STILLWATER, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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.
- 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.”
About the Book
Software-Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials has 672 pages with more than 270 illustrations, images, figures, and tables.
About the Author
Greg Schulz is the founder of IT advisory and consultancy firm Server StorageIO. He is the author of Intel-Recommended Reading List books Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press, 2011) and The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press, 2009), as well as Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier, 2004). He is a multi-year VMware vSAN and vExpert, Microsoft MVP, consultant and speaker. Find more on Twitter @StorageIO or www.storageio.com.