Data Protection Diaries Fundamental Resources Where to Learn More

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Data Protection Diaries Fundamental Resources Where to Learn More Companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017)By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is the last in a multi-part series on Data Protection fundamental tools ...

New family of Intel Xeon Scalable Processors enable software defined data infrastructures (SDDI) and SDDC

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors SDDI and SDDCToday Intel announced a new family of Xeon Scalable Processors (aka Purely) that for some workloads Intel claims to be on average of 1.65x faster than their predecessors. Note your real improvement will vary based on workload, configuration, benchmark testing, type ...

Hardware, Software, what about Valueware?

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

I am surprised nobody has figured out how to use the term valueware to describe their hardware, software or services solutions, particular around cloud, big data, little data, converged solution stacks or bundles, virtualization and related themes.Cloud and virtualization building blocks transformed into Valueware Note that I'm referring ...

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 ...

A conversation from SNW 2011 with Jenny Hamel

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Here (.qt) and here (.wmv) is a video from an interview that I did with Jenny Hamel (@jennyhamelsd6) during the Fall 2011 SNW event in Orlando Florida.Topics covered during the discussion include: Importance of metrics that matter for gaining and maintaining IT situational awareness ...

Top storageio cloud virtualization networking and data protection posts

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Im in the process of wrapping up 2011 and getting ready for 2012. Here is a list of the top 25 all time posts from StorageIOblog covering cloud, virtualization, servers, storage, green IT, networking and data protection. Looking back, here is 2010 and 2011 industry trends, thoughts and ...

Winter 2011 Server and StorageIO News Letter

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

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Two companies on parallel tracks moving like trains offset by time: EMC and NetApp

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

I see some similarities and parallels between two competing companies. Those companies happen to be in the same sector (e.g. IT data storage) however offset by time (about a decade or) subject to continued execution by both. Those two companies are EMC and NetApp. Some people might assert that these ...

June 2010 StorageIO Newsletter

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

June 2010 Newsletter Welcome to the June 2010 edition of the Server and StorageIO Group (StorageIO) newsletter. This follows the Spring 2010 ...

Is There Still Innovation For IT and Storage?

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

Is the IT industry and specifically, storage and networking segments currently lacking from innovation? The answer to that question exists in part due to what your definition or view of innovation is and how it is measured.By some definitions, innovation is defined by how many startups ...