IT transformation Serverless Life Beyond DevOps with New York Times CTO Nick Rockwell Podcast

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

IT transformation Serverless Life Beyond DevOps with New York Times CTO Nick Rockwell PodcastBy Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 30, 2017 In this Server StorageIO podcast episode New York Times CTO / CIO Nick Rockwell (@nicksrockwell) joins me for a conversation discussing Digital, Business and IT transformation, Serverless Life Beyond DevOps ...

Old School, New School, Current and Back to School (With Poll)

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Old School, New School, Current and Back to School Are you old school or new school? If you are new school or old school, then will you be stuck on those school's of thought or advanced to the current and future schools? Old School From the old school folks you will hear things along ...

Small Medium Business (SMB) IT continues to gain respect, what about SOHO?

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Blog post: Small Medium Business (SMB) IT continues to gain respect, what about SOHO? Note that in Information Technology (IT) conversations there are multiple meanings for SMB including Server Message Block aka Microsoft Windows CIFS (Common Internet File System) along with its SAMBA implementation, however for this piece the context ...

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 ...

Various cloud, virtualization, server, storage I/O poll’s

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

The following are a collection of on-going industry trends and perspectives poll's pertaining to server, storage, IO, networking, cloud, virtualization, data protection (backup, archive, BC and DR) among other related themes and topics. In addition to those listed below, check out the comments section where additional poll's are added over ...

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 ...

Check out these top 50 IT blogs

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

The other day I saw something come in via the net about a top 50 IT blog list from Biztech Magazine, so being curious I clicked on the link (after making sure that it was safe). To my surprise, I saw my blog (aka Gregs StorageIOblog) listed near the top (they ...

Buzzword Bingo and Acronym Update V2.011

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

R U (e.g. Are you) JASSD about JACD or do you have a case of JAID and JACBUS? Will RAID RAIN on your cloud parade? For those who like to keep up on buzzwords (for buzzword bingo) and acronyms, perhaps even FTW (e.g. For the Win), here are some old and new, ...

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. ...

SANtas IT elf limited time discount

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

I received a note from Robin, one of SANtas IT elfs over at Shop Timberland.Robin said to pass along this information about the Timberland Friends and Family Event, Share the savings that starts Thursday December 2nd through Monday December 6th. Like many of you, I get tons of promotion material or ...

Upcoming Event: Industry Trends and Perspective European Seminar

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Event Seminar Announcement: IT Data Center, Storage and Virtualization Industry Trends and Perspective June 16, 2010 Nijkerk, GELDERLAND Netherlands Event Type Training/Seminar Event Type Seminar Training with Greg Schulz of US based ...

Hard product vs. soft product

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

In the IT industry space and data storage or computers and servers particularly so, mention hard product or software product and what comes to mind? How about physical vs. virtual servers or storage, hardware vs. software solutions, products vs. services? By contrast, in the aviation and airline ...

Data Center I/O Bottlenecks Performance Issues and Impacts

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

This is an excerpt blog version of the popular Server and StorageIO Group white paper "IT Data Center and Data Storage Bottlenecks" originally published August of 2006 that is as much if not more relevant today than it was in the past. Most Information Technology (IT) data centers have bottleneck ...

Help Save a Life!

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

For those who have not seen or heard yet via one of the many different social networking venues, there is a person named Nick Glasgow age 28 who lives in the Bay Area who has Leukemia (AML).Nick (See video here) is in need of a bone marrow transplant and ...