Another storage option

Date March 9, 2009

I have been researching storage for the past few days. I've been concentrating on iSCSI, since I was trying to keep costs down, and a fiber switch is pretty expensive (especially if I want to use it). While researching, I chanced upon a technology I hadn't heard before: ATA Over Ethernet (AoE). Unlike iSCSI, which […]

Random thought on iSCSI vs FC

Date September 2, 2008

I read Jeff Hengesbach's blog every day, and I'm fairly sure that if you like my blog, you'll love his. He recently started it, and every post so far has been really interesting. You should check it out. Anyway, today Jeff wrote about iSCSI SANs. If you're unfamiliar with the concept, here is a great […]

A look at undersea cables

Date August 30, 2008

Browsing through Digg today, I chanced across this article about Google expanding their undersea cable portfolio. Aside from increasing the inter-Asian bandwidth by over 7Tb/s, it will be Google's 2nd undersea cable, the first being the transPacific cable known as "Unity". As recently as a year ago, the first cable was just a rumor. In […]