Monthly Archives: February 2013

Performance monitoring – what is the least you expect?

If there is one part of Enterprise Storage where product delivery sometimes falls down, it is performance monitoring.   It appears to be standard practice across most of the major vendors to offer separate highly priced Storage Resource Management products … Continue reading

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Your vendor hired some really smart people – but are you cutting them off?

At the recent Melbourne VMUG I ran into a fellow blogger who works for HDS.   Now I have known this person for some years and interact with him regularly, I have a lot of respect for him and for … Continue reading

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Storwize V3700 – First impressions

The IBM Storwize V7000 has a new stable mate:  IBM’s hot new seller, the Storwize V3700.   I recently got a chance to try one out and I liked what I saw.  I have always tried to share useful information on … Continue reading

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If you dedup empty space, is it unbelievable?

My colleague Micah Waldman,  recently pointed out this blog post from Veeam: How to Get Unbelievable Deduplication Results with Windows Server 2012 and Veeam Backup & Replication! | Veeam Software … This post leads you to a YouTube video that you … Continue reading

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