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 ...

Overview Review of Microsoft ReFS (Reliable File System) and resource links

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

This is an overview review of Microsoft ReFS (Resilient File System) along with some resource links. ReFS is part of some Windows operating system platforms including Server 2016. Some context here is that review can mean an in-depth deep dive product or technology review, while another meaning is to simply to ...

Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 eventsHere is the updated Server StorageIO fall 2016 webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O network, performance and data protection among other topics. December 7, 2016 - Webinar 11AM PT - ...

NetApp Announces ONTAP 9 software defined storage management

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

NetApp Announces ONTAP 9 software defined storage managementNetApp has announced ONTAP 9 the latest version or generation of their storage software that defines and powers ONTAP storage systems and appliances (e.g. those known by some as FAS among others). The major theme of ONTAP 9 is simple anywhere eluding ...

Software Defined Storage Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) Algorithms + Data Structures

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Software Defined Storage Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) Algorithms + Data StructuresFor those who are into, or simply like to talk about software defined storage (SDS), APIs, Windows, Virtual Hard Disks (VHD) or VHDX, or Hyper-V among other related themes, have you ever actually looked at the specification for VHDX? If ...

Non Volatile Memory (NVM), NVMe, Flash Memory Summit and SSD updates

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Non Volatile Memory (NVM), NVMe, Flash Memory Summit and SSD updates I attended the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara CA last week and not surprisingly there were many announcements about Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) along with related enabling technologies. Some of these announcements were component based intended for original equipment ...

DIY converged server software defined storage on a budget using Lenovo TS140

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Attention DIY Converged Server Storage Bargain Shoppers Software defined storage on a budget with Lenovo TS140Recently I put together a two-part series of some server storage I/O items to get a geek for a gift (read part I here and part II here) that also contain items that can be used ...

September October 2014 Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

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July 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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June 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - June 2014Welcome to the June 2014 edition of the StorageIO Update (newsletter) containing trends perspectives on cloud, virtualization and data infrastructure topics. June has been busy on many fronts with lots of activities, not to mention spring and summer are finally here in the ...

Welcome to the Cloud Bulk Object Storage Resources Center

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Cloud Bulk Big Data Software Defined Object Storage ResourcesUpdated 1/21/2018Welcome to the Cloud, Big Data, Software Defined, Bulk and Object Storage Resources Center Page objectstoragecenter.com. This object storage resources, along with software defined, cloud, bulk, and scale-out storage page is part of the server StorageIOblog microsite collection of resources. Software-defined, Bulk, ...