Application Data Volume Velocity Variety Everything Is Not The Same

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Application Data Volume Velocity Variety Everything Not The SameApplication Data Volume Velocity Variety Everything Not The Same This is part four of a five-part mini-series looking at Application Data Value Characteristics everything is not the same as a companion excerpt from chapter 2 of my new book Software Defined Data ...

Application Data Access Lifecycle Patterns Everything Is Not The Same

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Application Data Access Life cycle Patterns Everything Is Not The Same(Part V)Application Data Access Life cycle Patterns Everything Is Not The Same This is part five of a five-part mini-series looking at Application Data Value Characteristics everything is not the same as a companion excerpt from chapter 2 of my ...

VMware continues cloud construction with March announcements

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

VMware continues cloud construction with March announcementsVMware continues cloud construction with March announcements of new features and other enhancements.VMware Cloud Provides Consistent Operations and Infrastructure Via: VMware.com With its recent announcements, VMware continues cloud construction adding new features, enhancements, partnerships along with services. VMware continues cloud construction, like other vendors ...

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

Monday, November 20th, 2017

HPE Announces AMD Powered Gen 10 ProLiant DL385 For Software Defined WorkloadsBy 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 ...

AWS Announces New S3 Cloud Storage Security Encryption Features

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

AWS Announces New S3 Cloud Storage Security Encryption FeaturesUpdated 1/17/2018Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced new Simple Storage Service (S3) e.g. AWS S3 encryption and security enhancements including Default Encryption, Permission Checks, Cross-Region Replication ACL Overwrite, Cross-Region Replication with KMS and Detailed Inventory Report. Another ...

Data Infrastructure server storage I/O network Recommended Reading #blogtober

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Updated 7/30/2018 The following is an evolving recommended reading list of data infrastructure topics including, server, storage I/O, networking, cloud, virtual, container, data protection and related topics that includes books, blogs, podcast's, events and industry links among other resources. Various Data Infrastructure including hardware, software, services related links: Links A-E Links F-J ...

PCIe Fundamentals Server Storage I/O Network Essentials

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

PCIe Fundamentals Server Storage I/O Network EssentialsUpdated 1/17/2018This piece looks at PCIe Fundamentals topics for server, storage, I/O network data infrastructure environments. Peripheral Computer Interconnect (PCI) Express aka PCIe is a Server, Storage, I/O networking fundamentals component. This post is an excerpt from chapter 4 (Chapter 4: Servers: Physical, Virtual, ...

Cloud Conversations AWS Azure Service Maps via Microsoft

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Cloud Conversations AWS Azure Service Maps via MicrosoftUpdated 1/21/2018 Microsoft has created an Amazon Web Service AWS Azure Service Map. The AWS Azure Service Map is a list created by Microsoft looks at corresponding services of both cloud providers. Image via Azure.Microsoft.com Note that this is an evolving work in progress from ...

Announcing Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials Book by Greg Schulz

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

New SDDI Essentials Book by Greg Schulz of Server StorageIO Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O TradecraftUpdate 1/21/2018 Over the past several months I have posted, commenting, presenting and discussing more about Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials aka SDDI or SDDC and SDI. Now it is time to announce my new ...

Chelsio Storage over IP and other Networks Enable Data Infrastructures

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Chelsio Storage over IP Enable Data InfrastructuresChelsio and Storage over IP (SoIP) continue to enable Data Infrastructures from legacy to software defined virtual, container, cloud as well as converged. This past week I had a chance to visit with Chelsio to discuss data infrastructures, server storage I/O networking along with ...

Data Infrastructure Industry Trends WekaIO Matrix Software Defined Storage SDS

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

WekaIO Matrix Scale Out Software Defined Storage SDSUpdated 2/11/2018WekaIO Matrix is a scale out software defined solution (SDS).This Server StorageIO Industry Trends Perspective report looks at common issues, trends, and how to address different application server storage I/O challenges. In this report, we look at WekaIO ...

Zombie Technology Life after Death Tape Is Still Alive

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Zombie Technology Life after Death Tape Is Still AliveA Zombie Technology is one declared dead yet has Life after Death such as Tape which is still alive.Image via StorageIO.com (licensed for use from Shutterstock.com) Tapes Evolving Role Sure we have heard for decade’s about the death of tape, and ...

Broadcom aka Avago aka LSI announces SAS SATA NVMe Adapters with RAID

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Broadcom aka Avago aka LSI announces SAS SATA NVMe Adapters with RAID In case you missed it, Broadcom formerly known as Avago who bought the LSI adapter and RAID card business announced shipping new SAS, SATA and NVMe devices. While SAS and SATA are well established continuing to be deployed for both ...

VMware vSAN V6.6 Part IV (HCI scaling ROBO and data centers today)

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

VMware vSAN V6.6 Part IV (HCI scaling ROBO and data centers today) In case you missed it, VMware announced vSAN v6.6 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software defined data infrastructure solution. This is the fourth of a five-part series about VMware vSAN V6.6. View Part I here, Part II (just the speeds feeds ...