Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared Updated 1/17/2018 In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Friday March 31 is World Backup Day 2017 (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting your applications, data, information, configuration settings ...

Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

In this Server StorageIO podcast episode, I am joined by Tom Becchetti (@tbecchetti) for a Friday afternoon conversation recorded live at Meisters in Scandia Minnesota (thanks to the Meisters crew!).For those of you who may not know Tom, he has been in the IT, data center, data infrastructure, server and ...

If NVMe is the answer, what are the questions?

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

If NVMe is the answer, what are the questions?Updated 5/31/2018If NVMe is the answer, then what are the various questions that should be asked? Some common questions that NVMe is the answer to include what is the difference between NVM and NVMe? Is NVMe only for servers, does NVMe require ...

PACE your Server Storage I/O decision making, its about application requirements

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

PACE your Server Storage I/O decision making, its about application requirementsUpdated 10/9/18PACE your Server Storage I/O decision-making, it's about application requirements. Regardless of if you are looking for physical, software-defined virtual, cloud or container storage, block, file or object, primary, secondary or protection copies, standalone, converged, hyper-converged, cluster in a ...

Supermicro CSE-M14TQC Use your media bay to add 12 Gbps SAS SSD drives to your server

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Supermicro CSE-M14TQC Use your media bay to add 12 Gbps SAS SSD drives to your server Do you have a computer server, workstation or mini-tower PC that needs to have more 2.5" form factor hard disk drive (HDD), solid state device (SSD) or hybrid flash drives added yet no expansion ...

Cloud Conversations: AWS EFS Elastic File System (Cloud NAS) First Preview Look

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Cloud Conversations: AWS EFS Elastic File System (Cloud NAS) First Preview Look Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced (preview) new Elastic File System (EFS) providing Network File System (NFS) NAS (Network Attached Storage) capabilities for AWS Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) instances. EFS AWS compliments other AWS storage offerings including Simple Storage ...

April and May 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - April and May 2014 ...

Is there an information or data recession? Are you using less storage? (With Polls)

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Is there an information or data recession? Are you using less storage? (With Polls)Is there an information recession where you are creating, processing, moving or saving less data? Are you using less data storage than in the past either locally online, offline or remote including via clouds? IMHO there is no such ...

Data Protection Diaries: March 31 World Backup Day is Restore Data Test Time

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

World Backup Day Generating Awareness About Data Protection This World Backup Day piece is part of my ongoing Data Protection Diaries series of posts (www.dataprotecitondiaries.com) about trends, strategies, tools and best practices spanning applications, archiving, backup/restore, business continuance (BC), business resiliency (BR), cloud, data footprint reduction (DFR), security, servers, storage ...

February 2014 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter Data Infrastructure Insights

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

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Goodbye 2013, hello 2014, predictions past, present and future

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Good by 2013 and hello 2014 along with predictions past, present and future First, for those who may have missed this, thanks to all who helped make 2013 a great year!Looking back at 2013 I saw a continued trend of more vendors and their media public relations (PR) people reaching ...

November 2013 Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter & AWS reinvent info

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

November 2013 Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter & AWS reinvent info ...

EMC announces XtremIO General Availability (Part I)

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

EMC announces XtremIO flash SSD General Availability EMC announced today the general availability (GA) if the all flash Solid State Device (SSD) XtremIO that they acquired a little over a year ago. Earlier this year EMC announced directed availability (DA) of the EMC version of XtremIO as ...

Fall 2013 Dutch cloud, virtual and storage I/O seminars

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Fall 2013 Dutch cloud, virtual and storage I/O seminars It is that time of the year again when StorageIO will be presenting a series of seminar workshops in the Netherlands on cloud, virtual and data storage networking technologies, trends along with best practice techniques.StorageIO partners with the independent firm Brouwer ...