3D XPoint et al to force architecture and software changes

Computer Weekly

New solid state technologies such as 3D XPoint will be a second tier of memory, bringing change to hardware architectures and software to be rewritten, says SNIA solid state group chair

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Intel Micron 3D XPoint Evolving

Storage IO Blog

Intel Micron 3D XPoint Evolving Intel Micron 3D XPoint Evolving Major memory classes or categories timeline (Image via Intel and Micron) Co-Creators of 3D XPoint the next generation of non-volatile memory (NVM) also known as storage class memory (SCM) or Persistent Memory (PMEM) have announced they will complete joint development of second-generation technology, then pursue […] The post Intel Micron 3D XPoint Evolving appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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3D Printing: What should CIOs do?

CIO Dashboard

Innovation initiatives and interest in 3D printing are at an all-time high. In our recent analysis we forecast that 3D printing will change the game when it pivots from prototyping to producing finished products or product components. Technology Innovation 3D printing CIO cios

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Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture

Storage IO Blog

Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture Dell EMC today announced with a tag line IT Unbound their new PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture slated for general availability September 21, 2018. Previewed earlier this year at Dell Technology World in Las Vegas, PowerEdge MX 7000 is a new family […] The post Dell EMC PowerEdge MX 7000 Kinetic Based Data Infrastructure Architecture appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Intel and Micron unveil new 3D XPoint Non Volatie Memory (NVM) for servers and storage

Storage IO Blog

In a webcast the other day, Intel and Micron announced new 3D XPoint non-volatile memory (NVM) that can be used for both primary main memory (e.g. Note that this announcement while having the common term 3D in it is different from the earlier Intel and Micron announcement about 3D NAND flash (read more about that here).

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Part II – Intel and Micron new 3D XPoint server and storage NVM

Storage IO Blog

3D XPoint is not NAND flash, it is also not NVRAM or DRAM, it’s a new class of NVM that can be used for server class main memory with persistency, or as persistent data storage among other uses (cell phones, automobiles, appliances and other electronics). In addition, 3D XPoint is more durable with a longer useful life for writing and storing data vs. NAND flash.

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Interactive 3D Tour – the effect of full presence!

Galido

Active introduction of 3D technologies into commercial sphere can allow achieving great success. One of the unique, effective and efficient tools is interactive 3D tours. 3D tour is created using Unreal engine or Lumion technology.

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Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Test Drive Review #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Microsoft Azure Data Box Test Drive #blogtobertech Microsoft Azure Data Box Test Drive is part three of four series looking at Data Box. View Part 1 Microsoft announced Azure Data Box updates, Part 2 Microsoft Azure Data Box Family, and Part 4 Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Impressions. Getting Started The workflow for using Data […] The post Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Test Drive Review #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

How I saved money storing more data on aws s3 simple storage service #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

How I saved money storing more data on aws s3 simple storage service #blogtobertech How I saved money storing more data on aws s3 simple storage service is an example of reducing cloud costs as opposed to merely cutting cloud costs. What this means is that instead of just cutting my cloud storage costs with […] The post How I saved money storing more data on aws s3 simple storage service #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs #blogtobertech The following are Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs. In some cases, reducing your cloud costs means spending the same yet getting more value and resources that provide a business benefit. For example, paying the same yet upgrading to fewer, faster servers, […] The post Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Impressions #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Test Drive Impressions #blogtobertech Data Box Disk Test Drive Impressions is the last of a four-post series looking at Microsoft Azure Data Box. View Part 1 Microsoft announced Azure Data Box updates, Part 2 Microsoft Azure Data Box Family, and Part 3 Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Test Drive Review. […] The post Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Impressions #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Microsoft Azure Data Box Family #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Microsoft Azure Data Box Family #blogtobertech Microsoft Azure Data Box Family is part two of a four-part series looking at Data Box. View Part 1 Microsoft announced Azure Data Box updates, Part 3 Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Test Drive Review, Part 4 Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Impressions. Microsoft Azure Data Box Overview Microsoft […] The post Microsoft Azure Data Box Family #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Cloud File Data Storage Consolidation and Economic Comparison Model #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Cloud File Data Storage Consolidation and Economic Comparison Model #blogtobertech The following is a new Industry Trends Perspective White Paper Report titled Cloud File Data Storage Consolidation and Economic Comparison Model.

