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Greg Schulz

Greg Schulz
Greg Schulz is Founder and Sr. Consulting Analyst of independent IT advisory consultancy firm Server StorageIO and UnlimitedIO LLC (e.g. StorageIO®). He has worked in IT for an electrical utility, financial services, and transportation firms in roles ranging from business applications development to systems management, architecture, strategy, performance, and capacity planning. Mr. Schulz is the author of the new book “Software-Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials” (CRC Press). Greg is also the author of the Intel Recommended Reading List books “Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking” and “The Green and Virtual Data Center” via CRC Press and “Resilient Storage Networks” (Elsevier). Greg has a new book due out spring 2017 “Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials” (CRC) and is also a Microsoft MVP as well as VMware vSAN vExpert.

Did you want a side of SLBS (server less BS) with your software or hardware FUD?

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Did you want a side of SLBS with your software or hardware FUD? Did you want a side of SLBS (serverless BS) with your software or hardware FUD? A few years ago a popular industry buzzword term theme included server less and hardware less. It turns out, serverless BS (SLBS) and hardware less are still […]

Popular Viewed StorageIO Blog Posts During 2016

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The following are some of the more popular viewed posts from StorageIOblog.com during 2016. Big Files and Lots of Little File Processing and Benchmarking with Vdbench – Need to test, validate, compare, contrast or simply apply workload to file systems, NAS or other file-based access? Want the flexibility and simplicity to software define your benchmark […]

What Does Converged (CI) and Hyperconverged (HCI) Mean to Storage I/O?

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Converged Infrastructure (CI), Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) along with Cluster or Cloud In Box (CIB) are popular trend topics that have gained both industry and customer adoption as part of data infrastructures. Data Infrastructures exists to support business, cloud and information technology (IT) among other applications that transform data into information or services. The fundamental role […]

If the Answer is NVMe, then what were and are the questions?

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If the Answer is NVMe, then what were and are the questions? If NVMe is the answer, then what were and are the various questions that should be asked? Some of the common questions include what is the difference between NVM and NVMe? Is NVMe only for servers, does NVMe require fabrics and what benefit […]

SSD, Flash, Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Storage Trends Tips Topics

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Will 2017 be there year of solid state device (SSD), all flash, or all Non-volatile memory (NVM) based storage data centers and data infrastructures? Recently I did a piece over at InfoStor looking at SSD trends, tips and related topics. SSDs of some type, shape and form are in your future, if they are not […]

Cloud and Object storage are in your future, what are some questions?

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Cloud and Object storage are in your future, what are some questions? IMHO there is no doubt that cloud and object storage are in your future, what are some questions? Granted, what type of cloud and object storage or service along with for work or entertainment are some questions. Likewise, what are your cloud and […]

Overview Review of Microsoft ReFS (Reliable File System) and Resource Links

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This is an overview review of Microsoft ReFS (Resilient File System) along with some resource links. ReFS is part of some Windows operating system platforms including Server 2016. Some context here is that review can mean an in-depth deep dive product or technology review, while another meaning is to simply to refresh what you may […]

Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016

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In case you had not heard, Microsoft announced the general availability (GA, also known as Release To Manufacturing (RTM) ) of the newest version of its Windows server operating system aka Windows Server 2016 along with System Center 2016. Note that as well as being released to traditional manufacturing distribution mediums as well as MSDN, […]

Data Infrastructure Primer and Overview (Its Whats Inside The Data Center)

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Data Infrastructure Primer and Overview Data Infrastructures exists to support business, cloud and information technology (IT) among other applications that transform data into information or services. The fundamental role of data infrastructures is to provide a platform environment for applications and data that is resilient, flexible, scalable, agile, efficient as well as cost-effective. Put another […]

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