All posts by Greg Schulz

Some August 2015 Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure Cloud Updates

Some August 2015 Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure Cloud Updates
September 11, 2015 1 Comment »

Cloud Services Providers continue to extend their feature, function and capabilities and the following are two examples. Being a customer of both Amazon Web Services (AWS) as well as Microsoft Azure (among others), I receive monthly news updates about service ... Read More »

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

Non Volatile Memory (NVM), NVMe, Flash Memory Summit and SSD updates
September 9, 2015 No Comments »

I attended the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara CA last week and not surprisingly there were many announcements about Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) along with related enabling technologies. Some of these announcements were component based intended for original equipment manufactures ... Read More »

Supermicro CSE-M14TQC Use your media bay to add 12 Gbps SAS SSD drives to your server

Supermicro CSE-M14TQC Use your media bay to add 12 Gbps SAS SSD drives to your server
September 8, 2015 2 Comments »

Do you have a computer server, workstation or mini-tower PC that needs to have more 2.5″ form factor hard disk drive (HDD), solid state device (SSD) or hybrid flash drives added yet no expansion space? Do you also want or ... Read More »

Breaking the VMware ESXi 5.5 ACPI boot loop on Lenovo TD350

Breaking the VMware ESXi 5.5 ACPI boot loop on Lenovo TD350
September 5, 2015 No Comments »

Do you have a Lenovo TD350 or for that many other servers that when trying to load or run VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5 u2 (or other versions) and run into the boot loop at the “Initializing ACPI” point? VMware ACPI ... Read More »

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

Intel and Micron unveil new 3D XPoint Non Volatie Memory (NVM) for servers and storage
September 3, 2015 No Comments »

This is the first of a three-part series on the recent Intel and Micron 3D XPoint server storage memory announcement. Read Part II here and Part III here. In a webcast the other day, Intel and Micron announced new 3D ... Read More »

EMCworld 2015 How Do You Want Your Storage Wrapped?

EMCworld 2015 How Do You Want Your Storage Wrapped?
September 1, 2015 No Comments »

Back in early May I was invited by EMC to attend EMCworld 2015 which included both the public sessions, as well as several NDA based discussions. Keep in mind that there is the known, there is the unknown (or assumed ... Read More »

VMware vCloud Air Server StorageIOlab Test Drive with videos

VMware vCloud Air Server StorageIOlab Test Drive with videos
August 31, 2015 1 Comment »

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 »

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