Microsoft announced Azure Data Box updates #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Microsoft announced Azure Data Box updates – #blogtobertech Microsoft announced Azure Data Box is the first in a series of four posts looking at Data Box including a test drive experience. View Part 2 Microsoft Azure Data Box Family, Part 3 Microsoft Azure Data Box Disk Test Drive Review, Part 4 Microsoft Azure Data Box […] The post Microsoft announced Azure Data Box updates #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Not Dead Yet Zombie Technology (Declared Dead yet still alive) October 2018 Update #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Not Dead Yet Zombie Technology (Declared Dead yet still alive) October 2018 Update #blogtobertech Not Dead Yet Zombie Technology (Declared Dead yet still alive) October 2018 Update. Musician Phil Collins has an excellent name for his current tour Not Dead Yet which is a reminder that he is still alive and performing, at least one […] The post Not Dead Yet Zombie Technology (Declared Dead yet still alive) October 2018 Update #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future #blogtober

Storage IO Blog

Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future #blogtober A few weeks ago I was invited to present a keynote at the 1st annual Minnesota VMware User Group (VMUG) Super VMUG mega event in Minneapolis titled Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future (download PDF presentation here). Key […] The post Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future #blogtober appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Fall 2018 Dutch Data Infrastructure Industry Trends Decision Making Seminars

Storage IO Blog

Fall 2018 Dutch Data Infrastructure Industry Trends Decision Making Seminars Fall 2018 Dutch Data Infrastructure Industry Trends Decision Making Seminars. There is still time to register for the fall 2018 Dutch data infrastructure industry trends decision-making seminars November 27th and 28th.

Solving Application Server Storage I/O Performance Bottlenecks Webinar

Storage IO Blog

Solving Application Server Storage I/O Performance Bottlenecks Webinar Solving Application Server Storage I/O Performance Bottlenecks Webinar The best I/O is the one you do not have to do, the second best is the one with least server I/O and storage overhead along with application performance bottleneck impact. Fast applications need fast servers, storage, I/O networking […] The post Solving Application Server Storage I/O Performance Bottlenecks Webinar appeared first on StorageIOblog.

If the Answer is NVMe, then what were and are the questions?

Storage IO Blog

announcement BC and DR big data Cloud Comment converged convergence I/O Networking IT Industry Activity IT Infrastructure Topics metrics object storage Performance and Capacity post server ssd Storage and Storage Management Tools Storage Architecture and Access tools virtualization 3D XPoint FC-NVMe FLASH hyper-v m.2 If NVMe is the answer, then what were and are the various questions that should be asked?

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Server StorageIO 2018 VMworld Data Infrastructure Buzzword Bingo Puzzle

Storage IO Blog

Server StorageIO 2018 VMworld Data Infrastructure Buzzword Bingo Puzzle Following up from last years 2017 crossword puzzle for travel fun, here is the Server StorageIO 2018 VMworld Data Infrastructure Buzzword Bingo Puzzle (click on the below image for PDF version that includes answers). The Server StorageIO 2018 VMworld Data Infrastructure Buzzword Bingo Puzzle can be […] The post Server StorageIO 2018 VMworld Data Infrastructure Buzzword Bingo Puzzle appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Catching Up With Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements

Storage IO Blog

Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements Time for some catching up with summer 2018 IBM cloudy software defined storage announcements that were made earlier this week. The Share Event (Mainframe centric) is occurring this week in St. Louis. Thus, it is no surprise that it is time for catching up with summer 2018 […] The post Catching Up With Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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AWS Snowball Edge SBE Converged Cloud Storage Appliance

Storage IO Blog

AWS Snowball Edge SBE Converged Cloud Storage Appliance AWS Snowball Edge SBE Converged Cloud Storage Appliance As part of extending their cloud platform reach, recent Amazon Web Services (AWS) announcements include AWS Snowball Edge SBE Converged Cloud Storage Appliance. Snowball Edge (SBE) has evolved from its previous focus as a data transfer, migration platform appliance […] The post AWS Snowball Edge SBE Converged Cloud Storage Appliance appeared first on StorageIOblog.

