Hi Thwack, I'm Fabio Rapposelli, one of the thwack Ambassadors for the month of July, I'm a consultant on everything related to Storage and Virtualization, VMware Certified Design Expert #58, have a soft spot for storage startups and I'm also a recovering Networking guy :-).
In my years as a storage guy I've been exposed to some of the most eclectic way to keep track of your storage utilization and configuration: Text files, Excel spreadsheets, text-based Databases, Access files, home-grown full-fledged web applications and, last but not least, an RPG program running on an ancient AS/400 (!!!).
Sometimes, when the storage estate
Anyone in the IT infrastructure business is fully aware that flash memory is redefining how we think about performance, and not just storage itself.
With most applications, you're usually performance limited by the physical challenge of getting data into (and out of) the processor; shrinking I/O latency from milliseconds to microseconds means a huge boon for anyone concerned about cost-efficient performance.
As a result, flash is redrawing the storage landscape. Flash has found its way into traditional storage arrays
At the end of August 2012, Amazon Web Services released their latest service offering – a long-term archive service called Glacier. As a complement to their existing active data access service S3, Glacier provides long term storage for “cold” data – information that has to be retained for a long time but doesn’t require frequent access.Many organisations need to retain data in archive format for extended periods of time. This is for regulatory or compliance purposes or may simply be part of their normal business process. Good examples are medical, healthcare, financial or media (video and audio) data. Typically for many IT departments, backup
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VMware is discontinuing an unpopular server virtualization-licensing program and will focus on marketing vSphere and its other cloud computing products as a unified stack, CRN has learned.
In its upcoming release of vSphere 5.1, VMware is getting rid of vRAM entitlements, which debuted with vSphere 5 and determine how much memory
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