Storage

v12 Preview – Object Storage Enhancements

At VeeamON 2022 a couple weeks ago, Dustin Albertson and myself presented a session on what Object Storage functionality is going to look like in v12 of Veeam Backup & Replication. With BETA2 now out and available through your local SEs, we are encouraging our enthusiast community to try out the next Object Storage support […] Read More

Quick Fix: vSphere Storage Provider Offline

It’s been a while since i’ve done a vSphere specific Quick Fix post, but the great thing about tinkering and labbing is that you run into situations and corner cases that are not that well documented. This was the case while I was working on my upcoming VeeamON demo leveraging the new CDP capabilities in […] Read More

Debunking Decentralized Storage

There is a lot of FUD around crypto at the moment, with a large number of technologists remaining ice cold and almost combatively against the thought of the next wave of the internet being built on Blockchain on what is being touted as Web3. I’m clearly on the side of Web3 and what it offers […] Read More

Longhorn – Distributed Block Storage for Kubernetes Install and Configure

 For those old enough to remember, Longhorn was the codename for Windows Vista…so when I came across Longhorn in the Kubernetes world, I was drawn in. That said, I would hope that Longhorn isn’t what Vista was to horrible Operating Systems as to what Longhorn is to Kubernetes storage. Longhorn is touted as highly […] Read More

Scale Out Backup Repository Object Storage

v11 For Service Providers – Extending Cloud Based Object Storage for Longer Term Retention

When Veeam Backup & Replication v11 went Generally Available on the 24th of February I posted the What’s in it for Service Providers blog. In that post I briefly outlined all the new features and enhancements in v11 as it related to our Veeam Cloud and Service Provider Partners. As mentioned each new major feature […] Read More

Kasten Kubestr

Introducing Kubestr – Identify, Validate and Evaluate Kubernetes Storage

For as long as I can remember I have been benchmarking storage. Knowing how storage would perform under certain IO profiles was a key part of the burn in process for new storage platforms. For the most part, what you got was what you paid for, but making sure reality matched expectation for storage was […] Read More

The World’s Fastest Parallel File System with Weka!

I’ve always had an affinity with storage systems… that all started back at my first role with a three rack HPE Storage Area Network system that was cream coloured, big and slow… and when it crashed and burned it really crashed and burned. Since then I’ve dealt with all sorts of storage design and implementations… […] Read More

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