Beth Pariseau over at SearchStorage.com has another great interview, this time with "Mr. SCSI", Larry Boucher of Alacritech. Despite being early to market with TCP offload engine (TOE) Ethernet NICs, and iSCSI HBAs in particular, the company has been less successful than many would have expected. This is probably because most folks just didn't use 'em - iSCSI works fine with … [Read more...] about Larry Boucher: The Future Is Mine! (in 2009…)
Well, not exactly Klingon, but both Host Bus Adapter powerhouses chose today to announce 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel HBAs. This would be somewhat more exciting if there was any device these high-speed adapters could speak to. But switches, arrays, and drives are still a ways off. So for now, Emulex and QLogic can only speak to themselves, since after QLogic's little stunt of … [Read more...] about Emulex and QLogic Learn to Speak Klingon!