More Storage IO momentus HHDD and SSD moments part II

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

This follows the first of a two-part series on my latest experiences with Hybrid Hard Disk Drives (HHDD's) and Solid State Devices (SSD's). In my ongoing last momentus moment post I discussed what I have done with HHDD's and setting the stage for expanded SSD use. I have the newer ...

More Storage IO momentus HHDD and SSD moments part I

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

This is the first of a two part series on my latest experiences with HHDD and SSD's About two years ago I wanted to start installing solid state devices (SSD's) into my workstations and laptops. Like many others, I found the expensive price for the limited capacity gains of the then ...

Is 14.4TBytes of data storage for $52,503 a good deal? It depends!

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

A news story about the school board in Marshall Missouri approving data storage plans in addition to getting good news on health insurance rates just came into my in box. I do not live in or anywhere near Marshall Missouri as I live about 420 miles north ...

Cloud, virtualization and storage networking conversations

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Here is a link to a series cloud, virtualization and storage networking conversations posts that Im doing over at IT-Toolbox. Each post in the series covers various topics along with a frequently asked question that I encounter pertaining to clouds, virtualization and storage networking. Here is some related ...

Supporting IT growth demand during economic uncertain times

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Doing more with less, doing more with what you have or reducing cost have been the mantra for the past several years now. Does that mean as a trend, they are being adopted as the new way of doing business, or simply a cycle or temporary situation? Reality is that many if ...

Its US Census time, What about IT Data Centers?

Monday, March 29th, 2010

It is that once a decade activity time this year referred to as the US 2010 Census. With the 2010 census underway, not to mention also time for completing and submitting your income tax returns, if you are in IT, what about measuring, assessing, taking inventory ...