Category Archive For: Hardware

Open-E DSS V7

New Feature Pack: Open-E Data Storage Software V7 with Avago Syncro® Solution

Good news! Today, Open-E, Avago Technologies and AIC jointly announced the general availability of a new feature pack: Data Storage Software V7 with Avago Syncro® Solution, integrating Open-E DSS V7 ...

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Supermicro security update for IPMI / BMC firmware. Update now and be safe!

A new security feature to encrypt passwords is available from Supermicro for systems running IPMI 1.5 & 2.0 protocols and/or BMC firmware. If you haven’t done so already, please update ...

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Update your Linux driver for Areca ARC-1883 SAS RAID Adapter

Recently, when performing planned test scenarios with different hardware parts, our QA team identified an issue with kernel panic during read operations on the Areca ARC-1883 SAS RAID Adapter. We ...

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Open-E DSS V7 + LSI Nytro = Great Solution

Recently, our QA Lab received the new LSI Nytro MegaRAID. They successfully ran all tests and the product is now listed on our Hardware Compatibility List. The Nytro™ MegaRAID® application ...

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Open-E at Intel Solutions Summit 2013

Warming Up for Intel Solutions Summit 2013

We are excited to be back for another Intel Solution Summit (ISS). This year, it will be hosted at the Convention Centre in Dublin, Ireland ISS 2013 gathers top Intel ...

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Short Story about IO-Errors

Hardware failure is not an exception, it is a normal process. I guess most of you would agree with this statement. The real case we have experienced a few weeks ...

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SSD: Marketing Versus Reality

We can read many articles about the pros and cons of Solid State Drives. We may also hear opinions about them – from supporters and opponents of this technology… and ...

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SSDs

To use or not to use SSDs? That is the admins question!

It’s quicker, it’s lighter, it does not generate any noise and has a lower work temperature…Furthermore, it doesn’t have any mechanical, moving components so it offers you not only a ...

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Data recycling

How to recycle data

What to do with old hard disks? What to do if your company is going to upgrade its equipment? How to get rid of any useless hardware? However we approach ...

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RAID 5, RAID 6

RAID 5? RAID 6? Or other altErnativEE?

Here we are with the next part of our RAID series. This time the article will concern RAID 5, RAID 6 and two alternatives – RAID 5E and 5EE. Take ...

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