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 ...

Performance = Availability StorageIOblog featured ITKE guest blog

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Recently IT Knowledge Exchange named me and StorageIOblog as their weekly featured IT blog too which Im flattered and honored. Consequently, I did a guest blog for them titled Performance = Availability, Availability = Performance that you can read about here. For those not familiar with ITKE, take ...

Determining Computer or Server Energy Use

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Recently I posted a response to a question over at IT Knowledge Exchange (e.g. ITKE) about how to determine power or energy use.In a nutshell:Depending on what you are looking for, or trying to accomplish, you may, or may not need a formula per say.For example, if all you need ...