Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links to Others

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links to Others IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Resources Updated 2/20/2018Following are some useful Data Infrastructure IT Industry Resource Links to cloud, virtual and traditional IT data infrastructure related web sites. The data infrastructure environment (servers, storage, IO and networking, hardware, software, services, virtual, ...

Server storage I/O performance benchmark workload scripts Part I

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Server storage I/O performance benchmark workload scripts Part IUpdate 1/28/2018This is part one of a two-part series of posts about Server storage I/O performance benchmark workload tools and scripts. View part II here which includes the workload scripts and where to view sample results. There are various tools and workloads for ...

PACE your Server Storage I/O decision making, its about application requirements

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

PACE your Server Storage I/O decision making, its about application requirementsUpdated 10/9/18PACE your Server Storage I/O decision-making, it's about application requirements. Regardless of if you are looking for physical, software-defined virtual, cloud or container storage, block, file or object, primary, secondary or protection copies, standalone, converged, hyper-converged, cluster in a ...

Intel Micron 3D XPoint server storage NVM SCM PM SSD

Friday, July 31st, 2015

3D XPoint server storage class memory SCMUpdated 1/31/2018Intel Micron 3D XPoint server storage NVM SCM PM SSD. This is the second of a three-part series on the recent Intel and Micron 3D XPoint server storage memory announcement. Read Part I here and Part III here. Is this 3D XPoint marketing, ...

Trick or treat and vendor fun games

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

Trick or treat and vendor fun games Updated 6/26/18In the spirit of Halloween and zombies season, a couple of thoughts come to mind about vendor tricks and treats. This is an industry trends and perspectives post, part of an ongoing series looking at various technology and fun topics. The first ...

What is DFR or Data Footprint Reduction?

Friday, September 17th, 2010

What is DFR or Data Footprint Reduction?Updated 10/9/2018What is DFR or Data Footprint Reduction? Data Footprint Reduction (DFR) is a collection of techniques, technologies, tools and best practices that are used to address data growth management challenges. Dedupe is currently the industry darling for DFR particularly in the scope or context ...

Server Storage I/O Network Virtualization Whats Next?

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

Server Storage I/O Network Virtualization Whats Next? Updated 9/28/18There are many faces and thus functionalities of virtualization beyond the one most commonly discussed which is consolidation or aggregation. Other common forms of virtualization include emulation (which is part of enabling consolidation) which can be in the form of a virtual tape ...