At Cisco Live Europe last week, we finally saw some of the results of the partnership between Cisco and Apple. It was stressed that this wasn’t the end-result of the collaboration, simply the first deliverable result. It’s interesting enough on its own to make we wonder what else is on the roadmap.
Storage quality of service (QoS) is a very hot topic in today’s market. As performance of storage arrays increases rapidly, the need to ensure consistent performance becomes increasingly important. In multitenancy environments, the need to ensure a minimum level of service for customers is crucial to the survival of the business. Why then is […]
Roger Lund of vBrainstorm comments: I had the change to meet with the CEO and Founder of Solidfire Dave Wright while at VMworld this year. Who is Solidfire? Well, I will overview that and share a interview I had with Dave shortly. Solid fire is a all-SSD Architecture platform, that scales and uses raid-less data […]
Enrico Signoretti of Juku comments: At the last Storage Field Day, two topics were discussed at almost every session: scale-out and QoS (Quality of Service). Ok about scale-out, we’ve been talking about its benefits, pros and cons for quite some time… but why is QoS so important? And why should you care about it? QoS […]
Virtualization of server, network, and storage services illuminates the link between physical resources and functional applications. A running virtual machine can instantly move from one server, network adapter, HBA, or LUN to another. And when it happens, traditional components have no idea how to react.
Data Center Ethernet (or DCB or CEE, depending on who you are) is a hot story these days and itâ€™s no wonder that misconceptions galore. However, when I hear several CCIEs I highly respect talk about â€œPriority Flow Control can be used to stop all th…
It has been an exciting month, some new details are emerging related to automated storage tiering, workload distributions, workflow automation, SLA’s, QoS and how Policy based storage management can help solve these challenges.