Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars

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Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars Join me in a series of in-person seminars driving ROI with cloud storage consolidation for unstructured file data. The post Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars appeared first on StorageIOblog.

2016 Going Dutch Cloud Virtualization Server Storage I/O Seminars

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Travel Fun Crossword Puzzle For VMworld 2017 Las Vegas

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Some of you may be traveling to VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas next week to sharpen, expand, refresh or share your VMware and data infrastructure tradecraft (skills, experiences, expertise, knowledge). Here is something fun to sharpen your VMware skills while traveling. The post Travel Fun Crossword Puzzle For VMworld 2017 Las Vegas appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Is Computer Data Storage Complex? It Depends

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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. backup BC and DR big data Cloud converged Education food fun I/O Networking IT Infrastructure Topics little data object storage perspective post server ssd Storage Architecture and Access tools Travel virtualization storage storage decision making

Technology and Travel

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Cody Bunch recently posted a quick round-up of what he carries when traveling, and just for fun I thought I’d do the same. Like Cody, I don’t know that I would consider myself a road warrior, but I have traveled a pretty fair amount. Visit the site for more information on virtualization, servers, storage, and other enterprise technologies. Technology and Travel.

Part III Dell Technology World 2018 Storage Announcement Details

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Part III Dell Technology World 2018 Storage Announcement Details This is Part III Dell Technology World 2018 Storage Announcement Details that is part of a five-post series (view part I here, part II here, part IV (PowerEdge MX Composable) here and part V here). Last week (April 30-May 3) I traveled to Las Vegas Nevada […] The post Part III Dell Technology World 2018 Storage Announcement Details appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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EMCworld 2015 How Do You Want Your Storage Wrapped?

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What Changes With Software-Defined Storage

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As a part of this series, we’ve already taken a look at the rationale and motivations behind software-defined storage , offered up a working definition, and taken a tour of the key elements found in our software-defined storage model.??. Storage Becomes Just Part Of What People Do??.

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

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Instead the questions are what type of NVM including NAND flash among other mediums will be deployed where, using what type of packaging or solutions (drives, cards, systems, appliances, cloud) for what role (as storage, primary memory, persistent cache) along with how much among others. The question is not if NVM is in your future, it is!

From Storage Products To Storage Workloads - Chuck's Blog

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From Storage Products To Storage Workloads. Take something as familiar as storage.    On the primary storage side, we've got at least four platforms (VMAX, VNX, Isilon and Atmos) with one more joining the party: XtremIO.  Storage -- The Big Picture.

Ruminations On The Storage Market - Chuck's Blog

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Ruminations On The Storage Market. At the end of last week, IDC published their latest storage market tracker.    Once you get past the obvious headlines (storage market is growing, EMC is growing share, etc.), Storage Does Well -- Again. Storage.

S3motion Buckets Containers Objects AWS S3 Cloud and EMCcode

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It’s springtime in Kentucky and recently I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Kendrick Coleman to talk about S3motion, Buckets, Containers, Objects, AWS S3, Cloud and Object Storage, node.js, EMCcode and open source among other related topics which are available in a podcast here, or video here and available at StorageIO.tv.

September October 2014 Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter

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Hello and welcome to this joint September and October Server and StorageIO update newsletter. Since the August newsletter, things have been busy with a mix of behind the scenes projects, as well as other activities including several webinars, on-line along with in-person events in the US as well as Europe.

December 2014 Server StorageIO Newsletter

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Server StorageIO September 2015 Update Newsletter

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Intel Micron 3D XPoint Evolving

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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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Microsoft Azure September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

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September was a busy month for data infrastructure topics as well as Microsoft in terms of new and enhanced technologies. Wrapping up September was Microsoft Ignite where Azure, Azure Stack, Windows, O365, AI, IoT, development tools announcements occurred, along with others from earlier in the month. The post Microsoft Azure September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Enterprise Storage Heats Up ? Again! - Chuck's Blog

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Enterprise Storage Heats Up – Again! Once you spend any time inside the storage marketplace, you'll come to appreciate there are many segments and subsegments.  A subsegment of this market appears to be heating up very quickly: the entry-level enterprise-class storage array.

Software-Defined Storage And The Potential For Disruption.

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Software-Defined Storage And The Potential For Disruption. I believe a similar pattern is brewing in our IT world -- two trends are on a collision course; with the likely result being a significant disruption in the storage sector. But what about storageStorage.

Fall 2018 Dutch Data Infrastructure Industry Trends Decision Making Seminars

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The workshops are being organized by Brouwer Storage Consultancy of Holland and will be […] The post Fall 2018 Dutch Data Infrastructure Industry Trends Decision Making Seminars appeared first on StorageIOblog. Fall 2018 Dutch Data Infrastructure Industry Trends Decision Making Seminars Fall 2018 Dutch Data Infrastructure Industry Trends Decision Making Seminars.

The Shape Of Today's Storage Market - Chuck's Blog

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The Shape Of Todays Storage Market.   IDC just released their storage market estimates for 2012 -- both Q4 and for the full year.  Consider it Storage Marketplace 101? All data here comes from the most recent IDC Worldwide Disk Storage Systems market estimate report. 

Going To EMC World? Interested In Software-Defined Storage.

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Interested In Software-Defined Storage? One of the bigger themes at EMC World this year will be software-defined storage : what is it, why does it matter, and what EMC is doing about it. Posted at 10:45 AM in EMC World 2013 , Storage , VMware | Permalink. Storage. Travel.

Cloud Conversations: Revisiting re:Invent 2014 and other AWS updates

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AWS made several announcements at re:invent including many around development tools, compute and data storage services. One of those to keep an eye on is cloud based Aurora relational database service that complement existing RDS tools. Aurora is positioned as an alternative to traditional SQL based transactional databases commonly found in enterprise environments (e.g. SQL Server among others).

