HPE Continues Buying Into Server Storage I/O Data Infrastructures

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Updated 1/16/2018 HPE expanded its Storage I/O Data Infrastructures portfolio buying into server storage I/O data infrastructure technologies announcing an all cash (e.g. no stock) acquisition of Nimble Storage (NMBL). The cash acquisition for a little over $1B USD amounts to $12.50 USD per Nimble share, double what it ...

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links P to T

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links P to T IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Resources Updated 6/13/2018Following are some useful Data Infrastructure IT Industry Resource Links P to T to cloud, virtual and traditional IT data infrastructure related web sites. The data infrastructure environment (servers, storage, IO and networking, ...

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links to Others

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links to Others IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Resources Updated 2/20/2018Following are some useful Data Infrastructure IT Industry Resource Links to cloud, virtual and traditional IT data infrastructure related web sites. The data infrastructure environment (servers, storage, IO and networking, hardware, software, services, virtual, ...

Some popular 2016 storageioblog posts

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Some popular 2016 storageioblog posts

Congratulations and welcome to all new and returning fellow vExperts for 2017

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Congratulations and welcome new and returning fellow 2017 vExpertsThe other day VMware announced the 2017 list of vExperts which you can view here. Congratulations and welcome to all new and returning fellow vExperts for 2017. In its ninth year, it is an honor to now have been named a ...

What Does Converged Infrastructure CI Hyperconverged HCI Mean to Storage I/O?

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

What Does CI and HCI Mean to Storage I/O? Updated 1/17/2018Converged Infrastructure (CI), Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) along with Cluster or Cloud In Box (CIB) are popular trend topics that have gained both industry and customer adoption as part of data infrastructures. Data Infrastructures exists to support business, cloud and information ...

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 ...

Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 eventsHere is the updated Server StorageIO fall 2016 webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O network, performance and data protection among other topics. December 7, 2016 - Webinar 11AM PT - ...

Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016Updated 12/8/16In case you had not heard, Microsoft announced the general availability (GA, also known as Release To Manufacturing (RTM) ) of the newest version of its Windows server operating system aka Windows Server 2016 along with System Center 2016. Note ...

Fall 2015 Server Storage I/O Cloud Virtual Seminars Going Dutch

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Fall 2015 Server Storage I/O Cloud Virtual Seminars Going DutchIt's that time of the year again where the fall 2015 events and activities are underway which also includes a week of sessions in Holland October 13-16. I will be participating in four days of workshop seminars being organized ...

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 ...