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 ...

Water, Data and Storage Analogy

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Water, Data and Storage AnalogyRecently I did a piece over at InfoStor titled "Water, Data and Storage Analogy". Besides being taken for granted and all of us being dependent on them, several other similarities exist between water, data, and storage. In addition to being a link that piece, this is ...

As the platters spin, HDD’s for cloud, virtual and traditional storage environments

Friday, July 19th, 2013

HDDs for cloud, virtual and traditional storage environmentsUpdated 1/23/2018 As the platters spin is a follow-up to a recent series of posts on Hard Disk Drives (HDD's) along with some posts about How Many IOPS HDD's can do.HDD and storage trends and directions include ...

Post Holiday IT Shopping Bargains, Dell Buying Exanet?

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

For consumers, the time leading up to the holiday Christmas season is usually busy including door busters as well as black Friday among other specials for purchasing gifts and other items. However savvy shoppers will wait for after Christmas or the holidays altogether perhaps well into the ...

Summer Weddings: EMC+Datadomain and HP+IBRIX

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

Are you friend or family of the bride or groom?Here's comes the bride! (Audio)That's a question me and Mrs. Schulz were asked recently when we attended a wedding.Summer months particularly June and August are known as wedding months (Hmmm, more merger & acquisition activity to come?). Summer is a ...

Spring 2008 Storage Descisions Wrap-Up

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Once again the Techtarget (TT) folks put on a great event at the spring 2008 edition of Storage Decisions (SD) event in Chicago, tip of the hat to the whole TT crew. SD is known as an IT consumer/user event as opposed to industry events like SNW that ...