Application Data Value Characteristics Everything Is Not The Same (Part I)

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Application Data Value Characteristics Everything Is Not The SameApplication Data Value Characteristics Everything Is Not The Same This is part one of a five-part mini-series looking at Application Data Value Characteristics Everything Is Not The Same as a companion excerpt from chapter 2 of my new book Software Defined Data ...

Application Data Availability 4 3 2 1 Data Protection

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Application Data Availability 4 3 2 1 Data ProtectionApplication Data Availability 4 3 2 1 Data Protection This is part two of a five-part mini-series looking at Application Data Value Characteristics everything is not the same as a companion excerpt from chapter 2 of my new book Software Defined Data ...

Application Data Characteristics Types Everything Is Not The Same

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Application Data Characteristics Types Everything Is Not The SameApplication Data Characteristics Types Everything Is Not The Same This is part three of a five-part mini-series looking at Application Data Value Characteristics everything is not the same as a companion excerpt from chapter 2 of my new book Software Defined Data ...

Application Data Volume Velocity Variety Everything Is Not The Same

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Application Data Volume Velocity Variety Everything Not The SameApplication Data Volume Velocity Variety Everything Not The Same This is part four of a five-part mini-series looking at Application Data Value Characteristics everything is not the same as a companion excerpt from chapter 2 of my new book Software Defined Data ...

Application Data Access Lifecycle Patterns Everything Is Not The Same

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Application Data Access Life cycle Patterns Everything Is Not The Same(Part V)Application Data Access Life cycle Patterns Everything Is Not The Same This is part five of a five-part mini-series looking at Application Data Value Characteristics everything is not the same as a companion excerpt from chapter 2 of my ...

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links P to T

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links P to T IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Resources Updated 6/13/2018Following are some useful Data Infrastructure IT Industry Resource Links P to T to cloud, virtual and traditional IT data infrastructure related web sites. The data infrastructure environment (servers, storage, IO and networking, ...

Have VTLs or VxLs become Zombies, Declared dead yet still alive?

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Have you heard or read the reports and speculation that VTLs (Virtual Tape Libraries) are dead? It seems that in IT the all to popular trend is to declare something dead so that your new product or technology can have a chance of making it in to the ...

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 ...

Data footprint reduction (Part 2): Dell, IBM, Ocarina and Storwize

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Over the past couple of weeks there has been a flurry of IT industry activity around data footprint impact reduction with Dell buying Ocarina and IBM acquiring Storwize. For those who want the quick (compacted, reduced) synopsis of what ...

Industry Trends and Perspectives: Tiered Storage, Systems and Mediums

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

This is part of an ongoing series of short industry trends and perspectives blog posts briefs. These short posts compliment other longer posts along with traditional industry trends and perspective white papers, research reports, solution brief content found at www.storageio.com/reports. Two years ago we read about how the magnetic ...

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 ...

ILM = Has It Losts its Meaning

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Disclaimer, warning, be advised, heads up, disclosure, this post is partially for fun so take it that way. Remember ILM, that is, Information Lifecycle Management among other meanings. It was a popular buzzword de jour a few years ago similar to how cloud is being tossed around lately, ...

The function of XaaS(X) – Pick a letter

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Remember the xSP era where X was I for ISP (Internet Service Provider) or M for Managed Service Provider (MSP) or S for Storage Service Provider, part of buzzword bingo? That was similar to the xLM craze where X could have been I for Information Lifecycle Management ...

From ILM to IIM, Is this a solution sell looking for a problem?

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Enterprise Storage Forum has a new piece about what could be the successor to ILM from a marketing rallying cry perspective in the form of Intelligent Information Management (IIM).Information management is an important topic, however, given tough economic times, can IIM be joined into some other discussions about efficiency ...