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Windows Backup and Virtualization using Vembu BDR pt2

Continued from part 1 here So, as i was saying a backup is no good unless you can restore, and as simple and intuitive Vembu’s windows Backup has been, let test an intriguing facility of BDR Quick VM Restore, allowing you to boot a backup as a virtual machine, facilitating migration to a virtual environment or […]

Windows Backup and Virtualization using Vembu BDR pt1.

Windows Backup and Virtualization using Vembu BDR One of the most appealing functionalities of Vembu BDR was the ability to back up stand-alone windows machines, and should the need occur, recover a backed up machine to a virtual machine, thus offering a easy route to migrating physical servers or workstations to a virtual machine. I […]

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 […]

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 […]

NETAPP INSIGHT 2018 – TFDX- Data Fabric 2.0

It’s Wednesday. We are here at the Netapp Insight event. And Netapp again is presenting on NetApp Data Fabric 2.0 @Arjantim @ChanEk81 @DeepStorageNet @settlersoman @darkkavenger @RayLucchesi @sfoskett @MBLeib @BenTGage https://tfd.bz/2pXpD82  also we have @davidchapa @ChrisMaki @mcbride_ruairi at the table and @PeytStefanova and @timwaldron in the room! Yes it’s the hashtag #NetAppInsight and #TFDx !   Here we go! […]