All posts by Greg Schulz

Revisiting RAID storage remains relevant and resources

Revisiting RAID storage remains relevant and resources
January 19, 2015 No Comments »

If RAID were really not relevant anymore (e.g. actually dead), why do some people spend so much time trying to convince others that it is dead or to use a different RAID level or enhanced RAID or beyond raid with ... Read More »

DIY converged server software defined storage on a budget using Lenovo TS140

DIY converged server software defined storage on a budget using  Lenovo TS140
January 15, 2015 No Comments »

Recently I put together a two-part series of some server storage I/O items to get a geek for a gift (read part I here and part II here) that also contain items that can be used for accessorizing servers such ... Read More »

Data Storage Tape Update V2014, Its Still Alive

Data Storage Tape Update V2014, Its Still Alive
January 14, 2015 No Comments »

  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 being declared dead for years to come, magnetic tape ... Read More »

Part II 2014 Server Storage I/O Geek Gift ideas

Part II 2014 Server Storage I/O Geek Gift ideas
January 12, 2015 No Comments »

This is part two of a two part series for what to get a geek for a gift, read part one here. KVM switch Not to be confused with a software defined network (SDN) switch for the KVM virtualization hypervisor, ... Read More »

Server Storage I/O Cables Connectors Chargers & other Geek Gifts

Server Storage I/O Cables Connectors Chargers & other Geek Gifts
January 9, 2015 No Comments »

This is part one of a two part series for what to get a geek for a gift, read part two here. It is that time of the year when annual predictions are made for the upcoming year, including those ... Read More »

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

Part II: Revisiting re:Invent 2014, Lambda and other AWS updates
January 8, 2015 No Comments »

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. AWS re:Invent announcements Announcements and enhancements made by AWS during re:Invent include: Key Management Service (KMS) ... Read More »

Is Computer Data Storage Complex? It Depends

Is Computer Data Storage Complex? It Depends
November 18, 2014 No Comments »

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 to Europe while being interviewed by a Dutch journalist in ... Read More »

Lenovo ThinkServer TD340 StorageIO lab Review

Lenovo ThinkServer TD340 StorageIO lab Review
November 11, 2014 No Comments »

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 review, and a few months back picked up another one. ... Read More »

Part II: Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review

Part II: Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD StorgeIO lab review
November 6, 2014 No Comments »

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 some Seagate 1200 12Gbs Enterprise SAS SSD’s as a follow-up to some earlier activity trying ... Read More »