One of the “non-official” event at the Dell Storage Forum 2012 will be the #storagebeers – London 2012 organized by Martin Glassborow (@storagebod). When: Tuesday January 10th, from about 8 pm Where: meeting in ‘Ye Olde Chesire Cheese’ on Fleet Street All are welcome, whether attending Dell Storage Forum or not…whether you work for Dell or not. Please come along and enjoy a pub where Dickens, Dr Johnson and Voltaire all drank.
The first event day was quite strange, one reason was that I take only the second half of the day (my fly has landed around 12:00), and the second reason was that day has been focused on the partner training. There where four different sessions of “Partner Pre-Conference Training”: one sales oriented, and the others for technical people on EqualLogic FS7500, Equallogic and Compellent. I’ve choose the NAS track, due to the high confidence level with EqualLogic block stora family and the quite good one on Compellent. But, honestly, was a little low my expectation […]
This a a wish-list of what I would like to hear at the Dell Storage Forum 2012, for future features or roadmap in Dell Storage products: An ASM Linux edition that work with LVM (actually does not exist). An integration between ASM Virtual edition with the ASM Windows edition in order to handle granular restore of files, mail and database in VMs without use a guest iSCSI initiator inside them. More applications supported in Compellent’s ReplyManager (without using scripting). Storage snapshots integration with backup programs, to implement a backup offload procedure (something is actually possible […]
One of the first big events of this new year will be the Dell Storage Forum (the first Dell’s European storage show) during the second week of January (9-12). This event was partly born from the hashes of C-Drive (Compellent trade show) that was supposed to have its first European incarnation last year but due to the acquisition of Compellent by Dell C-Drive got canceled and Dell Storage Forum was born instead conveying all things storage by Dell in a single storage-focused event. For more information on the event see also those post: Time to […]