Cost effective and easier to manage ?
Answer Question | June 16, 2010 5:58 AM
FC, Fibre channel, iSCSI, iSCSI and FC Network, iSCSI Ports, Storage in 2010
Hi all, I want to connect an AS400 to a EMC (storage). Is it possible to make this? Someone can tell me the reference of the HBA adapter please? bests regards
Answer Question | June 10, 2010 9:13 AM
AS/400, EMC, HBA, Storage in 2010
Is there a industry best practice that can guide when one needs to make a decision on buying a DEDICATED server platform for a backup server vs hosting the backup server on a shared server platform? Running one’s backup server on the same server as , say, your print or DHCP server.
Answer Question | June 11, 2010 8:09 AM
Backup Server, Backup server hardware, DHCP, DHCP server, Storage in 2010
1.create database ABC 2.backup database ABC to disk=’D:backupDBABC.bak’ Here i created a new database ‘ABC’.NOW my DATABASE is empty(no objects where created), i am taking full back up,the out put i am getting OUTPUT: Processed 152 pages for database ‘ABC’, file ‘ABC’ on file 1. Processed 2 pages for database ‘ABC’, file ‘ABC_log’ on file [...]
Answer Question | June 16, 2010 3:19 AM
Backup storage, SQL Server 2005, Storage in 2010
Our site has a lot of posting and viewing messages. Considering the I/O based charging by Amazon, would it make sense to host a forum on the S3?
Answer Question | July 7, 2010 6:55 PM
amazon s3, Host management, Storage in 2010
We’re interested in hosting a ton of videos in the cloud to cut down on transfer costs and the need to buy a bunch of storage boxes. What’s the transfer speed like across Amazon instances? About how long would it take for a proper CDN to pull a large video file? Have you run into [...]
Answer Question | June 16, 2010 4:44 PM
amazon s3, Cloud storage, Storage in 2010
Planning a migration from Oracle 10gR2 to Oracle 11g. Below are the specifications, what should I consider before starting a plan? Any experience in this – advice greatly appreciated. Conditions to meet during migration: 1) Currently Our Production Database 10gR2 is on Solaris server. (Server- N3000). 2) And now we are migrating to Oracle 11g [...]
Answer Question | June 8, 2010 3:31 PM
Oracle 10g R2, Oracle 11g, Oracle migration, Storage in 2010
Just a background, my volume group backup consumes 5 tapes. Backup using the “find . -print….” Now, I would like to restore a file which i know is from the 3rd tape. Using restore command restore -xvqf /dev/rmtx ./ /[filename] The system always ask for the first tape. Is there a restore command that can [...]
Answer Question | June 9, 2010 11:13 PM
AIX, Backup, Storage in 2010, Unix administration, Unix commands, Unix Servers, Unix tools
Storage sales are up in the first quarter of 2010. Who do you think the key players in storage in the remaining quarters are going to be? What are you and your company allocating to storage solutions in 2010?
Answer Question | June 16, 2010 7:57 PM
Open IT Forum, Storage in 2010
I am asking about a video surveillance storage solution as we have to store 100 terabytes/day of live video stream that is coming from 900 PTZ cameras. We also have to keep the recordings in storage for 90 days before archiving.
Answer Question | June 16, 2010 4:32 PM
DVR, NVR, SAN, Storage, Storage in 2010, Storage products and equipment, Terabyte, Video Storage
We have a data center I was thinking of acquiring a SAN unit from, then using DFS to copy server files to the SAN and then back that information to a remote storage site. How do I accomplish this with laptops? Do I use folder redirection, that takes too much time when logging in?
Answer Question | June 16, 2010 4:28 PM
Backup, Data Center management, DFS, Remote backups, SAN, Storage in 2010, Storage strategy
Hello Sir, i m creating a partition as use master go create database mypartpracdb214 on primary (name=db_dat, filename=’c:partitionpracticedb.mdf’,size=4mb), –filegroup fgi –(name=fgi_dat,filename=’cpartitionpracticefgi.mdf’,Size=2mb), filegroup fg2 (name=fg2_dat,filename=’c:partitionpracticefg2.mdf’,size=2mb) log on (name=db_log, filename=’c:partitionpracticelog.mdf’,size=2mb,filegrowth=10%); go create partition function partfunc (int) as range left for values(1000,2000,3000,4000,5000) create partition scheme mypartschm as partition partfunc to ([fg1],[fg2]) After executing the partition scheme code it [...]
Answer Question | June 7, 2010 12:37 PM
Partitioning, SQL Server, Storage in 2010
The specific pieces of info I am looking for are default settings for: Disk Order Raid 5 Parity Distribution, Parity Length, Controller-reserved sector information (Reserved from Start sector), Not sure if it makes a difference but it was originally a 4 Disk raid 5, but later RAID was expanded with a 5th disk)
Answer Question | June 7, 2010 6:05 PM
PERC Arrays, RAID, RAID 5, RAID configuration, Storage in 2010
My old web server has just gone pop and I want to replace it with a low end Dell PowerEdge server. I have a few questions. I want to drop in my own pair of SATA drives rather than buy from Dell. I plan to install Ubuntu Server Edition and use software RAID1. Please tell [...]
Answer Question | February 3, 2011 2:46 PM
Dell PowerEdge, RAID, Storage in 2010, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Servers
We have been having massive problems with a storage array (Dell md3000i). The issue has been escalated to the highest levels of Tech Support, at which point they advised us that we have a “punctured stripe” on our array. The prescribed resolution is to vacate, wipe-out and re-build the array, then re-populate. I am wondering [...]
Answer Question | January 17, 2012 2:43 PM
RAID, RAID 5, RAID Array, Storage in 2010
Whenever I give a disk rescan, the server mysteriously gets hung. the system log throws the following error – “A connection to the target was lost, but Initiator successfully reconnected to the target. Dump data contains the target name.” Storage : Stonefly optisan Host : Windows 2003
Answer Question | June 3, 2010 2:16 PM
iSCSI, Optisan, Stonefly, Storage Area Networks, Storage in 2010, Windows Server 2003
Recently attempted to repair a customer’s RAID (Adaptec 2410SA card 4x SATA) set as RAID 1+0 reporting RAID failure, disks looked good. Couldn’t boot from the Adaptec CD on site, couldn’t download a new CD from vendor (required entering of card serial number which was declined – still in discussion with vendor as they claim [...]
Answer Question | June 4, 2010 1:26 PM
RAID, RAID rebuild, Storage in 2010
I work at home, and I often have files upwards of 4GB. Would a normal NAS FAT32 be adequate or do I need a NTFS because of file size? How is data recovery with NTFS if something happens to the NAS? Would I need to buy a GLAN? Any advice, including brands, is welcome.
Answer Question | June 4, 2010 1:22 PM
Data Recovery, FAT32, NAS, NTFS, Storage in 2010, Storage products and equipment
Assistant Community Editor Melanie Yarbrough put together a list of top storage experts to follow on Twitter, but we’d love to get your suggestions, too, particularly if you’re an expert worth following yourself!
Answer Question | June 3, 2010 2:23 PM
Storage analysis, Storage in 2010, twitter
For a while now, everyone has been talking about how Tapedrive has been finally nixed by digital storage like NAS and SAN, but tape is still being used by enterprises, whether due to compliance or cost issues. Are you using tape as your storage/backup solution or a mixture of different media? Do you plan on [...]
Answer Question | August 11, 2010 4:59 PM
NAS, Open IT Forum, SAN, Storage in 2010, Tape storage