Tim Chilton was a Senior SAN Consultant at IntelliMagic. He has had the pleasure of working as a storage engineer for a variety of industries, such as government, healthcare, and advertising for over 15 years.
His experience in networking, physical and virtual server administration, backup administration, network administration, and storage engineering gives him a broad depth of understanding that he used to help our customers optimize their environments.
He particularly enjoys problem solving. He lives in the Dallas, Texas area and enjoys working with music and technology.
Resources created by Tim Chilton
Factors That Affect NetApp Performance: NetApp Performance Management 102
This blog covers the factors affecting NetApp performance and how to remediate them if necessary.
NetApp Performance Management 101: Key Metrics and Baseline Performance
Learn about NetApp key metrics and how to use them to understand and troubleshoot host performance issues.
How to Accurately Forecast Storage Capacity Burn Rates
Accurately predicting storage utilization and consumption rate can be a challenge, especially in dynamic environments. Letting AI handle the manual report generation ensures up to date storage consumption predictions.
Cleaning up the SAN Fabric: Getting Your House in Order Part Two
Cleaning up SAN fabric zones and storage array masking views are often a forgotten part of good storage hygiene. Although unused zones and masking views may seem harmless, they pose an availability risk to your environment on multiple fronts.
Benefits of Storage Capacity Reclamation: Getting Your House in Order Part One
Unused volumes increase the likelihood of mistakes, can affect replication SLAs, can impact the cost of offsite storage, or may be stored on the wrong tier of storage.
Why is my Ferrari of a Storage Array Running Like a Yugo?
Improperly configured hosts can suffer from poor performance even on high performing arrays. Like a sports car engine, modern arrays are finely tuned machines, but if fueled with inefficient input you can rob performance and make your Ferrari perform more like a Yugo.
Don’t Overlook Supply Chain Disruptions in Your Disaster Recovery Plan
Learn how to mitigate the risk posed by supply chain disruptions by taking a closer look at your disaster recovery plan.
5 Things Every Storage Professional Should Be Checking - Prevent Fires Before They Start
This blog identifies five key areas that every storage professional should regularly check to identify and eliminate upcoming issues and, in turn, save time in the long run.
NVMe over Fabric – Fibre Channel
Almost all new storage offerings these days offer some level of support for Non-volatile Memory Express (NVMe). The purpose of this blog is to help the reader understand NVMe and prepare them for successful adoption of this powerful technology.
What Star Trek Teaches Us About Modern Storage Infrastructure Management
Discover how you can provide fast data to applications and proactively identify configuration, capacity, and performance issues in your Open Systems environment.
HDS G-Series - Why Is My Flash Not So Flashy?
This brief blog shows how even though you may have an all flash/hybrid flash array, sometimes the bottleneck can move elsewhere in the data stream.