StorageIO books by Greg Schulz added to Intel Recommended Reading Lists

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

My two most recent books The Green and Virtual Data Center and Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking both published by CRC Press/Taylor and Francis have been added to the Intel Recommended Reading List for Developers.If you are not familiar with the Intel Recommended Reading List ...

Can I ask for your support? Please vote for my blog

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

No Im not running for any elected office in a political or other organizational capacity, more on the voting stuff in a moment. Let me start out by saying thank you to all of you who have and continue to read theses posts from where ever that happens to ...

Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking now on Kindle

Monday, December 19th, 2011

It only makes sense that a book about Clouds, Virtualization, Data Storage and Networking be available via a cloud service in electronic format. Today Amazon and my publisher (CRC Press Taylor and Francis) released a Kindle version of my new book Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking which joins the ...

SNW Fall 2011 revisited and SNIA Emerald program

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

A couple of weeks ago I traveled down to Orlando Florida for a few days to attend the fall 2011 SNW (Storage Networking World) produced in conjunction by IDG Computerworld and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). While at the Orlando event, SNIA executive director Leo ...

Commentary on Clouds, Storage, Networking, Green IT and other topics

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Rather than doing a bunch of separate posts, here is a collection of different perspectives and commentary on various IT and data storage industry activity.In this link are comments and perspectives regarding thin provisioning including how it works as well as when to use it for optimizing storage space capacity. ...

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 ...

Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking book released

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Ok, it's now official, following its debut at the VMworld 2011 book store last week in Las Vegas, my new book Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press) is now formally released with general availability announced today along with companion material located at https://storageio.com/book3.html including the Cloud and Virtual Data Storage ...

StorageIO going Dutch again: October 2011 Seminar for storage professionals

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Greg Schulz of StorageIO in conjunction with or dutch partner Brouwer Storage Consultancy will be presenting a two day workshop seminar for IT storage, virtualization, and networking professionals Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th of October 2011 at Ampt van Nijkerk Netherlands.This two day interactive education seminar for storage professionals ...

Summer 2011 StorageIO News Letter

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Summer 2011 NewsletterWelcome to the Summer 2011 edition of the Server and StorageIO Group (StorageIO) newsletter. This follows the Spring 2011 edition.You can get access to this news letter via various social media venues (some are shown below) in addition to StorageIO web sites and subscriptions.   Click on ...

Cloud storage: Dont be scared, however look before you leap

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Here is a link to a web cast on BrightTalk I will be doing live on Thursday June 9, 2011 at 1PM Pacific, 3PM Central or 4PM Eastern time lasting about 45 minutes. The web cast is titled: Cloud storage: Dont be scared, however look before you leap.This web cast ...

Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

For those who have read any of my previous posts, seen some of my articles, news letters, videos, pod casts, web casts or in person appearances you may have heard that I have a new book coming out this summer. Here in the northern hemisphere its summer (well technically the ...

Congratulations to Infosmack on episode 100

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Congratulations to the Infosmack crew hosts Greg Knieriemen and Marc Farley with the Diva of Disruptive Technologies, Christina Weil on their 100th episode. This episode included Robin Harris of StorageMojo and myself as guests.Some items discussed in the 100th episode include Infosmack Live from the upcoming Dell Storage Forum, ...

Dude, is Dell going to buy Brocade?

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Some IT industry buzz this week is around continued speculation (or here) of who will Dell buy next and will it be Brocade. Brocade was mentioned as a possible acquisition by some in the IT industry last fall after Dell stepped back from the 3PAR bidding war with HP. Industry rumors ...

The new Green IT: Efficient, Effective, Smart and Productive

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Given the buzz about big data and conversations or confusion around clouds along with virtualizing virtually anything possible, Green IT has fallen off the Buzzword Bingo Bandwagon. Green IT like so many other buzzwords and trends typically go through a hype cycle before getting tired, worn out, or disillusioned (see here ...