All posts by Greg Schulz

VMware vCloud Air Server StorageIOlab Test Drive with videos

VMware vCloud Air Server StorageIOlab Test Drive with videos
August 31, 2015 No Comments »

Recently I was invited by VMware vCloud Air to do a free hands-on test drive of their actual production environment. Some of you may already being using VMware vSphere, vRealize and other software defined data center (SDDC) aka Virtual Server ... Read More »

Modernizing Data Protection = Using new and old things in new ways

Modernizing Data Protection = Using new and old things in new ways
August 29, 2015 1 Comment »

This is part of an ongoing series of posts that part of www.dataprotectiondiaries.com on data protection including archiving, backup/restore, business continuance (BC), business resiliency (BC), data footprint reduction (DFR), disaster recovery (DR), High Availability (HA) along with related themes, tools, ... Read More »

Data Protection Diaries: Are your restores ready for World Backup Day 2015?

Data Protection Diaries: Are your restores ready for World Backup Day 2015?
August 28, 2015 No Comments »

This is part of an ongoing data protection diaries series of post about, well, data protection and what I’m doing pertaining to World Backup Day 2015. In case you forgot or did not know, World Backup Day is March 31 ... Read More »

S3motion Buckets Containers Objects AWS S3 Cloud and EMCcode

S3motion Buckets Containers Objects AWS S3 Cloud and EMCcode
August 25, 2015 No Comments »

S3motion Buckets Containers Objects AWS S3 Cloud and EMCcode 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, ... Read More »

Cloud Conversations: AWS EFS Elastic File System (Cloud NAS) First Preview Look

Cloud Conversations: AWS EFS Elastic File System (Cloud NAS) First Preview Look
August 24, 2015 No Comments »

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced (preview) new Elastic File System (EFS) providing Network File System (NFS) NAS (Network Attached Storage) capabilities for AWS Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) instances. EFS AWS compliments other AWS storage offerings including Simple Storage Service ... Read More »

Server and Storage I/O Benchmark Tools: Microsoft Diskspd

Server and Storage I/O Benchmark Tools: Microsoft Diskspd
April 23, 2015 No Comments »

This is part-one of a two-part post pertaining Microsoft Diskspd.that is also part of a broader series focused on server storage I/O benchmarking, performance, capacity planning, tools and related technologies. You can view part-two of this post here, along with ... Read More »

Server and Storage I/O Benchmarking and Performance Resources

Server and Storage I/O Benchmarking and Performance Resources
April 14, 2015 No Comments »

The following are a list of various articles, tips, post and other resources about server storage I/O performance benchmarking for legacy, virtual, cloud and software defined environments along with associated tools. The best server and storage I/O (input/output operation) is ... Read More »

VMware announces vSphere V6 and associated virtualization technologies

VMware announces vSphere V6 and associated virtualization technologies
April 9, 2015 No Comments »

VMware has announced version 6 (V6) of its software defined data center (SDDC) server virtualization hypervisor called vSphere aka ESXi. In addition to a new version of its software defined server hypervisor along with companion software defined management and convergence ... Read More »

Server and Storage I/O Benchmarking 101 for Smarties

Server and Storage I/O Benchmarking 101 for Smarties
April 3, 2015 No Comments »

This is the first of a series of posts and links to resources on server storage I/O performance and benchmarking (view more and follow-up posts here). The best I/O is the I/O that you do not have to do, the ... Read More »