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, ...

AWS Snowball Edge SBE Converged Cloud Storage Appliance

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

AWS Snowball Edge SBE Converged Cloud Storage ApplianceAWS Snowball Edge SBE Converged Cloud Storage Appliance As part of extending their cloud platform reach, recent Amazon Web Services (AWS) announcements include AWS Snowball Edge SBE Converged Cloud Storage Appliance. Snowball Edge (SBE) has evolved from its previous focus as a data transfer, ...

AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

AWS Cloud Application Data Protection WebinarAWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET Only YOU can prevent data loss for on-premises, Amazon Web Service (AWS) based cloud, and hybrid applications. Join me in this free AWS Cloud Application Data Protection Webinar (registration required) ...

Amazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Amazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure UpdatesAmazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrasture Updates September was a busy month pertaining to software defined data infrastructure including cloud and related AWS announcements. One of the announcements included VMware partnering to deliver vSphere, vSAN ...

Dell EMC Announce Azure Stack Hybrid Cloud Solution

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Dell EMC Azure Stack Hybrid Cloud Solution Dell EMC have announced their Microsoft Azure Stack hybrid cloud platform solutions. This announcement builds upon earlier statements of support and intention by Dell EMC to be part of the Microsoft Azure Stack community. For those of you who are not familiar, Azure Stack ...

March 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Volume 17, Issue III Hello and welcome to the March 2017 issue of the Server StorageIO update newsletter. First a reminder world backup (and recovery) day is on March 31. Following up from the February Server StorageIO update newsletter that had a focus on data protection this edition includes some additional posts, ...

Microsoft Diskspd (Part II): Server Storage I/O Benchmark Tools

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Microsoft Diskspd (Part II): Server Storage I/O Benchmark ToolsThis is part-two of a two-part post pertaining Microsoft Diskspd.that is also part of a broader series focused on server storage I/O benchmarking, performance, capacity planning, tools and related technologies. You can view part-one of this post here, along with ...

Part II: Revisiting re:Invent 2014, Lambda and other AWS updates

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Part II: Revisiting re:Invent 2014 and other AWS updates This is part two of a two-part series about Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2014 and other recent cloud updates, read part one here.AWS re:Invent announcements Announcements and enhancements made by AWS during re:Invent include:Key Management Service (KMS) Amazon ...

Some fall 2013 AWS cloud storage and compute enhancements

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Some fall 2013 AWS cloud storage and compute enhancements I just received via Email the October Amazon Web Services (AWS) Newsletter in advance of the re:Invent event next week in Las Vegas (yes I will be attending).AWS October newsletter and enhancement updatesEC2 (Elastic Cloud Compute) has been enhanced ...

Cloud conversations: AWS EBS, Glacier and S3 overview (Part I)

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently added EBS Optimized support for enhanced bandwidth EC2 instances (read more here). This industry trends and perspective cloud conversation is the first (looking at EBS) in a three-part series companion to the AWS EBS optimized post found here. Part II is here (closer look at ...

Cloud conversations: AWS EBS Optimized Instances

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced global availability of Elastic Block Storage (EBS) optimized support for four extra Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) instance types. The support enables optimized performance between standard and provisioned IOP EBS volumes and EC2 instances to meet different bandwidth or throughput needs (learn more about AWS ...

Amazon cloud storage options enhanced with Glacier

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

In case you missed it, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has enhanced their cloud services (Elastic Cloud Compute or EC2) along with storage offerings. These include Relational Database Service (RDS), DynamoDB, Elastic Block Store (EBS), and Simple Storage Service (S3). Enhancements include new functionality along with availability or reliability in the ...

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the NetFlix Fix?

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

I received the following note from Amazon Web Services (AWS) about an enhancement to their Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service that can be seen by some as an enhancement to service or perhaps by others after last weeks outages, a fix ...

AWS (Amazon) storage gateway, first, second and third impressions

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced the beta of their new storage gateway functionality that enables access of Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Services) from your different applications using an appliance installed in your data center site. With this beta launch, Amazon joins other startup vendors who are providing standalone gateway ...