2012: A Good Year In Storage For EMC - Chuck's Blog

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2012: A Good Year In Storage For EMC. There’s simply no arguing with the numbers – EMC continues to do very well indeed in the broader storage market and continuing to gain share in almost all sub-segments.  Posted at 08:45 AM in EMC Viewpoint , Storage , VNX | Permalink.

November 2014 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

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How EMC Views The Evolving Storage Market - Chuck's Blog

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How EMC Views The Evolving Storage Market. A while back, I shared how the industry analyst firm of IDC viewed the storage market.  As part of the recent EMC investor day , David Goulden shared a very detailed, behind-the-scenes EMC view of the evolving storage marketplace. 

Dell EMC VMware September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

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September was a busy month including VMworld in Las Vegas that featured many Dell EMC VMware (among other) software defined data infrastructure updates and announcements. The post Dell EMC VMware September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Part IV Dell Technology World 2018 PowerEdge MX Gen-Z Composable Infrastructure

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Last week (April 30-May 3) I traveled to Las Vegas […] The post Part IV Dell Technology World 2018 PowerEdge MX Gen-Z Composable Infrastructure appeared first on StorageIOblog. Part IV Dell Technology World 2018 PowerEdge MX Gen-Z Composable Infrastructure This is Part IV Dell Technology World 2018 PowerEdge MX Gen-Z Composable Infrastructure that is part of a five-post series (view part I here, part II here, part III here and part V here).

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August Server StorageIO Update Newsletter – NVM and Flash SSD Focus

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This months feature topic theme is Non Volatile Memory (NVM) which includes technologies such as NAND flash commonly used in Solid State Devices (SSDs) storage today, as well as in USB thumb drive, mobile and hand-held devices among many other uses. NVM spans servers, storage, I/O devices along with mobile and handheld among many other technologies.

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Pluggable Databases Vs. Database Virtualization - Chuck's Blog

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Pluggable Databases Vs. Database Virtualization. Take virtualization -- as applied to servers.   A second camp decided to add server virtualization features to their existing operating systems. To see a comparison of database virtualization technologies check out.

March 2014 StorageIO Update Newsletter : Cisco Cloud, VMware VSAN and More

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Another industry activity involving servers storage I/O networking hardware software and virtualization (aka software defined) was the general announcement (GA) by VMware of Virtual SAN (VSAN). Some recent industry activity has included Cisco announcing its Cloud intentions (e.g. more than simply selling servers and networking hardware).

Data Infrastructure Resource Links cloud data protection tradecraft trends

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Data Infrastructure Resource Links Server Storage I/O Network By Greg Schulz – www.storageioblog.com January 25, 2018 Various data infrastructure resource links. Where to learn more politics and storage or storage in an election year v2008 sherwood becomes atrato updated look and feel chargeback […] The post Data Infrastructure Resource Links cloud data protection tradecraft trends appeared first on StorageIOblog.

September and October 2016 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

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Welcome to the September and October Server StorageIO Update Newsletter covering IT and Data Infrastructure spanning hardware, software, cloud, managed and software defined data infrastructure topics. The post September and October 2016 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Spring 2014 StorageIO Events and Activities Update

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The current calendar which continues to be updated includes a mix of webinars (playback are available), and live events covering data infrastructure topics from cloud, virtual, physical and software defined across servers, storage I/O networking, SSD, performance, object storage and data protection among other related themes.

Getting Caught Up What Happened In September 2017

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Getting Caught Up What Happened In September 2017 September 28, 2017 – 10:04 pm Print Friendly, PDF & Email server storage I/O data infrastructure trends Getting Caught Up, What Happened In September? Seems like just yesterday it was the end of August with the start of VMworld in Las Vegas, now its the end of September and Microsoft Ignite in Orlando is wrapping up.

September 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

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With September being generally known as back to school month, the two September event bookends were VMware VMworld and Microsoft Ignite with many other things in between. The post September 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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May 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

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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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January 2017 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

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There is a lot going on, in and around data infrastructure server, storage, and I/O networking connectivity from a hardware, software, and services perceptive. From consumer to small/medium business (SMB), enterprise to web-scale and cloud-managed service providers, physical to virtual, spanning structured database (aka “little data”) to unstructured big data and very big fast data, a lot is happening today.

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June 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter

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Even with flash SSD vendor and technology consolidation, this is in no way an indication of the health of the market. Quite the opposite in that flash SSD has a very bright future and we are still in the relative early phase or waves and flash will be in your future. The question remains how much, when, where, with what and from whom. Needless to say there is plenty of SSD related hardware and software activity occurring in the StorageIO labs as well as StorageIO.com/SSD;).

April and May 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter

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Welcome to the April and May 2014 edition of the StorageIO Update (newsletter) containing trends perspectives on cloud, virtualization and data infrastructure topics. In this edition there is coverage of vendors technology announcements, trends, earnings results and much more. The post April and May 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Part II: Revisiting re:Invent 2014, Lambda and other AWS updates

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August 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

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Its end of summer season here in north america which means wrapping up holidays, vacations, back to school shopping (and going to school), as well as the start of the fall IT technology conference season. VMworld 2017 USA is this week in Las Vegas and there will be several announcements coming out of that event. The post August 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter appeared first on StorageIOblog.

The Seven Shifts In Storage - Chuck's Blog

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The Seven Shifts In Storage. Of all the foundational infrastructure technologies; none appears to be changing faster than storage.    More storage, please. One of the questions I get asked is -- what are the big shifts currently going on in the storage world?