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Data Storage Tape Update V2014, Its Still Alive By Greg Schulz Data Storage Tape Update V2014, It's Still Alive A year or so ago I did a piece tape is still alive, or at least in conversations and discussions. Despite being declared dead for decades, and will probably stay...
Part II: Revisiting re:Invent 2014, Lambda and other AWS updates By Greg Schulz Part II: Revisiting re:Invent 2014 and other AWS updates This is part two of a two-part series about Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2014 and other recent cloud updates, read part one here....
Cloud Conversations: Revisiting re:Invent 2014 and other AWS updates By Greg Schulz This is part one of a two-part series about Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2014 and other recent cloud updates, read part two here. Revisiting re:Invent 2014 and other AWS updates A...
November 2014 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter By Greg Schulz November 2014 ...
StorageIO Out and About Update - VMworld 2014 By Greg Schulz StorageIO Out and About Update - VMworld 2014 Here is a quick video montage or mash-up if you prefer that Cory Peden (aka the Server and StorageIO Intern @Studentof_IT) put together using some video that record...
Part II: Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review By Greg Schulz Part II: Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review This is the second post of a two part series, read the first post here. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to test drive...
Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review By Greg Schulz Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review This is the first post of a two part series, read the second post here. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to test drive some Seagate 1200...
Is Computer Data Storage Complex? It Depends By Greg Schulz Is Computer Data Storage Complex? It Depends I often get asked, or, told that computer data storage is complex with so many options to choose from, apples to oranges comparison among other things. On a recent trip ...
What does server storage I/O scaling mean to you? By Greg Schulz What does server storage I/O scaling mean to you? Scaling means different things to various people depending on the context or what it is referring to. For example, scaling can me having or doing more of somet...
Lenovo ThinkServer TD340 StorageIO lab Review By Greg Schulz Lenovo ThinkServer TD340 Server and StorageIO lab Review Earlier this year I did a review of the Lenovo ThinkServer TS140 in the StorageIO Labs (see the review here), in fact I ended up buying a TS140 after the ...
September October 2014 Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter By Greg Schulz September and Oct...
VMware Cisco EMC VCE Zen and now server storage I/O convergence By Greg Schulz VMware Cisco EMC VCE Zen and now server storage I/O convergence In case you have not heard, the joint initiative (JV) founded in the fall of 2009 between Intel VMware Cisco and EMC called VCE ...
Docker for Smarties (e.g. non-dummies) from VMworld 2014 By Greg Schulz Docker for Smarties (e.g. non-dummies) from VMworld 2014 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 rece...
SNIA announces Cloud Data Management Initiative (CDMI) V1.1 By Greg Schulz SNIA announces Cloud Data Management Initiative (CDMI) V1.1 In case you missed it, the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) recently released their version 1.1 of its Cloud Data Management I...
CompTIA needs input for their Storage+ certification, can you help? By Greg Schulz CompTIA needs input for their Storage+ certification, can you help? The CompTIA folks are looking for some comments and feedback from those who are involved with data storage in various way...
August 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Welcome to the August 2014 edition of the StorageIO Update (newsletter) containing trends perspectives on cloud, virtualization, software d...
VMware VVOL's and storage I/O fundamentals (Part II) By Greg Schulz
VMware VVOL's and storage I/O fundamentals (Part I) By Greg Schulz
Are VMware VVOL's in your virtual server and storage I/O future? By Greg Schulz
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 de...
July 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - July 2014 Welcome to the July 2014 edition of th...
AWS adds Zocalo Enterprise File Sync Share and Collaboration By Greg Schulz AWS adds Zocalo Enterprise File Sync Share and Collaboration In case you missed it today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced Zocalo an enterprise class storage and file sharing service. As you might...
June 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - June 2014 Welcome to the June 2014 edition of th...
April and May 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - April and May 2014 Welcome to the Apr...
Is there an information or data recession? Are you using less storage? (With Polls) By Greg Schulz Is there an information or data recession? Are you using less storage? (With Polls) Is there an information recession where you are creating, processing, moving or saving les...
