Server StorageIO 2018 VMworld Data Infrastructure Buzzword Bingo Puzzle

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Server StorageIO 2018 VMworld Data Infrastructure Buzzword Bingo PuzzleFollowing up from last years 2017 crossword puzzle for travel fun, here is the Server StorageIO 2018 VMworld Data Infrastructure Buzzword Bingo Puzzle (click on the below image for PDF version that includes answers). The Server StorageIO 2018 VMworld Data Infrastructure Buzzword ...

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure ArchitectureDell EMC today announced with a tag line IT Unbound their new PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture slated for general availability September 21, 2018. Previewed earlier this year at Dell Technology World in Las Vegas, PowerEdge MX 7000 ...

Catching Up With Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements Time for some catching up with summer 2018 IBM cloudy software defined storage announcements that were made earlier this week. The Share Event (Mainframe centric) is occurring this week in St. Louis. Thus, it is no surprise that it is time for ...

IBM announces new Power9 processor based E950 E980 server systems

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

IBM announces new Power9 processor based E950 E980 server systemsIBM announces new Power9 processor based E950 E980 server systems.As a single server or node, the Power9 E950 supports up to four (4) CPU processor sockets each with multiple cores. An E980 system comprises up to four E950 based ...

July 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Monday, July 30th, 2018

July 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter Volume 18, Issue 7 (July 2018) Hello and welcome to the July 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter. In cased you missed it, the June 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter can be viewed here ( HTML and ...

Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates continue to expand feature, functionality, service capabilities of the public cloud providers capabilities across various geographies. Recent AWS updates include Snowball Edge (SBE) that adds local, ...

Dell Technology World 2018 Announcement Summary

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Dell Technology World 2018 Announcement SummaryThis is part one of a five-part series about Dell Technology World 2018 announcement summary. Last week (April 30-May 3) I traveled to Las Vegas Nevada (LAS) to attend Dell Technology World 2018 (e.g., DTW 2018) as a guest of Dell (that is a ...

Part II Dell Technology World 2018 Modern Data Center Announcement Details

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Part II Dell Technology World 2018 Modern Data Center Announcement DetailsThis is Part II Dell Technology World 2018 Modern Data Center Announcement Details that is part of a five-post series (view part I here, part III here, part IV here and part V here). Last week ...

Part III Dell Technology World 2018 Storage Announcement Details

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Part III Dell Technology World 2018 Storage Announcement DetailsThis is Part III Dell Technology World 2018 Storage Announcement Details that is part of a five-post series (view part I here, part II here, part IV (PowerEdge MX Composable) here and part V here). Last week (April ...

Part IV Dell Technology World 2018 PowerEdge MX Gen-Z Composable Infrastructure

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Part IV Dell Technology World 2018 PowerEdge MX Gen-Z Composable InfrastructureThis is Part IV Dell Technology World 2018 PowerEdge MX Gen-Z Composable Infrastructure that is part of a five-post series (view part I here, part II here, part III here and part V here). Last week ...

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 ...

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 ...

What is DFR or Data Footprint Reduction?

Friday, September 17th, 2010

What is DFR or Data Footprint Reduction?Updated 10/9/2018What is DFR or Data Footprint Reduction? Data Footprint Reduction (DFR) is a collection of techniques, technologies, tools and best practices that are used to address data growth management challenges. Dedupe is currently the industry darling for DFR particularly in the scope or context ...