After Storage Field Day this week, I'm back out on the road May 1 and 2 in Chicago and Milwaukee for two more in my Building Virtual Infrastructure seminar series. Produced in conjunction with Truth in IT, this series focuses on challenging conventional wisdom in data center infrastructure for server virtualization. It's also a bit of a refresher course on the unique features … [Read more...] about Building Virtual Infrastructure – Chicago and Milwaukee
Seagate has definitely gotten the attention of road warriors and storage nerds with their Momentus XT hybrid hard disk drive. Many agree with Brent Ozar, who called for it to be a standard component of every laptop. Even I was impressed! But the Momentus XT hasn't seen much (any?) uptake by OEMs. Perhaps customers weren't ready to pay a little extra for a lot more … [Read more...] about Buy The Speedy Seagate Momentus XT 500 GB Hybrid Drive For Under $120!
My travels last week kept me from posting my weekly round-up of interesting web content. So this week's is a little heavy (and heavily edited!) Most important: Please register to be a marrow donor, especially if you might be a match for Nick Glasgow of EMC! … [Read more...] about Back From The Pile: Interesting Links From Mid-May
Yesterday afternoon, Twitter made what they called a "small settings update" to their eponymous service. Who cares? That title fooled me, too, but let me tell you, everyone cared. Within hours, this change spread across the worlds of bloggers and micro-bloggers alike. And less than 24 hours after announcing the change, Twitter's founder, Biz Stone, was forced to admit that … [Read more...] about Twitter Loses Control Of Twitter