Category Archive For: RAID

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 webcast

Understanding Log Files

Logs are there to give us the ability to monitor our storage system activities ensuring its normal operations. Whether or not, you’re the person that analyzes logs on a daily ...

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Open-E webcast

Installing Open-E DSS V7 with two SSDs in a RAID 1

Installing Open-E DSS V7 in your system may be done in multiple ways. In this webcast, our host presents how to use SSD drives in a RAID 1 configuration as ...

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Unusual request…

Last week I was visiting a customer in Sweden for product training. One of the main reasons they required an on-site training was for a very unusual request: The goal ...

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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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Server image

DSS V6 powered Duplex-Server, a better Dual Controller

Recently I was reading an old post about the end of the Dual Controller Architecture. www.informationweek.com/news/storage/ Today, almost 4 years later still Dual Controllers is kind of an obvious choice ...

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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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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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RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4

RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4 – what it is, how it works? The history lesson

After RAID 0 and RAID 1 (with RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1) it is time for RAID 2, 3 and 4. Here we present a small description of the mentioned ...

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RAID 3

What are RAID 1, RAID 1+0 and RAID 0+1

This is the second article from our RAID series. We hope it shows – in the easiest possible way – what RAID is, the idea of it and how it ...

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