• EMC Celerra vs. HP Windows storage server

    A SearchStorage.com reader recently asked: Do you think that a NAS gateway solution EMC Celerra NS704G is comparable with an HP Windows storage server appliance DL585 proliant based machine. I am especially interested in a performance comparision.

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  • EMC? NAS Celerra 704G versus Windows Storage server

    Hi all, Can you compare a NAS EMC? Celerra NS704G against a Windows HP storage server DL585 from a performance point of view? They told me that the WSS server is more for departemental usage. Is this true? Thanks Hans

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  • Lower-end SAN products

    Do you use any lower-end SAN products (EqualLogic, EMC, LeftHand Networks, Compellent Technologies, etc.) in your setup? If so, what do you use?

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  • HBA not showing WWN

    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...

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  • Best rules of thumb?

    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...

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  • HP Dataprotector vs. EMC Networker

    A SearchStorage.com reader recently asked: What's best: HP Dataprotector or EMC Networker

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  • iSCSI vs FC SAN

    We are trying to determine if there is any impact to MS SQL 2000 servers given either a iSCSI SAN vs Fibre Channel SAN. The majority of the databases are read/query intensive during the day, and write intensive during the overnight job cycle. Currently we have 8 SQL database servers (Windows 2000)...

    Jennifer20050 pointsBadges:
  • EMC vs Isilon

    Who uses Isilon? Has anyone seen a pros and cons list developed for Isilon? I'm doing some research on Isilon, EMC, and Pillar Systems. We are a media content driven organization and the content will be stored on one of the three or a combination of the three storage company's products. At the same...

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  • Is synchronous replication possible between EMC DMX4 and EMC CLARiiON CX3-80?

    I would like to know whether synchronous replication is possible between EMC DMX4 and EMC Clariion Cx3-80 storage systems. I understand MirrorView software replicates only between two Clariion CX models and SAN Copy configured on the Clariion CX3-80 could only do asynchronous replication, but does...

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • EMC Symetrix DMX- Power Query

    I have a EMC Symetrix DMX, which requires three phase power. Unfortunately our site only has single phase power. Is it possible to bypass the three phase PDU and connect directly to the 10A connections on the power strips at the back of the boxes. Will this work?

    Muffback5 pointsBadges:
  • Solaris command for enabling dual path for EMC?

    Can I enable the dual path (EMC) if so what's the command in Solaris

    Arunkb1235 pointsBadges:
  • EMC Heat summary tool

    does anyone know how to take multiple heat summary's from EMC and combine them into one report, or spreadsheet, fairly easily? When you have about 100 hots to review it is very tedious to go through each heat report. EMC CE's I know have used some script to consolidate them...just curious if i have...

    Nansmo5 pointsBadges:
  • EMC networker MSSQL Restore hangs

    I am trying to restore the model database on a EMC MSSQLv5.1 client The EMC server is version 7.4.2 When running the restore we can see no activity on the Client and in the Networker console it shows the server as "browsing". In the devices tab no tapes are loading and nothing is reading from...

    Shaun536910 pointsBadges:
  • NAS migration planning and backup options – whitepapers, books, advice!

    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...

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  • Bare Metal Restore

    Looking for referals/recommendations for software solution to provide bare metal restore to different hardware. Note: SQL in use with medical data. Server is Raid 1, Win 2000 DC Would like to use workstation for bare metal restore in a pinch. Symantec claim to provide this but I'm skeptical.

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  • Query on Storage labs

    Hi, We are a Software product company exploring options to test our product offerings on EMC, Hitachi storage arrays. Having said this we are looking out for (commercial) Storage labs such as Veritest that enable fee-based access for external users/non-partners. Please have your advice on this....

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  • Does EMC Symmetrix z8530/8000 use a separate backup battery for protecting cache?

    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?

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  • 3Par and EMC problesm

    I have a Sun x4100 has two qlogix qle2460 HBAs both connected to a 3Par SAN and a EMC cx700 SAN. When both HBA's are active in non-failover mode we can see the LUNs in /proc/scsi/qla2xxx/3 and 4 - BUT fdisk does not see the devices. If we have the HBAs set in failover mode we only see the LUNs on...

    Mberger5 pointsBadges:
  • Network Appliance gfiler vs. EMC’s NAS Gateway

    Does anyone have any products comparison data between Network Appliance gfiler and EMC's NAS Gateway?

    Andrew Burton425 pointsBadges:
  • Access to an EMC SAN

    We are considering moving some apps from individual blades (a growing expense) to a partition of an existing, underused i520. One hang up is DASD, especially moving or reloading the terabytes of data currently held in our SAN. With the new partioning of an i5, especially when running an AIX, or...

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