software defined data center (SDDC) aka Virtual Server Infrastructure ...

How many I/O iops can flash SSD or HDD do?

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

How many i/o iops can flash ssd or hdd do with vmware?Updated 2/10/2018A common question I run across is how many I/O iopsS can flash SSD or HDD storage device or system do or give. The answer is or should be it depends. This is the first of a two-part series looking ...

What records will EMC break in NYC January 18, 2011?

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

What records will EMC break in NYC January 18, 2011? In case you have not seen or heard, EMC is doing an event next week in New York City (NYC) at the AXA Equitable Center winter weather snow storm clouds permitting (and adequate tools or technologies to deal with the snow ...

Storage Performance Council releases Component (SPC-1C and SPC-2C) results

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

For those interested in benchmarking activities or debates, the Storage Performance Council (aka SPC) released their new component level tests along with some first results for disk drives.What differs the component SPC tests (e.g. SPC-1C and SPC-2C) from their the total system tests (SPC-1C and SPC-2C) is that only ...