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Docker for Smarties (e.g. non-dummies) from VMworld 2014 By Greg Schulz In this Industry Trends Perspectives video pod cast episode (On YouTube) I had a chance to visit with Nathan LeClaire of docker.com at the recent VMworld 2014 in San Francisco for a quick overview of docker and containers are about, what you need to know and where to find more information. Check out this StorageIO Industry Trends Perspective episode "Docker for Smarties" aka not for dummies via YouTube by clicking here or on the image below. For those not familiar with Docker Docker overview Three things to know about Docker Checkout the Docker for non-dummies video here. What's your take, is docker in your future or are you already using it? Ok, nuff said (for now) Cheers gs Greg Schulz - Author Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Pres... (more)

January 2015 Server StorageIO Industry Trends Newsletter

January 2015 Server StorageIO Industry Trends Newsletter By Greg Schulz Volume 15, Issue I Hello and welcome to this January 2015 Server and StorageIO update newsletter. Its 2015 and the new year is off and running picking up where 2014 left off. January is typically a relatively quiet month when it comes to technology announcements and other industry activity. However January is also time where there is a lot going on behind the scenes. This means that there are many things to watch for in the coming months, weeks or perhaps even days. Commentary In The News Following are som... (more)

Server storage I/O Intel NUC nick knack notes - First impressions

Server storage I/O Intel NUC nick knack notes - First impressions By Greg Schulz Server storage I/O Intel NUC nick knack notes - First impressions This is the first of a two-part (part II here) series of my experiences (and impressions) using an Intel NUC ( a 4th generation model) for various things about cloud, virtual, physical and software defined server storage I/O networking. The NUC has been around new for a few years and continues to evolve and recently I bought my first one (e.g. a 4th generation model) to join some other servers that I have. My reason for getting a NUC i... (more)

IoD, IoT, IoE, IoS, IoP, IoU and IoX Are in Your Future | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Have you figured out the new buzzword trend for 2014 that starting ramping up in 2013? Yup, it's Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Devicess (IoD) Assuming that IoT, IoD and other variations catch on which looks like they will, this could bring relief and rest for the over-worked Big Data and Software Defined "X" buzzword bingo bandwagon usage. Introducing IoX? For those not familiar with Software Defined "X", simply replace "X" with your favorite term such as Data Center (SDDC), Networking (SDN), Storage (SDS), Marketing, (SDM) among others.as the new IT (and beyond) indus... (more)

Despite being declared dead, Fibre Channel continues to evolve with FC-BB-6

Despite being declared dead, Fibre Channel continues to evolve with FC-BB-6 By Greg Schulz Despite being declared dead, Fibre Channel continues to evolve with FC-BB-6 Like many technologies that have been around for more than a decade or two, they often get declared dead when something new appears and Fibre Channel (FC) for networking with your servers and storage falls into that category. It seems like just yesterday when iSCSI was appearing on the storage networking scene in the early 2000s that FC was declared dead yet it remains and continues to evolve including moving over Eth... (more)