Tag Archive For: DSS V6

WHD2012.global highlights: 190 Virtual Machines running on 178 TB with HA Storage

Last week I was visiting the World Hosting Day Event in Germany as usual and I’ve wanted to provide you all with some highlights. Intel was presenting the innovative Romley ...

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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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Open-E DSS V6 volume replication (DRBD)

A few words about DSS V6 volume replication (DRBD)

We are sure some of you have thought about DRBD – about its use and operation. Here is some information about it – a few benefits, some drawbacks, tips and ...

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Public cloud hosting and private clouds

Public cloud hosting and private clouds: how do they do it?

Recently we’ve seen an explosion of new ideas based on the ‘cloud computing’ concept, and the chances are that many of you want to participate in this lucrative market as ...

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Iometer

Random vs. Sequential explained.

Very often, storage product users do not know what kind of performance numbers to expect in real operations. Why do storage vendors claim such great performance when measured by an ...

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Storage server

144TB of raw storage in 4U

Last week I visited WHD2011 (World Hosting Day) in Rust, Germany. As usual there was plenty of interesting news and lots of ideas on how computing is going to develop ...

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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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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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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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