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Storage Short Take #35

First, a bit of news. This is the first blog being published under the new site redesign. It may take me a while to get used to some of the fancy tools that it has, so bear with me as I try to get myself sorted. I’m a little behind, but a couple of weeks ago was Storage Field Day, …

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Storage Short Take #25

What is and is not a “NVMe drive,” understanding fio tests for storage performance,  a shooting-fish-in-a-barrel survey, some very high-quality webinars, and more. As always, links were live at the time of publication. Storage Media and Technology Storage Companies in the News Webinars and Conferences Bonus Round

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Storage Short Take #24

A Happy Valentine’s Day to you! And because I love you so, so much, here’s the next edition of the Storage Short Take. In this Short Take, NVMe Key-Value emerges from its lab, some more 2020 predictions, some funding rounds, and quite a bit of conference activity. As always, links were live upon publication. Storage Media and Technology Storage Companies in …

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Storage Short Take #22

2020 Predictions galore, Intel’s embarrassing position, and more. Oh, and 5G will give you cancer, make you infertile, get your daughter pregnant and put hard-working Britons out of a job. Or not.

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Storage Short Take #17

Lots of NVMe this time around, and several conferences have made their papers available. As always, links were active at the time of publication. Storage Media and Technology Storage Companies in the News Industry Associations and Standards Podcasts, Webinars and Conferences Synology News Bonus Round

Re-Examining FCoE and iSCSI Pros and Cons

It should be obvious that I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about FCoE over the past 2 years, despite only blogging about it for a couple of months (hey, I’ve been busy!). But someone brought up something recently that makes me second-guess the role that FCoCEE will play in the marketplace in comparison to, say, iSCSI. In particular, with …