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Ping-Node – explained.

We wanted to provide you an in-depth explanation of the Ping-Node offering clarifications on its function and usage. Incorrect Ping-Node configuration and functionality can cause problems with HA clusters. The ...

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What you can expect from SSD?

Hard disk performance is limited by mechanical parts velocity and there is no solution for this issue. Servers are using RAID for redundancy and for performance. Thanks to RAID technology ...

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Shared storage for Linux servers – quickly and painlessly

How to provide access to shared data using Linux based servers and cluster file system? In this post we are going to present quick and painless way to configure the ...

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A Few practical tips about IOmeter

There are plenty of benchmarking tools available but storage professionals mostly use IOmeter. Unfortunately IOmeter is a little tricky to use. You really need to read the user manual first. ...

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Data caching, performance and security

I guess that all of us know that caching the data usually increase the performance, but I worried if all of us are aware about risk that caching the data ...

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Fibre Channel

Enterprise Grade Fibre Chanel SAN in 5 Minutes?

I am not kidding. We were getting queries about the performance of our latest DSS V6 build 4786. So I needed to quickly set up a performance benchmark. It took ...

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A few words about hardware compression in a backup with tape drives.

Most present tape drives include a function called hardware compression. This makes available data compression to the magnetic tape by a drive. In many cases this feature may prove very ...

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Solution: HA Cluster with VMware ESX 4 and DSS V6

Is it possible to configure 10Gb switchless High Available Cluster?

Business continuity is becoming a more and more important feature. A significant portion of the purchases of our Data Storage Software are in pairs. Customers are using pairs of 2 ...

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Multipath – which path should we choose?

Fortunately in Linux  in contrast to our lives we don’t need to choose one path, we are able to choose all paths! In this article, you can find simple description ...

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RAID 5

How does RAID 5 work? The Shortest and Easiest explanation ever!

We all have limited time to study long and complicated information about RAID theories, but you may be interested as to how RAID 5 works. We made it simple for ...

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