After 22+ years in backup, I have become something of a storage geek on the side (or at least pretend to be one).
Over the past few weeks, I’ve been playing with a new storage solution in my Dallas lab:
The device has two gigabit NICs in it – one offering CIFS/SMB 3.0 shares and […]
I am a Backup Guy, which by definition means that I somewhat pretend to be a Storage guy, too (cuz where else are you going to store back up stuff?).
Well, a few weeks ago, I decided to augment my home lab with some additional storage and had been really intrigued by the iSCSI offerings […]
This week, ESG Lab published its Lab Report on the new Riverbed Steelhead EX + Granite.
It was a privilege to work with two ESG Lab Engineers, Tony Palmer and Ajen Johan, to do some hands-on with the new Riverbed technologies.
To me, the really cool part of Granite is how it changes some presumptions […]
Yesterday, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the availability of its AWS Storage Gateway, which acts as an iSCSI target, delivered as a virtual appliance. On-premise servers can connect to the iSCSI device and store their data locally, with snapshots being stored in the Amazon S3 cloud-storage environment.
This announcement coincides with the publishing of ESG’s […]
No, I didn’t do a typo and mean to say “Every Windows Server has an iSCSI Initiator”
And it may only be a slight exaggeration when I say “Every“.
But did you know that your Windows Server 2008 R2 server can also be an iSCSI Target? I didn’t.
Typically, one thinks of an iSCSI Target […]