Dell Technology World 2018 Announcement Summary

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Dell Technology World 2018 Announcement SummaryThis is part one of a five-part series about Dell Technology World 2018 announcement summary. Last week (April 30-May 3) I traveled to Las Vegas Nevada (LAS) to attend Dell Technology World 2018 (e.g., DTW 2018) as a guest of Dell (that is a ...

Part II Dell Technology World 2018 Modern Data Center Announcement Details

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Part II Dell Technology World 2018 Modern Data Center Announcement DetailsThis is Part II Dell Technology World 2018 Modern Data Center Announcement Details that is part of a five-post series (view part I here, part III here, part IV here and part V here). Last week ...

Part III Dell Technology World 2018 Storage Announcement Details

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Part III Dell Technology World 2018 Storage Announcement DetailsThis is Part III Dell Technology World 2018 Storage Announcement Details that is part of a five-post series (view part I here, part II here, part IV (PowerEdge MX Composable) here and part V here). Last week (April ...

Part IV Dell Technology World 2018 PowerEdge MX Gen-Z Composable Infrastructure

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Part IV Dell Technology World 2018 PowerEdge MX Gen-Z Composable InfrastructureThis is Part IV Dell Technology World 2018 PowerEdge MX Gen-Z Composable Infrastructure that is part of a five-post series (view part I here, part II here, part III here and part V here). Last week ...

VMware vSphere vSAN vCenter version 6.7 SDDC Update Summary

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

VMware vSphere vSAN vCenter version 6.7 SDDC Update SummaryVMware announced last week vSphere vSAN vCenter version 6.7 among other updates for their software-defined data center (SDDC) and software-defined infrastructure (SDI) solutions. The new April v6.7 announcement updates followed those from this past March when VMware announced cloud enhancements with partner ...

VMware vSphere vSAN vCenter v6.7 SDDC details

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

VMware vSphere vSAN vCenter v6.7 SDDC detailsVMware vSphere vSAN vCenter v6.7 SDDC details of announcement summary focus on vCenter, Security, and management. This is part two (part one here) of a three-part (part III here) series looking at VMware vSphere vSAN vCenter v6.7 SDDC details of announcement summary. Last week ...

VMware vSphere vSAN vCenter Server Storage I/O Enhancements

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

VMware vSphere vSAN vCenter Server Storage I/O EnhancementsThis is part three of a three-part series looking at last weeks v6.7 VMware vSphere vSAN vCenter Server Storage I/O Enhancements. The focus of this post is on server, storage, I/O along with deployment and other wrap up items. In case you missed ...

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 ...

Cloud Conversations AWS Azure Service Maps via Microsoft

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Cloud Conversations AWS Azure Service Maps via MicrosoftUpdated 1/21/2018 Microsoft has created an Amazon Web Service AWS Azure Service Map. The AWS Azure Service Map is a list created by Microsoft looks at corresponding services of both cloud providers. Image via Azure.Microsoft.com Note that this is an evolving work in progress from ...

Data Infrastructure Industry Trends WekaIO Matrix Software Defined Storage SDS

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

WekaIO Matrix Scale Out Software Defined Storage SDSUpdated 2/11/2018WekaIO Matrix is a scale out software defined solution (SDS).This Server StorageIO Industry Trends Perspective report looks at common issues, trends, and how to address different application server storage I/O challenges. In this report, we look at WekaIO ...

Zombie Technology Life after Death Tape Is Still Alive

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Zombie Technology Life after Death Tape Is Still AliveA Zombie Technology is one declared dead yet has Life after Death such as Tape which is still alive.Image via StorageIO.com (licensed for use from Shutterstock.com) Tapes Evolving Role Sure we have heard for decade’s about the death of tape, and ...

Is there an information or data recession? Are you using less storage? (With Polls)

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Is there an information or data recession? Are you using less storage? (With Polls)Is there an information recession where you are creating, processing, moving or saving less data? Are you using less data storage than in the past either locally online, offline or remote including via clouds? IMHO there is no such ...

Data Protection Diaries: March 31 World Backup Day is Restore Data Test Time

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

World Backup Day Generating Awareness About Data Protection This World Backup Day piece is part of my ongoing Data Protection Diaries series of posts (www.dataprotecitondiaries.com) about trends, strategies, tools and best practices spanning applications, archiving, backup/restore, business continuance (BC), business resiliency (BR), cloud, data footprint reduction (DFR), security, servers, storage ...

Part II: EMC announces XtremIO General Availability, speeds and feeds

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

XtremIO flash SSD more than storage I/O speed Following up part I of this two-part series, here are more more details, insights and perspectives about EMC XtremIO and it’s generally availability that were announced today.XtremIO the basics All flash Solid State Device (SSD) ...