Visuality Systems and Microsoft expand SMB collaboration to storage systems

Last week, Microsoft and Visuality Systems announced an expanded collaboration on SMB. Visuality is well known for their work supporting the SMB protocol in embedded devices. If you own a printer or scanner that supports the SMB protocol, there’s a good chance that device is running Visuality’s software. Visuality is now expanding into the storage…

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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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Storage Developer Conference – SDC 2013 slides now publicly available. Here are the links to Microsoft slides…

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) hosted the 10th Storage Developer Conference (SDC) in the Hyatt Regency in beautiful Santa Clara, CA (Silicon Valley) on the week of September 16th 2013. This week, the presentation slides were made publicly available. You can find them all at http://snia.org/events/storage-developer2013/presentations13 For those focused on Microsoft technologies, here are some…

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Windows Server 2012 R2: Which version of the SMB protocol (SMB 1.0, SMB 2.0, SMB 2.1, SMB 3.0 or SMB 3.02) are you using?

Note: This blog post is a Windows Server 2012 R2 update on a previous version focused on Windows Server 2012.   1. Introduction With the release of Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, I am frequently asked about how older versions of Windows will behave when connecting to or from these new versions. Upgrading…

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Raw notes from the Storage Developers Conference (SDC 2013)

This blog post is a compilation of my raw notes from SNIA’s SDC 2013 (Storage Developers Conference). Notes and disclaimers: These notes were typed during the talks and they may include typos and my own misinterpretations. Text in the bullets under each talk are quotes from the speaker or text from the speaker slides, not my…

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SNIA’s Storage Developer Conference 2013 is just a few weeks away

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is hosting the 10th Storage Developer Conference (SDC) in the Hyatt Regency in beautiful Santa Clara, CA (Silicon Valley) on the week of September 16th. As usual, Microsoft is one of the underwriters of the SNIA SMB2/SMB3 PlugFest, which is co-located with the SDC event. For developers working with…

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Talks at SNW Fall 2012 in October will cover SMB Direct, Hyper-V over SMB and SMB 3.0

I have three presentations lined up for the ComputerWorld/SNIA SNW Fall 2012 Conference, scheduled for October 16-19, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. Here are the details for each one, taken from the official event web site. Industry Perspective: High Throughput File Servers with SMB Direct, Using the Three Flavors of RDMA network adapters Wednesday, 10/17/2012,…

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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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