More modernizing data protection, virtualization and clouds with certainty

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

This is a follow-up to a recent post about modernizing data protection and doing more than simply swapping out media or mediums like flat tires on a car as well as part of the Quantum protecting data with certainty event series. As part of a recent 15 city event series sponsored ...

StorageIO Momentus Hybrid Hard Disk Drive (HHDD) Moments

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

This is the third in a series of posts that I have done about Hybrid Hard Disk Drives (HHDDs) along with pieces about Hard Disk Drives (HDD) and Solid State Devices (SSDs). Granted the HDD received its AARP card several years ago when it turned 50 and is routinely declared ...

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 ...

End to End (E2E) Systems Resource Analysis (SRA) for Cloud and Virtual Environments

Friday, October 15th, 2010

A new StorageIO Industry Trends and Perspective (ITP) white paper titled "End to End (E2E) Systems Resource Analysis (SRA) for Cloud, Virtual and Abstracted Environments" is now available at www.storageio.com/reports compliments of SANpulse technologies. End to End (E2E) Systems Resource Analysis (SRA) for Virtual, Cloud and abstracted environments: Importance of Situational ...

Spring 2010 StorageIO Newsletter

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Welcome to the spring 2010 edition of the Server and StorageIO (StorageIO) news letter. This edition follows the inaugural issue (Winter 2010) incorporating feedback and suggestions as well as building on the fantastic responses received from recipients. A couple of enhancements included in this issue (marked as New!) include a ...

What is the Future of Servers?

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Recently I provided some comments and perspectives on the future of servers in an article over at Processor.com.In general, blade servers will become more ubiquitous, that is they wont go away, rather become more common place with even higher density processors with more cores and ...

Did HP respond to EMC and Cisco VCE with Microsoft HyperV bundle?

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Last week EMC and Cisco along with Intel and VMware created the VCE collation along with a consumption model based service joint venture called Acadia.In other activity last week, HP made several announcements including: Improvements in sensing technologies StorageWorks enhancements (SVSP, IBRIX, EVA and HyperV, X9000 and others) ...

Should Everything Be Virtualized?

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Should everything, that is all servers, storage and I/O along with facilities, be virtualized? The answer not surprisingly should be it depends! Denny Cherry (aka Mrdenny) over at ITKE did a great recent post about applications not being virtualized, particularly databases. In general some of the points or ...

Data Proteciton for Virtual Environments

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

Server virtualization continues to be a popular industry focus, particularly to discuss IT data center power, cooling, floor space and environmental (PCFE) issues commonly called green computing along with supporting next generation virtualized data center environments. There are many challenges and options related to protecting data and applications in ...