Have you figured out the new buzzword trend for 2014 that starting ramping up
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.
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) industry term
might just take some pressure from the over-worked software defined "x" usage
(you pick "x" such as data center, networking, storage, marketing, etc).
This is good news as we now have IoX where "X" can be leveraged from Things
(IoT) and Devices (IoD) to People, Places, Protocols or P... (more)
How To Test Your HDD, SSD or All Flash Array (AFA) Storage Fundamentals
By Greg Schulz
Over at BizTech Magazine I have a new article 4 Ways to Performance-Test
Your New HDD or SSD that provides a quick guide to verifying or learning what
the speed characteristic of your new storage device are capable of.
Building off the basics, server storage I/O benchmark fundamentals
The four basic steps in the article are:
Plan what and how you are going to test (what's applicable for you) Decide on
a benchmarking tool (learn about various tools here) Test the test (find
bugs, errors before a ... (more)
Server and Storage I/O Benchmarking 101 for Smarties
This is the first of a series of posts and links to resources on server
storage I/O performance and benchmarking (view more and follow-up posts
The best I/O is the I/O that you do not have to do, the second best is the
one with the least impact as well as low overhead.
Drew Robb (@robbdrew) has a Data Storage Benchmarking Guide article over at
Enterprise Storage Forum that provides a good framework and summary quick
guide to server storage I/O benchmarking.
Data storage benchmarking can be quite esoteric in t... (more)
Cloud Expo on Ulitzer
Following on the heals of being named one of three EcoTech warriors earlier
in the year, and then number 5 in the top ten independent bloggers at
StorageMonkeys earlier this year (plus appearing on InfoSmack), the momentum
continues more recently being named as the 23rd out of the top 30 influential
virtualization bloggers by Cloud Computing Expo (www.cloudcomputingexpo.com)
and Ulitzer (www.ulitzer.com).
If that were not enough, I was also surprised to learn recently that I have
also made a debut appearance at number 79 in the Technobabble top 400 analyst ... (more)
Ever have blog roll DejaVu? If not, go visit various blogs and look at the
While some blog owners do a good job of keeping their blog rolls up to date
(for example the Storage Monkeys site) given their interests, preferences or
blog objectives, there are also many who appear to simply cut and paste blog
rolls from other sites (Not the Storage Monkeys) which have added
StorageIOblog to their blogroll.
Read the full post here