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Vote for top 2013 vblogs, thanks for your continued support

Vote for top 2013 vblogs, thanks for your continued support

By Greg Schulz

Vote for Greg Schulz (StorageIO) in top vBlogs

Eric Siebert (@Ericsiebert) author of the book Maximum vSphere (get your copy on here) has opened up voting for the annual top vBlog over at his site (vSphere-land).

Maximum vSphere book by Eric Siebert

While there is a focus on VMware and Virtualization blogs, there are also other categories such as Storage, Scripting, pod casting as well as independent for the non vendors and VARs.

VMware vExpert

It is an honor to be included in the polling along with my many 2012 fellow vExperts on the list.

Last year I made Eric's 2012 top 50 list as well as appearing in the storage and some other categories in those rankings (thanks to all who voted last year).

This year I forgot to nominate myself (it's a self nomination process) so while I am not on the storage, independent bloggers, pod cast sub-categories, I am however included in the general voting having made the top 50 list last year (#46).

A summary of Eric's recommended voting criteria vs. basic popularity are:

  • Longevity: How long has somebody been blogging and posting for vs. starting and stopping.
  • Length: Short quick snippet posts vs more original content, time and effort vs. just posting.
  • Frequency: How often do posts appear, lots of short pieces vs. regular longer ones vs. an occasional post.
  • Quality: What's in the post, original ideas, tips, information, insight, analysis, thought perspectives vs. reposting or reporting what others are doing.

Voting is now open (click here on the vote image) and closes on March 1, 2013 so if you read this or any of my other posts, comments and content or listen to our new pod casts at (also on iTunes).

Vote for Greg Schulz (StorageIO) in top vBlogs

Thank you in advance for your continued support and watch for more posts, comments, perspectives and pod casts about data and information infrastructure topics, trends, tools and techniques including servers, storage, IO networking, cloud, virtualization, backup/recovery, BC, DR and data protection along with big and little data (among other things).

Ok, nuff said.

Cheers gs

Greg Schulz - Author Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press, 2011), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press, 2009), and Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier, 2004)

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Cheers Gs

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Greg Schulz is founder of the Server and StorageIO (StorageIO) Group, an IT industry analyst and consultancy firm. Greg has worked with various server operating systems along with storage and networking software tools, hardware and services. Greg has worked as a programmer, systems administrator, disaster recovery consultant, and storage and capacity planner for various IT organizations. He has worked for various vendors before joining an industry analyst firm and later forming StorageIO.

In addition to his analyst and consulting research duties, Schulz has published over a thousand articles, tips, reports and white papers and is a sought after popular speaker at events around the world. Greg is also author of the books Resilient Storage Network (Elsevier) and The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC). His blog is at and he can also be found on twitter @storageio.

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