IBM SVC Architecture and Performance Best Practices
Gain an understanding of the value of virtualization, the virtualization architectures, and IBM SVC Architecture.
Managed Storage System Architecture Overview
Learn the history and trends in disk technology as well as to gain an understanding of the different disk storage system components
Enterprise Storage and SAN Data Collection and Measurement
Better understand the available storage performance measurements and data collection approaches for Enterprise Storage.
Best Practices for Attaching IBM Storage to SVC
Learn best practices for connecting various IBM storage to SVC, as well as performance considerations to optimize the performance of each system.
How are my Disk Storage Systems doin’?
Disk storage systems provide hundreds of performance-related metrics but in order to identify which of the metrics are key, one first needs to know what exactly the metric represents.
What Will This New Application Do To My Storage? Part 1
This blog discusses the top five questions application owners should ask when evaluating the impact of a new application to their storage environment.
What Will This New Application Do To My Storage? Part 2
IntelliMagic Vision is excellent at evaluating the performance health of your storage controllers and assessing how a new workload will impact your storage environment.
Obscured by Clouds – Why You Shouldn’t Outsource Data Storage to the Cloud
Cloud vendors are quick to tout the benefits of moving data storage to the cloud, but Lee LaFrese reminds us of the risks of outsourcing data storage to the cloud.
You Can’t Do Performance Analysis with SMI-S and Other Myths
This blog discusses the myth that SMI-S is not designed for performance management.