Jon William Toigo is a 30-year IT veteran who has worked both as an operative within corporate information systems departments and as a senior consultant with two international systems integrators. He has written thousands of articles and columns for the computer trade press, including Storage magazine, SearchStorage.com, Computerworld, Network Computing, Mainframe Executive, Scientific American, Washington Technology and z/Journal.
Toigo has written 15 books on enterprise computing strategies, including:
- Disaster Recovery Planning: For Computers and Communication Resources
- Disaster Recovery Planning 3rd Edition: Preparing for the Unthinkable
- The Holy Grail of Network Storage Management
- The Holy Grail of Data Storage Management
- The Essential Guide to Application Service Providers
- Automated Training Development Systems: A Cost-Effective Strategy for Corporate Excellence
- Cost Containment: Assessing and Implementing Enterprise Computing Strategies
He is CEO and managing principal of Toigo Partners International, and operates the DrunkenData.com blog on storage and data management. Toigo has also chaired the Data Management Institute since 1992.
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Contributions from Jon William Toigo
- Poor performance? Maybe it’s the app and not storage
- IOPS per what?
- Occupy Storage!
- The essential storage toolkit (that I wished I had!)
- Straight talk about D2D2T
- Effective SAN extension strategies
- The importance of DR planning
- All RAID is not created equal
- Managing costs in data protection
- Five rules for migrating from DAS to SAN
- DR planning: Third-party help
- Reduce the IT impact of power outages
- DR planning phase three: Implement
- Critical design tasks in DR
- Completing a preliminary risk analysis
- No legal mandates for mirroring today
- No one-size-fits-all backup solution
- Think before you invest in D2D
- Happy 'Backup' New Year 2003
- The thirteen days of Christmas