I’m looking for any info on NAS migration planning from a large Windows (2k3) file serving architecture (circa 300 servers and 80TB data) to a centralised NAS solution from either EMC or Netapps, though dont need product specific info. I’d really like to get my hands on a plan to show the tasks in some [...]
Answer Question | February 3, 2009 5:42 AM
EMC, NAS, NAS migration, NetApps, Windows Server
hi, i have 2xSE9900. one for the Production (prod) and one for Development (dev), few clustered DB servers (some inter domain and some normal clustered) which total more than 5. the servers are running different Solaris versions, VXVM versions but all using Sun cluster. for the next phase of implementation the number of DB servers [...]
Answer Question | May 18, 2005 6:05 AM
Backup & recovery, DataCenter, Disaster Recovery, EMC, Hitachi Data Systems, IT architecture, Storage servers, Sun Microsystems, Veritas
Does anyone have any products comparison data between Network Appliance gfiler and EMC’s NAS Gateway?
Answer Question | September 5, 2008 11:21 AM
EMC, gFiler, NAS Gateway, Network Appliance
A SearchStorage.com reader recently wrote to ask: Does EMC Symmetrix z8530/8000 use a separate backup battery to protect cache, or does it use the full system backup battery?
Answer Question | September 26, 2008 1:56 PM
Backup & recovery, EMC, EMC Symmetrix z8530/8000, Storage products and equipment
A SearchStorage.com reader asks: WE have a data center server, 2003 servers and two HBAs in each node. Both the cards are Emulex Fibre Channel Cards. One card is already in working condition. We have recently added the second HBA card. The driver was updated, and I am able to detect two HBAs from the [...]
Answer Question | August 6, 2009 10:27 AM
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What are five best rules of thumb when reviewing output from system monitors for preventing future problems. The system monitors could be any SMF/RMF MICS TSO/MON MXG OMEGAMON system monitor type report for reporting on the mainframe. Example might be 1. sustained CPU utilization over 85% 2. Long I/O ques 3. large variation in on-line [...]
Answer Question | August 6, 2009 5:39 PM
Availability, Capacity planning, EMC, Hardware, Hitachi Data Systems, IBM, Integration with other platforms, Mainframe, Storage products and equipment, Tech support, Third-party services, Vendor support
Could you kindly advise a competitive product against EMC VisualSRM Suite. I need to source for an alternative solution.
Answer Question | October 31, 2010 9:20 AM
EMC, Storage, Storage products and equipment