software defined storage

March 1, 2016

DATA CENTER

Introducing Cisco HyperFlex Systems

Introducing a new Cisco product family, and the next generation of hyperconverged infrastructure: Cisco HyperFlex Systems. Cisco HyperFlex represents true hyperconvergence, combining innovative software defined storage and data services software with Cisco UCS, the proven system that unifies servers and networking like no other.

October 8, 2015

DATA CENTER

Life in the Fast Lane – The New Cisco UCS C3260 Rack Server

co-written with Richard Jacobik Cisco recently started shipping the newest member to the UCS family – the storage-optimized UCS C3260 Rack Server. Data centers these days are bursting at the seams with unstructured data from new emerging applications and services. According to IDC, 80% of data is unstructured and continues to grow at a 16.2% […]

September 17, 2014

DATA CENTER

#EngineersUnplugged S6|Ep9: Software Defined Storage in the Enterprise

In this episode of Engineers Unplugged, Rawlinson Rivera (@punchingclouds) and Maish Saidel-Keesing  (@maishsk) discuss the role of software defined storage in the enterprise data center, and the impact and evolution of the job roles in the data center. Hint: always be learning. Speaking of learning, this may be an example of how not to draw […]

September 24, 2013

DATA CENTER

Thoughts and Observations: Software Defined Storage

Last week I had the rare pleasure of being able to attend a storage conference (rare in the sense that I usually am one of the speakers, rather than one of the attendees). It was SNIA’s Storage Developer’s Conference, and like most events there were both things that were interesting and worthwhile, and things that […]

September 18, 2013

DATA CENTER

#EngineersUnplugged S3|Ep13: Software Defined Storage Continued!

Welcome back to the final episode of Engineers Unplugged, Season 3! It’s been quite a ride. This week, we take another viewpoint on the hot topic of software defined storage with Mike Slisinger (@slisinger) and Vaughn Stewart (@vstewed). Starting from the application owner’s perspective, this is a great 101 on the choices made on the […]

September 11, 2013

DATA CENTER

#EngineersUnplugged S3|Ep12: Software Defined Storage

In this week’s Engineers Unplugged,  we are back to eavesdropping. This episode features Christopher Leigh-Currill (@ospero_chrisl) and Jonas Rosland (@virtualswede) talking Software Defined Storage at EMC World, including ViPR. Let’s listen in: Welcome to Engineers Unplugged, where technologists talk to each other the way they know best, with a whiteboard. The rules are simple: Episodes […]