Enterprise SSHD and Flash SSD Part of an Enterprise Tiered Storage Strategy By Greg Schulz Enterprise SSHD and Flash SSD Part of an Enterprise Tiered Storage Strategy The question to ask yourself is not if flash Solid State Device (SSD) technologies are in your future. Ins...
Chat with Cash Coleman talking ClearDB, cloud database and Johnny Cash By Greg Schulz Podcast with Cash Coleman talking ClearDB, cloud database and Johnny Cash In this episode from the SNIA DSI 2014 event I am joined by Cashton Coleman (@Cash_Coleman). Introducing Ca...
Data Storage Innovation Chat with SNIA Wayne Adams and David By Greg Schulz Data Storage Innovation Chat with SNIA Wayne Adams and David In this episode, SNIA Chairman Emeritus Wayne Adams and current Chairman David Dale join me in a conversation from the Data Storage Inno...
Part II: What I did with Lenovo TS140 in my Server and Storage I/O Review By Greg Schulz Part II: Lenovo TS140 Server and Storage I/O Review This is the second of a two part post series on my recent experiences with a Lenovo TS140 server, you can read part I here. What D...
Lenovo TS140 Server and Storage I/O Review By Greg Schulz Lenovo TS140 Server and Storage I/O Review This is a review that looks at my recent hands on experiences in using a TS140 (Model MT-M 70A4 - 001RUS) pedestal (aka tower) server that the Lenovo folks sent to me to u...
Nand flash SSD server storage I/O conversations By Greg Schulz Nand flash SSD server storage I/O conversations Now and then somebody asks me if I'm familiar with flash or nand flash Solid State Devices (SSD) technologies and trends. Having been involved with various typ...
Data Protection Diaries: March 31 World Backup Day is Restore Data Test Time By Greg Schulz World Backup Day Generating Awareness About Data Protection This World Backup Day piece is part of my ongoing Data Protection Diaries series of posts (www.dataprotecitondiaries.com...
Matt Vogt of Computex talks VMware vCOPs in his first ever podcast By Greg Schulz Matt Vogt of Computex talks VMware vCOPs on his first ever podcast In this episode from the Computex Rethink your Datacenter for 2017 planning and strategy event I am joined by Matt Vogt...
March 2014 StorageIO Update Newsletter : Cisco Cloud, VMware VSAN and More By Greg Schulz Industry Trends Perspectives: Cisco Cloud and VMware VSAN Welcome to the March 2014 edition of t...
Missing MH370 should remind us, do you know where your digital assets are? By Greg Schulz Missing MH370 should remind us, do you know where your digital assets are? I recently did a piece over at InformationSecurityBuzz called Dark Territories, Do You Know Where Your Inf...
Spring 2014 StorageIO Events and Activities Update By Greg Schulz Spring 2014 StorageIO Events and Activities Update Speaking of Old School, New School, Current and Future School, here are some upcoming events including live in-person as well as virtual or online StorageIO...
iVMcontrol iPhone VMware management, iTool or iToy? By Greg Schulz iVMcontrol iPhone VMware management, iTool or iToy? A few months back I was looking for a simple easy to use yet robust tool for accessing and managing my VMware environment from my iPhone. The reason being...
USENIX FAST (File and Storage Technologies) 2014 Conference Proceedings By Greg Schulz USENIX FAST (File and Storage Technologies) 2014 Conference Proceedings In case you missed it, the 12th annual USENIX conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST) was recently he...
Its Award Season: Time for 2014 top VMware and virtualization blog voting By Greg Schulz Its Award Season: Time for 2014 top VMware and virtualization blog voting It's that time of the year again for award season including with the recently wrapped up 2014 Winter Olympic...
If you are new school or old school, then will you be stuck on those school's of thought or advanced to the current and future schools? From the old school folks you will hear things along the lines of that is how we do or did it. Also you might hear things along the lines of lets use...