Top vBlog 2017 Voting Now Open

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Top vBlog 2017 Voting Now Open It is that time of the year again when Eric Siebert (@ericsiebert) over at vSphere-land holds his annual Top vBlog (e.g. VMware and Virtualization related) voting (vote here until June 30, 2017). The annual Top vBlog event enables fans to vote for their favorite blogs ...

Participate in Top vBlog 2016 Voting Now

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Participate in Top vBlog 2016 Voting NowIt's that time of the year when Eric Siebert (@ericsiebert) hosts his annual top virtual Blog (vBlog) voting via his great vsphere-land site (check it out if you are not familiar). The voting is now open until May 27th after which the results tabulated, ...

Server Storage I/O Benchmark Performance Resource Tools

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Server Storage I/O Benchmarking Performance Resource ToolsUpdated 1/23/2018 Server storage I/O benchmark performance resource tools, various articles and tips. These include tools for legacy, virtual, cloud and software defined environments.The best server and storage I/O (input/output operation) is the one that you do not have to do, the second best is ...

Storage comments from the field and customers in the trenches

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

When I was in Europe presenting some sessions at conferences and doing some seminars last month I meet and spoke with one of the attendees at the StorageExpo Holland event. The persons name (Han Breemer) came up to visit with me after one of my presentations that include SSD is in your ...

Podcast: vBrownbags, vForums and VMware vTraining with Alastair Cooke

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Now also available via This is a new episode in the continuing StorageIO industry trends and perspectives pod cast series (you can view more episodes or shows along with other audio and video content here) as well as listening via iTunes or via your preferred means using this RSS feed ...

Industry Trends and Perspectives: Tiered Hypervisors and Microsoft Hyper-V

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

This is part of an ongoing series of short industry trends and perspectives blog posts briefs.These short posts complement other longer posts along with traditional industry trends and perspective white papers, research reports, solution brief content found at www.storageio.com/reports.Multiple - Tiered Hypervisors for Server Virtualization The topic of ...

CMG, Enabling “The Green and Virtual Data Center”

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Last week I was invited to by Tom Becchetti and the Minneapolis CMG folks to keynote at their session hosted at the Brocade facity in Minneapolis along with other speakers from Brocade, IBM, Teamquest and Sun.The theme of my talk was "The Green and Virtual Data Center and ...