Object Storage, Should I Be Using It And Step By Step To Deploy It?

In IT, we throw around a lot of acronyms and buzz words! It’s getting to the point now that it’s not uncommon to hear 10 acronyms or made up words in a single sentence. FML… See even I do it!! Object Storage hmmmmObject File Block Storage

S3, Swift, Ceph, GlusterFS… Do you need it? Maybe, maybe not but a great many people I speak to don’t really know what it is. It can be embarrassing to admit you don’t know the latest buzz word so many bluff their way through. I thought it would be beneficial to go through what it is and then whether you need it. Continue reading “Object Storage, Should I Be Using It And Step By Step To Deploy It?”

VeeamON 2017 Vanguard Post Event Thoughts

VeeamON 2017 has come to a close and I’m back on board at Zettagrid catching up on the hundreds of emails I missed. I had a literal journey which included engine troubles, missed connections and cancelled flights. All in all, a 60 hour trip home from New Orleans to Perth. Would I do it all again? Heck yes I would, the Veeam guys really know how to do an event properly.

I couldn’t have asked for a better experience from VeeamON. Not only the event itself but as I’m lucky to be part of the Vanguard program I was also allowed access to the product development teams. I got some very juicy NDA on the massive announcements that were to follow.

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