Category Archives: Storage

Audio Recording #325 – vSphere 6.0 upgrade 

Friends, What a year! Just can’t believe we’re in June already and still haven’t gone around the 6.0 upgrade. Had the opportunity to chat with the folks at VMware about the upgrade surrounding 6.0. Open conversation, interesting to see the … Continue reading

Posted in compute power, Converged infrastructures, Datacenter, Hybrid infrastructures, Monitoring, SDDC, Server virtualization, Storage, Uncategorized, vExpert, vmware | Leave a comment

Choosing hardware for use as an ESXi host

In today’s workloads higher demands and expectations from our business, choosing the appropriate hardware is not what it used to be. True that a server is a server, and as I always say, all manufacturers are working within the same … Continue reading

Posted in blades, compute power, Converged infrastructures, Datacenter, Engineering, Hybrid infrastructures, memory, platform, processors, rackmounts, SDDC, Server virtualization, SSD, Storage, Storage virtualization, vmware | 1 Comment

Audit your Data: Take a step back, think and analyze.

Taking a step back  Now that some of the largest storage conferences have seen the largest audience ever in Las Vegas, I think it’s time to take a step back and brainstorm a little about why we were so many … Continue reading

Posted in Audit, Backup-Restores, Big data, Cloud, Datacenter, HealthCheck, Services, Storage, Storage virtualization, structured data, unstructured data | Leave a comment

Are we failing the true business needs? PART3

 The Storage Pillar The datacenter operating system discussed last week (https://florenttastet.wordpress.com/2014/04/06/are-we-failing-the-true-business-needs-part2/) is da strong pillar of business requirements and now more than ever as datacenters are almost entirely virtualized from the servers to the end points, and while at it, … Continue reading

Posted in Backup-Restores, Big data, Cloud, Datacenter, End User Computing, SDDC, SDS, Server virtualization, SSD, Storage, Storage virtualization, structured data, unstructured data, Virtual desktop, vmware | 5 Comments