How fast is a hard disk drive? How about the various flavors of SATA and Fibre Channel? Check out this handy Pack Rat infographic to answer the question, "how fast is it?" … [Read more...] about How Fast Is It? A Storage Infographic
Archives for October 2010
Microsoft just released Office 2011 for Mac, and power users stuck with Office 2008 are really excited to upgrade. Pretty much anyone in a corporate setting has to use Office (sorry Apple and Google) so the Office 2011 upgrade is a Big Deal. I've been looking for the best deal on Office for Mac, and it's hard to beat Amazon. They've got free shipping, and are already … [Read more...] about Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac Is (Finally) Here!
Wrapping up this week, here are my shared items. My items: How To Get People To Share Your Tweets, Blog Posts, and Updates The Four Horsemen of Storage System Performance: I/O As a Chain of Bottlenecks From CAS to Cloud: Revolutionary Storage Niketown588: Coffee With Thomas Episode 12 - The Founder of Gestalt IT Enterprise IT: The end of RAID Flexible … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, October 29, 2010
I'll be tweeting about Flexible IT today at the invitation of NetApp. I'd like to open this "Twitterview" up to anyone else who wants to join the conversation, lest this become a useless exercise in talking to ourselves. We'll get online at 1 Eastern/10 Pacific (that's 10:30 PM for my friends in Kolkata) and will be using the #FlexibleIT hashtag. Note: If you hate this sort of … [Read more...] about Flexible IT “Twitterview” With NetApp
I'm an IT revolutionary. I talk all the time about the quaint backwards "state of the art" in enterprise IT, what with its (many) decades old protocols, paradigms, and practices. What we call modern is really just a charade of faked-out old-fashioned open systems infrastructure: Pretend servers talking to fake disks over frankenstein networking technology. What is Flexible … [Read more...] about Flexible IT and the Path to the Services Future