October 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Server StorageIO October 2017 Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Data Infrastructure server storage I/O network Recommended Reading #blogtober

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Updated 7/30/2018 The following is an evolving recommended reading list of data infrastructure topics including, server, storage I/O, networking, cloud, virtual, container, data protection and related topics that includes books, blogs, podcast's, events and industry links among other resources. Various Data Infrastructure including hardware, software, services related links: Links A-E Links F-J ...

PCIe Fundamentals Server Storage I/O Network Essentials

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

PCIe Fundamentals Server Storage I/O Network EssentialsUpdated 1/17/2018This piece looks at PCIe Fundamentals topics for server, storage, I/O network data infrastructure environments. Peripheral Computer Interconnect (PCI) Express aka PCIe is a Server, Storage, I/O networking fundamentals component. This post is an excerpt from chapter 4 (Chapter 4: Servers: Physical, Virtual, ...

September 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Server StorageIO September 2017 Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Getting Caught Up What Happened In September 2017

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Getting Caught Up, What Happened In September? Seems like just yesterday it was the end of August with the start of VMworld in Las Vegas, now its the end of September and Microsoft Ignite in Orlando is wrapping up. Microsoft has made several announcements this week at Ignite including Azure cloud ...

August 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Server StorageIO August 2017 Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors To Watch

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors To WatchUpdated 1/21/2018 A common question I get asked is who are the hot popular new trending data infrastructure vendors to watch. This post looks at some data infrastructure vendors to watch and keep an eye on. Keep in mind that there is a difference ...

Announcing Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials Book by Greg Schulz

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

New SDDI Essentials Book by Greg Schulz of Server StorageIO Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O TradecraftUpdate 1/21/2018 Over the past several months I have posted, commenting, presenting and discussing more about Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials aka SDDI or SDDC and SDI. Now it is time to announce my new ...

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 ...

June 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructures Update Newsletter

Friday, June 30th, 2017



Dell EMC World 2017 Day One news announcement summary

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Dell EMC World 2017 Day One news announcement summary This is the first day of the first combined Dell EMC World 2017 being held in Las Vegas Nevada. Last year’s event in Las Vegas was the end of the EMC World, while this being the first of the combined Dell ...

Broadcom aka Avago aka LSI announces SAS SATA NVMe Adapters with RAID

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Broadcom aka Avago aka LSI announces SAS SATA NVMe Adapters with RAID In case you missed it, Broadcom formerly known as Avago who bought the LSI adapter and RAID card business announced shipping new SAS, SATA and NVMe devices. While SAS and SATA are well established continuing to be deployed for both ...

Cisco Next Gen 32Gb Fibre Channel NVMe SAN Updates

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Cisco Next Gen 32Gb Fibre Channel and NVMe SAN Updates Cisco announced today next generation MDS storage area networking (SAN) Fibre Channel (FC) switches with 32Gb, along with NVMe over FC support.Cisco Fibre Channel (FC) Directors (Left) and Switches (Right)Highlights of the Cisco announcement include:MDS 9700 48 port 32Gbps FC ...

Server Storage I/O Converged Infrastructure CI Hyper-converged HCI overview

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Converged Infrastructure CI Hyper-converged HCI overviewUpdated 1/18/2018 This page provides insight in to Converged Infrastructure (CI), Cluster in box or Cloud in Box (CIB) along with Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) topics along with links to companion resources. Converged Infrastructure including CI, CIB and HCI can be complete data infrastructure for smaller ...