Vembu Technologies, Simple backup and virtualization solution?

  At the end of last year, we were approached by Vembu technologies about producing some content for them, now to be honest they are not a company I have had any experience with and I wasn’t aware of their products. So as would any self-respecting admin/Blogger would do, I paid a visit to their…

Predictions for 2019, Part 2

Part 2, continued from here  AI/Machine Learning: Alan Conboy, office of the CTO, Scale Computing “In 2019 Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) will nearly reach its full potential by connecting and processing data faster over a global distribution of edge computing platforms. AI and ML insights have always been available, but possibly leveraged…

Predictions for 2019, Part 1

2018 is coming to a close, and has been a year of continued growth in enterprise computing, with GDPR legistlation causing many to scramble for compliance, security and pricvacy scandles, development of 5G networking, and growth of connected devices and IoT. We have reached out to a few big players in the industry to get…

Repost: E8 Storage and Mellanox BlueField SmartNIC deliver high performance with hardware acceleration

E8 Storage and Mellanox BlueField SmartNIC deliver high performance with hardware acceleration   Showcasing a live demo at SuperComputing 2018, the integration optimizes computing resources while accelerating data intensive workloads   SANTA CLARA, Calif., November 13, 2018 – E8 Storage today announced it is expanding its technology partnership with Mellanox with an integrated solution built on Mellanox BlueField SmartNICs, which…

Spectra Logic Announces the World’s Largest Data Storage Machine

Spectra Logic Announces the World’s Largest Data Storage Machine Capable of Protecting More than 2,000 Petabytes (2EB) of Digital Assets. Wow, That’s mind-bending ammounts of storage 20TB per tape at 400MB/s ! Congratulations to Spectra Logic on pushing the boundaries and giving us a glimpse of the future! Read more at the official press release…

E8 STORAGE ACCELERATES PERFORMANCE FOR GENOMIC WORKLOADS AT QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

E8 STORAGE ACCELERATES PERFORMANCE FOR GENOMIC WORKLOADS AT QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Having worked both as a researcher in computational chemistry and as IT support for the Department of Chemistry at a major University I understand the demards and inportance of storage in such an environment. I congratulate Queen Mary University of London for…

Installing Windows Server 2019 on ESXi 6.7

Ok, So lets get a Virtual machine running on ESXi, and what better to start with than a windows server?  So I jumped on Microsoft’s evaluation center website and grabbed a copy of server 2019. With iso in hand (on disk anyway) lets connect to an ESXi host and start building. Firing up Vmware Workstation…

US Signal’s 2018 IT Resiliency Survey Reveals that 70 Percent of US Business Respondents Have Experienced Unplanned IT Disruption in the Last 12 Months

Resiliancy and avoiding unplanned downtime is a driving force for all of us in enterprise computing, Downtime can cost businesses vast sums of money. So it’s very interesting to see the results of the 2018 IT resiliancy servey…   US Signal’s 2018 IT Resiliency Survey Reveals that 70 Percent of US Business Respondents Have Experienced Unplanned IT…

E8 STORAGE SETS ANOTHER NEW RECORD THIS YEAR IN INDEPENDENT BENCHMARK TEST

   Ok, We all like fast storage, and E8 are blazing new trails with their shared NVMe storage solutions, facilitating distributed storage at mind bending speeds, Utilizing the massively parallel capabilities of the NVMe protocol. With massive overhead in the NVMe protocol E8`s potential for expansion and optimization make them a storage provider to watch.…

E8 Storage Announces InfiniBand Support Extending High Performance Compute (HPC) Options for New and Existing Customers

Big news from growing storage player, E8.  Bringing InfiniBand to its blazingly fast storage solutions. In a very welcome move E8 have announced added support for InfiniBand to their storage solutions for customers looking to leverage the blazing speed of the centralized NVMe flash only storage, in storage intensive workloads via the speed of InfiniBand.…