Don’t miss the SNIA Storage Developer Conference 2014

It must be September once again… We are only a couple of weeks away from the Storage Developer Conference (SDC) hosted by the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). The event will happen at the Hyatt Regency in beautiful Santa Clara, CA (Silicon Valley) on the week of September 15th. As usual, We’ll also have the…

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Compilation of my live tweets from SNIA’s SDC 2012 (Storage Developer Conference)

Here is a compilation of my live tweets from SNIA’s SDC 2012 (Storage Developers Conference). You can also read those directly from twitter at https://twitter.com/josebarreto (in reverse order) Notes and disclaimers These tweets were typed during the talks and they include typos and my own misinterpretations. Text under each talk are quotes from the speaker…

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SNIA’s Storage Developers Conference 2012 is just a few weeks away

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is hosting the 9th Storage Developer Conference (SDC) in the Hyatt Regency in beautiful Santa Clara, CA (Silicon Valley) on the week of September 17th. As usual, Microsoft is underwriting the SMB/SMB2/SMB3 Plugfest, which is co-located with the SDC event. For developers working with storage-related technologies, this event gathers…

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SNIA’s Storage Developer Conference - SDC 2011 content (slides and videos) now available for download, including SMB 2.2 details

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) hosted the 8th Storage Developer Conference (SDC) in the Hyatt Regency in beautiful Santa Clara, CA (Silicon Valley) earlier this year. As usual, Microsoft was the underwriter of the CIFS/SMB/SMB2 PlugFest, which was co-located with the SDC event. For developers working with storage-related technologies, this event gathers a unique…

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New white paper: Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Architecture and Deployment

A new white paper about Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Architecture and Deployment (including the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3) has just been published. Here’s an outline of this content: Introduction Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Overview Comparing Windows Server Operating System Storage Offerings Comparing Windows Storage Server with Windows Server Identifying Windows Storage Server…

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Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 is now available!

It’s a pleasure to let you know that Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 (which includes the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3) has been released to manufacturing (RTM). Scott M. Johnson (Program Manager in the File Server Team) has just shared via a blog post that the product is on its way to the OEMs and…

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Best Practices Analyzer for Windows Server 2008 R2 File Services available for download

Quick blog post to let you know that information about the Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) for Windows Server 2008 R2 File Services has been published.It includes several rules for the configuration, operation, performance and security of the SMB, NFS, DFS-N, DFS-R and FSRM. Get detailed documentation at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff633443(WS.10).aspx Download the BPA directly from Windows Update or…

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SNIA’s Storage Developers Conference 2009 in Santa Clara, CA is coming – Plan to be there on the week of September 14th

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is hosting the 6th Storage Developer Conference (SDC) in the Hyatt Regency in beautiful Santa Clara, CA (Silicon Valley) on the week of September 14th. This event is also co-located with the CIFS/SMB/SMB2 Plugfest. For those working with storage technologies, this event gathers a unique crowd and includes a…

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An Open Source NFS Client for Windows

Microsoft is sponsoring research at the University of Michigan’s Center for Information Technology Integration (CITI) to develop an open source NFS client for Windows. CITI developed the open source Linux-based reference implementation of NFSv4 that is already included in all Linux distributions. Details were shared by Bob Muglia, president of the Server and Tools Business…

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