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Cloud Babble: The Jargon of Cloud Storage

Andy Klein, the Director of Product Marketing at Backblaze, wrote a great article explaining and demystifying some the jargon that we use in the IT field. 263 more words


J. Roddy Walston & The Business in Pittsburgh on March 31

J. Roddy Walston & The Business
at Stage AE in Pittsburgh on Saturday, March 31

STREAM Destroyers of the Soft Life 
(ATO Records) 241 more words


If Your PC is Your Livelihood, Here Are Some Things You Should Know

For many people these days, it’s impossible to work and earn a living with your own personal computer. If your PC is your livelihood, you’re probably a little concerned about anything potentially happening to your computer. 491 more words


AWS Storage Gateway (Volume) "not ready" when Performing Veeam Backups

The intent of this post isn’t necessarily to explain how to use an AWS “Volume” Storage Gateway with Veeam as much as it is sharing a problem I had when trying to perform full backups to the repository that used the volume gateway.  343 more words


Why Backup is Breaking Hyper-Converged Infrastructures and How to Fix it

The goal of a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is to simplify how to apply compute, network and storage resources to applications. Ideally, the data center’s IT needs are consolidated down to a single architecture that automatically scales as the organization needs to deploy more applications or expand existing ones. 985 more words



Last week, I went to the Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM), and this year they were in San Diego. It was a great time!

I had five job interviews (three of which appeared to be semifinalist interviews), got to talk about summer research in contract bridge, and got to see some of my former colleagues from undergraduate and graduate school. 523 more words


NAS vs. The Unstructured Data Vault

There are two primary use cases for NAS. The first demands high performance when using NAS as primary storage to host application data and virtual machines. 570 more words