Western Digital’s very, very bad week, Synology releases a major update to its NAS software, NVMe-oF begins to show some moves, and a really fun bonus round (hint: blast from the past!)
“You know what I like better than being right? Absolutely nothing.” This phrase came up in the training class that I took this week, and I think that it sums up the mentality of taking the course quite well. Even so, I think it’s going to take some explanation.
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
Some updates from VMWorld, more M&A, and companies punching above their weight class. Oh, and Thermite.
The past fortnight’s Data Center storage news in quick, consumable form.
A roundup of the storage news over the past couple of weeks.
A graphic novel vignette about storage admins, inspired by “A Few Good Men.” A Satire.
An introduction to NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) for people who want to know what the big deal is in Plain English
My experiences as a speaker at the Storage Field Day 16 event. Laid bare and exposed.
Why I decided to start monetizing through Patreon with the storage stuff.
A quick preview of the 2017 Flash Memory Summit.
This is my answer to a question that came in via Quora: When should a administrator use a storage area network technology and when should he use a network area storage technology? “Network Area Storage” is not a commonly used term. The correct expansion of the NAS acronym is “Network Attached Storage,” which might make the the comparing/constrasting make a …
A quick look at the strengths of Fibre Channel for NVMe-based fabrics.
A bibliography of NVMe educational materials, organized by topic.