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Greg Schulz of Server StorageIO Reveals Latest IT Strategies in New "Software-Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials" Book


Server StorageIO, a leading independent IT industry advisory and consultancy firm, in conjunction with publisher CRC Press, a Taylor and Francis imprint, announced the release and general availability of "Software-Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials," a new book by Greg Schulz, noted author and Server StorageIO founder. The book covers physical, cloud, converged (and hyper-converged), container, and virtual server storage I/O networking technologies, revealing trends, tools, techniques, and tradecraft skills. It is available on Amazon and CRC Press among other global venues.

From cloud web scale to enterprise and small environments, IoT to database, software-defined data center (SDDC) to converged and container servers, flash solid state devices (SSD) to storage and I/O networking,, the book helps develop or refine hardware, software, services and management experiences, providing real-world examples for those involved with or looking to expand their data infrastructure education knowledge and tradecraft skills.

Topics include:

  • Data protection (archive, availability, backup, BC/DR, snapshot, security)
  • Block, file, object, structured, unstructured and data value
  • Analytics, monitoring, reporting, and management metrics
  • Industry trends, tools, techniques, decision making
  • Local, remote server, storage and network I/O troubleshooting
  • Performance, availability, capacity and economics (PACE)

"From CIOs to operations, sales to engineering, this book is a comprehensive reference, a must-read for IT infrastructure professionals, beginners to seasoned experts," said Tom Becchetti, advisory systems engineer.

"Software-defined data infrastructures are where hardware, software, server, storage, I/O networking and related services converge inside data centers or clouds to protect, preserve, secure and serve applications and data," said Schulz. "Both readers who are new to data infrastructures and seasoned pros will find this indispensable for gaining and expanding their knowledge."

Published Wednesday, August 23, 2017 9:20 AM by David Marshall
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