EMC New VNX MCx doing more storage I/O work vs. just being more

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

It's not how much you have, its how storage I/O work gets done that mattersFollowing last weeks VMworld event in San Francisco where among other announcements including this one around Virtual SAN (VSAN) along with Software Defined Storage (SDS), EMC today made several announcements.Today's EMC announcements include:...

Is more of something always better? Depends on what you are doing

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Is more always better? Depends on what you are doingAs with many things it depends, however how about some of these?Is more better for example (among others): Facebook likes Twitter followers or tweets (I'm @storageio btw) Google+ likes, follows and hangouts More smart ...

Does IBM Power7 processor announcement signal storage upgrades?

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

IBM recently announced the Power7 as the latest generation of processors that the company uses in some of its mid range and high end compute servers including the iSeries and pSeries. IBM Power7 processor wafers (chips) What is the Power7 processor? The Power7 is the latest ...

How to win approval for upgrades: Link them to business benefits

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Drew Rob has another good article over at Processor.com about various tips and strategies on how to gain approval for hardware (or software) purchases with some comments by yours truly. My tips and advice that are quoted in the story include to link technology resources to business ...

Recent StorageIO Media Coverage and Comments

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Realizing that some prefer blogs to webs to twitters to other venues, here are some recent links among others to media coverage and comments by me on a different topics that are among others found at www.storageio.com/news.html.Business Wire: Comments on The Green and Virtual Data Center Book - Jan ...