Disclaimer: I recently attended Storage Field Day 8. My flights, accommodation and other expenses were paid for by Tech Field Day. There is no requirement for me to blog about any of the content presented and I am not compensated in any way for my time at the event. Some materials presented were discussed under NDA and don’t form part of my blog posts, but could influence future discussions.
This is a quick post to say thanks once again to Stephen, Claire and the presenters at Storage Field Day 8. I had a fantastic time and learnt a lot. For easy reference, here’s a list of the posts I did covering the event (not necessarily in chronological order).
Storage Field Day – I’ll be at SFD8
Storage Field Day 8 – Day 0
Storage Field Day 8 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
Cohesity – There’s more to this than just “Secondary Storage”
Violin Memory – Sounds a lot better than it used to
Pure Storage – Orange is the new black, now what?
INFINIDAT – What exactly is a “Moshe v3.0”?
Nimble Storage – InfoSight is still awesome
Primary Data – Because we all want our storage to do well
NexGen Storage – Storage QoS and other good things
Coho Data – Numerology, but not as we know it
Intel – They really are “Inside”
Qumulo – Storage for people who care about their data
Also, here’s a number of links to posts by my fellow delegates. They’re all switched-on people, and you’d do well to check out what they’re writing about. I’ll try and update this list as more posts are published. But if it gets stale, the SFD8 landing page has updated links.
Ray Lucchesi (@RayLucchesi)
Coho Data, the packet processing squeeze and working set exploits
Primary data’s path to better data storage presented at SFD8
PB are the new TB, GreyBeards talk with Brian Carmody, CTO Inifinidat
Mark May (@CincyStorage)
Can Violin Step back From the Brink?
Storage software can change enterprise workflow
Redefining Secondary Storage
Scott D. Lowe (@OtherScottLowe)
IT as a Change Agent: It’s Time to Look Inward, Starting with Storage
Overcoming “New Vendor Risk”: Pure Storage’s Techniques
So, What is Secondary Storage Cohesity-Style?
Data Awareness Is Increasingly Popular in the Storage Biz
Jon Klaus (@JonKlaus)
Storage Field Day – I will be attending SFD8!
Wow it’s early – Traveling to Storage Field Day 8
Coho Data: storage transformation without disruption
Pure Storage: Non Disruptive Everything
Cohesity is changing the definition of secondary storage
Qumulo: data-aware scale-out NAS
Nimble Storage – InfoSight VMVision
NexGen Storage: All-Flash Arrays can be hybrids too!
Infinidat: Enterprise reliability and performance
Alex Galbraith (@AlexGalbraith)
Looking Forward to Storage Field Day 8
Without good Analytics you dont have a competitive storage product
How often do you upgrade your storage array software?
Where and why is my data growing?…
Why are storage snapshots so painful?
Jarett Kulm (@JK47TheWeapon)
Storage Field Day 8 – Here I come!
Enrico Signoretti (@ESignoretti)
#SFD8, it’s storage prime time!
Analytics, the key to (storage) happiness
We are entering the Data-aware infrastructure era
Has the next generation of monolithic storage arrived?
Juku.beats 25: Qumulo, data-aware scale-out NAS
Infinidat: awesome tech, great execution
Juku.beats 27: NexGen Storage, QoS made easy.
Software defined? No no no, it’s poorly defined storage (and why Primary Data is different)
Juku.beats 28 – Infinidat storage: multiple nine resiliency, high performance, $1/GB
Are you going All-Flash? Nah, the future is hybrid
Vipin V.K. (@VipinVK111)
Tech Field Day Calling…! – #SFD8
Infinibox – Enterprise storage solution from Infinidat
Understanding NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express)
All-Flash symphony from Violin Memory
Cohesity – Secondary storage consolidation
With FLASH, things are changing ‘in a flash’ !?
Josh De Jong (@EuroBrew)
Storage Field Day Here I Come!
Thoughts in the Airport
NexGen Storage – The Future is Hybrid
Pure Storage – Enterprise Ready, Pure and Simple
Finally, thanks again to Stephen, Claire (and Tom in absentia). It was an educational and enjoyable few days and I really valued the opportunity I was given to attend.