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Answer Question | May 3, 2011 6:08 PM
Knowledge Point Bounty, Open IT Forum, Storage hardware, Storage management, Storage virtualization, Storage virtualization software, Virtualization
I have a SATA drive that does not write what voltages are required for SATA 3.3v/5v/12v, as I have only 3.3v and 5v not the 12v. Do I have to chase pins 5/6 on the data bus to find the problem?
Answer Question | November 26, 2009 5:36 PM
SATA, Storage, Storage hardware, Voltage
Do you use mostly traditional Fibre Channel or FCoE devices in your organization, or a balance of both? What are the contributing factors? What would be the tipping point that would cause you to switch from using mostly one type over to the other? Also see: Will 2011 be the year of Fibre Channel over [...]
Answer Question | August 18, 2009 8:37 PM
FCoE, Fibre channel, Fibre Channel over Ethernet, Storage hardware
Could anyone relate to me there experiences (pro or con) regarding either IBM XIV or 3PAR storage units?
Answer Question | June 26, 2009 1:44 PM
3PAR, IBM 3PAR, IBM XIV, Storage hardware, Storage products and equipment, XIV
Hi, I have newly started to work on Storage Doamin. We a LACIE configued in our Company..its a new stoarge based company. We work on Cluster based stoarge system where we need to configure Master & slave. we attached all nodes into a primary storage pool. Now I am quite confused whether is it a [...]
Answer Question | February 10, 2010 3:48 PM
DAS, Direct Attached Storage, NAS, Storage hardware, Storage Systems
I am planning my disk array upgrade, and I want to know if anyone has any thoughts, or if there are any reference/best practice/white papers, for accessing heterogeneous disk arrays to a Windows server using a single HBA via SAN. Any concern about the multi-path software?
Answer Question | November 18, 2008 6:49 PM
Disk arrays, HBA, Heterogeneous disk arrays, SAN, Storage best practices, Storage hardware
Dear Experts, I am evaluating storage solution for my office application running on MS SQL/Oracle/Exchange 2003 etc. As usual, the only two big players in the market are HP & IBM. IBM proposed N5200/N3700 to HP EVA4000. As far as I understand, the N5200/N3700 is a IPSAN compare to EVA4000 of FC SAN. Moving forward, [...]
Answer Question | February 3, 2009 11:38 PM
EVA4000, FC, iSCSI, SAN, SATA, Storage hardware