• Exchange 2003 / File Server Cluster – Best practice – WHAT IS your OPINION?

    I have setup a 2-node Win2k3 cluster with a PowerVault 13 Disk Storage. WE are using this for: 1) Exchange and 2)File/Print services I have a 2 140GB disk on a RAID 1 for with partitions q: for Quorum and E: I have the rest of the 11 on a RAID 5 139 TB 1 partion d: ** This will be for 250 USERS...

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  • RAID 1 or RAID 5

    I have 1 file server and 1 email server. both are Win2k3....one with exchange 2003 one with SQL 2000 but only 4 people using a small accounting program on it. Both are Dual XEON 2Ghz processors 1 Gb RAM 15K rpm hard drives. Ultra SCSI 160 controllers File server has software RAID 1, Exchange Server...

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  • Installing RAID 1 on XP machines or use server software?

    We have a mission critical robot on the production line that is run by 3 pc quality machines running NT4 workstation. They are referred to as A B and C It has crashed 2 times in the last year. Both times it was the motherboard on PC B. This machine runs 24x7. The IT department has not had much...

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  • Exchange restores from swapped raid 1 drives

    My question relates to hardware and exchange. In this scenario I would be running a set of hotswap raid 1 drives: one with exchange and the information store databases and another with transaction logs. If my Information store were to become corrupt and I loaded a backup set of drives with the...

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  • Installing Win2003 Server on a RAID Disk

    Can WIN2003 Server be installed on a disk that is part of a RAID 0 or RAID 1 array? I am trying to install Win2003 Server on an IBM eServer series X206. I have two 80 GIG SATA drives attached to a SATA RAID controller and have them both defined as members of the array. I tried both RAID 0 and RAID...

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  • Upgradation of raid

    hi all how can i upgrade my raid level 1 to level 5 without loss any data and policy in domain controller regards mukesh

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  • RAID 1 – How to upgrade disks

    Hi there, I'm currently running a Windows Server 2003 (web edition) box which runs 2 8GB U320 SCSI disks, which make up a RAID 1 array. On this array, is a C: and D: logical drive, C being my OS and applications, D being my data. I've just purchased 2 148GB drives, which I now want to swap in to...

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  • RAID question

    I currently have the following setup on my server: Win2k3 Adaptec 29160 Ultra 160 SCSI adapter 2-36G SCSI drives 2-73G SCSI drives the 36G holds the OS and programs the 73G holds data files I have each mirrored with software RAID 1 in the OS I am ordering a new hardware RAID SCSI controller to make...

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  • Deciding on configurations for SQL Servers

    My new server has 3 x 146GB SAS 15k 3.5" HD, which came pre-configured as RAID 5, and 2x 73GB SAS 15k 3.5" HD, which came as RAID 1. Should I leave this configuration as is or should I change it?

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  • RAID Levels on SAN

    When deploying SQL Server 2005 Enterprise whether it is 32-bit or 64-bit versions using a SAN backend, does the Storage Methodologies regarding RAID1 (VRAID1) or RAID5 (VRAID5) change? There are differences of opinions in our organization regarding this issue. From the DBA Standpoint we strive to...

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  • Raid1 vs Raid5 Microsoft exchange data

    We are implementing Microsoft Exchange on a EMC DMX3500 DASD Subsystem that has 146GB and 300GBs. Talked to Gartner Group Consultant Bob Passmore and he is strongly recommending RAID 1: his justification is based on the fact that RAID 1 is double the number of disk drives; therefore you cut what is...

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