IBM announces new Power9 processor based E950 E980 server systems

Storage IO Blog

IBM announces new Power9 processor based E950 E980 server systems IBM announces new Power9 processor based E950 E980 server systems. As a single server or node, the Power9 E950 supports up to four (4) CPU processor sockets each with multiple cores. An E980 system comprises up to four E950 based systems as a solution. The […] The post IBM announces new Power9 processor based E950 E980 server systems appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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July 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

July 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter Volume 18, Issue 7 (July 2018) Hello and welcome to the July 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter. In cased you missed it, the June 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter can be viewed here ( HTML and PDF). In this issue buzzwords topics include […] The post July 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates

Storage IO Blog

Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates continue to expand feature, functionality, service capabilities of the public cloud providers capabilities across various geographies. Recent AWS updates include Snowball Edge (SBE) that adds local, on-site, on-premises aka on-prem EC2 compute capabilities as […] The post Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Google Cloud Platform GCP announced new Los Angeles Region

Storage IO Blog

Google Cloud Platform GCP announced new Los Angeles Region Google Cloud Platform GCP announced new Los Angeles Region Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has announced a new Los Angeles Region (e.g., uswest-2) with three initial Availability Zones (AZ) also known as data centers. Keep in mind that a region is a geographic area that is made […] The post Google Cloud Platform GCP announced new Los Angeles Region appeared first on StorageIOblog.

2018 Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors to Watch

Storage IO Blog

2018 Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors to Watch 2018 Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors to Watch Here is the 2018 Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors To Watch which includes startups as well as established vendors doing new things. This piece follows last year’s hot favorite trending data infrastructure vendors […] The post 2018 Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors to Watch appeared first on StorageIOblog.

CTOvision Readers Authorized Free Access to Udemy’s V-Ray Course

CTOvision

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio Max) is a professional 3D computer graphics program for making 3D animations, models, games and images. V-Ray is a 3D rendering engine that provides fast creation and rendering solutions for CGI, 3D animation and virtual reality.

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Dell Technologies Announces Class V VMware Tracking Stock exchange for stock or cash

Storage IO Blog

Dell Technologies Announces Class V VMware Tracking Stock exchange for stock or cash Dell Technologies Announces Class V VMware Tracking Stock exchange for stock or cash. Image via Dell Technologies Summary of Dell transaction announcement includes: VMware declares an $11 Billion USD cash dividend pro rata to all VMware stock holders.

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June 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

June 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter Volume 18, Issue 6 (June 2018) Hello and welcome to the June 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter. In cased you missed it, the May 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter can be viewed here (HTML and PDF). In this issue buzzwords topics include AI, […] The post June 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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Use Intel Optane NVMe U.2 SFF 8639 SSD drive in PCIe slot

Storage IO Blog

announcement backup BC and DR big data Cloud converged convergence database Education I/O Networking IT Industry Activity IT Infrastructure Topics little data metrics object storage Performance and Capacity post review server ssd Storage and Storage Management Tools Storage Architecture and Access tools virtualization 3D XPoint 8639 ableconn AiC esxi fibre channel FLASH I/O iop m.2 Use NVMe U.2

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Announcing Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event

Storage IO Blog

Announcing Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event Announcing Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event Microsoft will be hosting a free (no registration required) half day virtual (e.g. online) Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event June 26, 2018 starting at 9AM PT. As part of its continued focus on supporting hybrid strategy spanning on-premise Windows Server […] The post Announcing Windows Server Summit Virtual Online Event appeared first on StorageIOblog.

May 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

May 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter Volume 18, Issue 5 (May 2018) Hello and welcome to the May 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter. In cased you missed it, the April 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter can be viewed here (HTML and PDF). May has been a busy month with […] The post May 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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Some popular viewed storageioblog posts during 2016

Storage IO Blog

Some of the popular posts for 2016 are perennial favorites and based on experience will probably appear on the 2017 list. However there are also several new posts that appeared in 2016 that I suspect will also appear on the 2017 version of the above list, along with new content from 2017. The post Some popular viewed storageioblog posts during 2016 appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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VMware vSAN 6.6 hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure

Storage IO Blog

VMware vSAN 6.6 hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure In case you missed it, VMware announced vSAN v6.6 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software defined data infrastructure solution. This is the first of a five-part series about VMware vSAN V6.6. Part II (just the speeds feeds please) is located here, part III (reducing cost and complexity) located […] The post VMware vSAN 6.6