Data Infrastructure Resource Links cloud data protection tradecraft trends

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Data Infrastructure Resource Links Server Storage I/O NetworkBy Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com April 28, 2018 Various data infrastructure resource links.The following are a collection of server storageioblog data infrastructure resource links.Where to learn more Vmware Vsphere Vsan Vcenter Version 6 7 Summary Vmware Vsphere Vsan Server Storage Io Enhancements Data Protection Recovery World Backup ...

EPA Energy Star Data Center Storage Draft Specification review

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

For those of you interested in EPA Energy Star for Data Center Storage, here is an announcement for an upcoming conference call and review of the version 1.0 final draft specification. There are a few attachments referenced in the following note from EPA that can be accessed here: EPA_Version 1.0 ...

Happy Earth Day 2011

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Let me keep this simple, efficient and effective, Happy Earth Day 2011 April 22, 2011. Be smart, practical, conscious, aware, recycle, cut down on waste, work smarter and more effective. Ok, nuff said for now, go hug a tree, your computer, hybrid car, droid, ipad, spouse, partner, kid, dog, cat or whatever ...

What have I been doing this winter?

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Its been almost a month since my last post and want to say hello and let you know what I have been doing. What I have been doing is: Accumulating a long list of ideas for upcoming blog post, article, tips, webinars and other content. Recording some podcasts, web casts doing ...

What records will EMC break in NYC January 18, 2011?

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

What records will EMC break in NYC January 18, 2011? In case you have not seen or heard, EMC is doing an event next week in New York City (NYC) at the AXA Equitable Center winter weather snow storm clouds permitting (and adequate tools or technologies to deal with the snow ...

Green IT goes mainstream: What about data storage environments?

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

I recently did an interview with the folks over at Infortrend (a RAID storage company) discussing various industry trends and perspectives including RAID, data footprint reduction (DFR) as well as Green IT including how the Green Gap. The Green Gap is the disconnect between common messaging around carbon and environment vs. ...

July 2010 Odds and Ends: Perspectives, Tips and Articles

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

Here are some items that have been added to the main StorageIO website news, tips and articles, video podcast related pages that pertain to a variety of topics ranging from data storage, IO, networking, data centers, virtualization, Green IT, performance, metrics and more. These content items include various odds and end ...

A Storage I/O Momentus Moment

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

I recently asked for and received from Seagate (See recent post about them moving their paper head quarters to Ireland here) a Momentus XT 500GB 7200 RPM 2.5 Hybrid Hard Disk Drive (HHDD) to use in an upcoming project. That project is not to test a bunch of ...

Happy Earth Day 2010!

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Here in the northern hemisphere it is late April and thus mid spring time. That means the trees sprouting their buds, leaves and flowering while other plants and things come to life. In Minnesota where I live, there is not a cloud in the sky today, the sun is out and ...

Green IT, Green Gap, Tiered Energy and Green Myths

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

There are many different aspects of Green IT along with several myths or misperceptions not to mention missed opportunities. There is a Green Gap or disconnect between environmentally aware, focused messaging and core IT data center issues. For example, when I ask IT professionals whether they ...

California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE)

Monday, January 25th, 2010

CCSE Facility and Seminar SeriesThis past week I had the honor of delivering a keynote presentation in San Diego at the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) as part of their continuing education and community outreach and education, workshop and seminar series. The theme ...

2010 and 2011 Trends, Perspectives and Predictions: More of the same?

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

2011 is not a typo, I figured that since Im getting caught up on some things, why not get a jump as well. Since 2009 went by so fast, and that Im finally getting around to doing an obligatory 2010 predictions post, lets take a look at both 2010 ...

EPA Server and Storage Workshop Feb 2, 2010

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Following up on a recent previous post pertaining to US EPA Energy Star(r) for Servers, Data Center Storage and Data Centers, there will be a workshop held Tuesday February 2, 2010 in San Jose, CA. Here is the note (Italics added by me for clarity) from the folks ...

EPA Energy Star for Data Center Storage Update

Monday, December 28th, 2009

Following up on previous posts pertaining to US EPA Energy Star for Servers, Data Center Storage and Data Centers, here is a note received today with some new information. For those interested in the evolving Energy Star for Data Center, Servers and Storage, have a look at the following as ...