• RAID 5

    I JUST WANT TO KNOW, HOW TO CONFIGURE RAID5? I DON'T HAVE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT RAID I KNOW WHY IT USED BUT DON'T HAVE MORE KNOWLEGE SO PLEASE GIVE KNOWLEDGE IN TOP TO BOTTOM

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  • Reconnecting data store to reload of ESX

    My ESX server died due to hw failure. My data store resides on a seperate RAID5 set and I need to reconnect the datastore to my new ESX load. How can I do this without destroying the data in my disconnected /vmfs datastore?

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  • Increasing server performance

    Help reviving servers. Configuration current: 8 300GB disks in Raid 5 10000RPM Each. Total 2TB (70%Full) with an average of 68kb files tottal of 24 million files. The curent read rate is at 8MB/Sec on NTFS windows 2003 Partition. Any suggestions on increasing performance on current configuration....

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  • Host based Striping of LUNs

    I'm looking for some information regarding host based striping of LUNs - specifically to improve performance. I have a Raid 5 LUN that hold a database. I know that I have a latency issue on this LUN so i'm debating whether to split the LUN into two seperate Raid 5 LUNS then stipe these using host...

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  • Application server SW and HD in SOHO

    I am looking for advice and guidance. What kind of hardware I will need? What kind of software technologies should I start looking in to? What software packages are most relevant to what I am looking for? (I am not an IT professional and not in IT related business! ) I am looking to learn HOW TO...

    Dadara0 pointsBadges:
  • IBM DS400

    Hi, We have IBM ds400 storage device Which as configured RAID 5 with fc cable for windows 2003 server .Problem is if we restart the server we are not able to see assigned partion in server,once again if we restart then it is visible.I have updated all firmware,bios and patchs but also same issue.IT...

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  • 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...

    TheVyrys0 pointsBadges:
  • Capacity Expansion on RAID 5 Array

    I recently replaced the 4 18GB drives one at a time in my HP NetServer with 73 GB drives. The capacity shows up as the original 54 GB. I check the drives with disk manager and no additional unused space appears. How do I get the unused space to appear so I can create another volume or expand an...

    Jabate0 pointsBadges:
  • 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

    Mukeshsingh20 pointsBadges:
  • New way of handling RAID 5?

    As an Oracle DBA, I have heard and read a lot about RAID 5 and what it can do to database write performance. Now I understand RAID 5 has been improved to the point that all of the things that caused the overhead are now being handled in disk cache, and write times are now close to that of RAID 0+1....

    Mljsher0 pointsBadges:
  • Which RAID level should we use?

    A SearchStorage.com member recently asked: We have three 73 GB, U320, SCSI, 1-in, 15K, PE 2850s, with MR5 ROMB RAID-5 drives, to use in a server that will be doing file sharing and print serving. Is RAID-5 the best configuration?

    JenH0 pointsBadges:
  • Exact copy of Exchange Server

    I have Exchange 2003 in my domain, and I'm running out of storage. I have done 2 defragments for the databases already (I did that on another computer by copying the edb and stm files, defragment them and then move them back to place). But now I'm running out of space again. I have no room for HDD...

    Kingleo15 pointsBadges:
  • DFS real time replication in roaming profiles and home directories

    Sorry for a possible repost. Is it ok to use two Win2008 servers (dual core Xeon with SAS disks in RAID 5) to set up a DFS target with real time replication for roaming profiles and users' home directories so if one of the servers fails, the users will still be able to access their data? The...

    lfpuc25 pointsBadges:
  • 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?

    SQL Server Ask the Experts2,585 pointsBadges:
  • NAS or SAN?

    We have a need to run numerous virtual servers from a NAS/SAN. The questions is, which should we choose? THe product we support (Citrix XenServer) supports either for backend virtual system storage and can run VM's from either. Currently, our needs are small. We have about 10 virtual servers that...

    Isdpcman20 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    ROWENS07150 pointsBadges:
  • Syncing Software recommendations

    One of my VIP end users (a senior scientist in our building) has put in a request for the following setup: He wants us to build him 2 8-TB file servers, identical in design. This is not a problem, I've done this already for our own use. One server will be in his lab for their use. He wants the...

    Lonewolfbw525 pointsBadges:
  • SAN storage solutions on SQL Server

    It has been said somewhere on this site that “what will be more advantageous [for SAN storage] are more drives in the array versus a couple of very large drives.” However, if the whole lot of arrays is a bunch of disks RAID-5 that are presented as a logical disk and then partitioned into many...

    SQL Server Ask the Experts2,585 pointsBadges:
  • server How I can install win2K3 in HP prolient ML350 server with RAID5 for first time

    How I can install win2K3 in HP prolient ML350 server with RAID5 for first time

    Mizomotaz40 pointsBadges:

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