Category Archive For: Tech Talk

Hyper-converged platform

Strategies for choosing the best hyper-converged platform

As you already know from our previous articles, hyperconvergence is an infrastructure framework that enables using a single appliance that integrates key data center components: storage, networking, virtualization and compute. ...

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Check_MK

Monitoring Open-E DSS V7 and Open-E JovianDSS with Check_MK

Check_MK is now included Open-E DSS V7! Find some datailed information in our CDPS manual, in which we describe step-by-step how to set up monitoring with the Check_MK tool. This ...

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Heartbleed image

Is your Heartbleeding?

The Heartbleed bug, officially referenced as CVE-2014-0160, is already being coined as one of the biggest security threats since the mass adoption of the Internet – affecting millions of websites ...

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SSD: Marketing Versus Reality

We can read many articles about the pros and cons of Solid State Drives. We may also hear opinions about them – from supporters and opponents of this technology… and ...

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Cloud storage

There is something about the Cloud

Cloud is “hot”, everyone is talking about it, everyone uses it, everyone keeps data in the “Cloud”. However, do we know what it really means? Let’s look at a cloud ...

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Modern technology

It is alive!

Modern technology – we all know its rules, laws (like Moore’s law), limitations, possibilities and direction of development (well, for the most part). Technology is still evolving… But what if ...

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IBM 3340 “Winchester” disk drive

Journey to the past – the data storage milestones

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step – always. The same applies to technological progress – It begins with the simplest solutions, if you look at ...

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Alternative possibilities

Alternative possibilities – the small list of big ideas

Mass data storage – you think it is boring. Am I right? If you believe so, let me change your point of view. We would like to present a list ...

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Datacenter

The biggest or the Geekiest? Data centers of our dreams

Does size matter? When we were younger we had dreams – dreams about the future and technology. We remember science-fiction movies with all the flashing little bulbs hypnotizing us. Buttons ...

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A Few practical tips about IOmeter

There are plenty of benchmarking tools available but storage professionals mostly use IOmeter. Unfortunately IOmeter is a little tricky to use. You really need to read the user manual first. ...

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