• Any common tool for measuring controller throughput?

    I was searching for a long time for a simple tool which can tell us the controller throughput of any SAN environment. Its necessary for every Storage engineer to have this utility to cross verify the subsystem we buy. Ofcourse the vendor will have the tool or LAB benchmark for the same. But those...

    GuruBhai95 pointsBadges:
  • How do I use Veritas Volume Manager DMP with a StorageTek ST2540 array

    We have recently aquired a Sun StorageTek ST2540 array and directly attached it to Sun T2000 server. While the native Solaris 10 MPxIO is able to recognize duel path to the Storage but Veritas DMP is unable to. Could this be because of array support missing in Veritas Storage Foundation Suit 5 for...

    Ranger2k75 pointsBadges:
  • Need new backup solution for 1TB of data

    We are looking for a new type of backup for our server. We currently are using a tape drive but the tapes are worn and do not meet our storage needs. We have received some quotes on different products and we aren't sure what is the best way to go. Right now our options are a NAS storage unit, a...

    ITKE345,300 pointsBadges:
  • Best practices for large storage device

    My company just bought a two large attached storage devices for disk based backup (each device has 14 x 300 gb). Each device has two controllers, and I have two dual channel SCSI HBA's that I can connect them to. Before setting this up, I wanted to check with all of you pro's out there for best...

    Ssilcox0 pointsBadges:
  • Looking for Antivirus for Win Storage 2003 x64 server

    Hi, We are looking for an antivirus software that proven to work well with windows storage 2003 x64 server. Our current product works just fine on all other 2003 servers, but it brings down this one from time to time. Thanks, Oksana

    Oksana0 pointsBadges:
  • Looking for NAS solution

    I have a number of IDE drives (between 250GB - 500GB) that I have out grown over the years. I was curious whether anyone is aware of a NAS (100/GB Int) device or similar chasis / enclosure (USB/Firewire) that accepts IDE drives and is affordable? I would prefer to have all three connections. I need...

    ITKE345,300 pointsBadges:
  • Is holographic storage the latest storage technology?

    is the holographic storage disc is the recent tech. related to storage?? what is after holographic storege disc?? which is the recent storage tech???

    Nikkibittu25 pointsBadges:
  • Will adding eATA interfere with my current RAID setup?

    I just go a new eATA 1.5 TB harddrive what i like to ad to my setup as data back up drive on board i have 4 eATA conections 2 are used for raid 0 this is the setup CybertronPC X-Cruiser SLI AMD Gaming PC – AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ 2.6GHz, 4GB DDR2-667, 2x250GB SATA II (RAID 0), DL DVD±RW, 2x...

    Webpanther5465 pointsBadges:
  • iSCSI SAN Server suggestions?

    We are in the process of purchasing a new SAN server. I was curious if anyone has any good or bad experience with HP, Netapp, Dell, Fujitsu or others. We will be using Exchange 2007 mostly in the environment and need something that is very expandable. Thanks

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • How do I use the current usage data to predict future growth?

    I am taking up responsibility as a capacity planner. Currently, I have created automated reports that can tell me the exact usage of each tier and host for all our boxes. This data is obtained and stored every day. Can you share how I can use the data to analyse utilisation and predict the future...

    Storage Channel ATE15 pointsBadges:
  • capacity management planning for 30+ servers

    Hi all, I have to do capacity planning for each server in our envr. about 30 server, i need an experts help, do u have any tremplate, any tools that can estimate how much storage each server needs for the future "next two years for example" i need it too urgent , any template help me ,,,

    Joseftd5 pointsBadges:
  • Error – Not Enough Server Storage is available to process this command

    Hello Group, We have two windows 2003 standard server with no service packs on which we have veritas cluster with Veritas Storage foundation HA 4.2. The two servers are in Clutered environment managed by veritas cluster server. The Storage to the servers is provided from SAN. We have a DFS cluster...

    Kalyan80 pointsBadges:
  • EMC Clariion CX700 Problems – Data Sector Invalidated

    Hello, I have two EMC Clariion CX700's (which, for convenience we call CX700-1 and CX700-2) and one recently added CX3-40 in my SAN environment using fiber-switch fabric. Over the weekend, I experienced a hardware failure on SPA on CX700-1. After having it replaced by my vendor's technician and...

    UniCal0 pointsBadges:
  • Monitoring software for hardware usage

    Need to determine the best real-time monitoring software for hardware. Would like non-vendor specfic information on usage and suggestions for data placement in Raids and NAS type of storage,along with SOX. This request for help was originally submitted to the Research Assistant on WhatIs.com.

    ResearchAssistant855 pointsBadges:
  • Open File Backups

    Can anyone recommend an open file backup program (other than St. Bernard Open File Manager) that will work with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager? The environment is Windows 2000/2003 clusters using SAN, NAS, DAS with basic/dynamic disks and simple and spanned volumes. Any input will be greatly...

    N2fastbikes0 pointsBadges:
  • Mac, Linux, Windows, Storage

    What or how is the best way to present a single pool of storage to Mac clients using AFP, Windows using SMB/CIFS, and Linux/Unix using NFS? The ideal solution would be users to access all of their data whether they bounced from a Mac to a Linux workstation and then to a Windows system. Basically a...

    Dennisjo5 pointsBadges:
  • how to clone mirrored scsi drives to larger array on win2k3 domain controller

    proliant ml310 Domain Controller (only dc in forest) AHA2940UW/2 scsi drives mirrored the drives have 2 partitions - c: containing the os (win2k3 std) and f: containing the shared data problem: drive f: is running out of room. Client has asked me to increase the storage on f:. I don't want to make...

    Cgsconsulting30 pointsBadges:
  • heterogenous SAN software?

    is there a vendor that does heterogenous SAN software? linux (any flavor) and windows client, it needs to run fast and robust, as we are streaming video over this SAN.

    MarkLewis10 pointsBadges:
  • i am trying to backup of a 80GB database on a network (SAN via NAS) and its taking 10 HRS

    i am trying to backup of a 80GB database on a network (SAN via NAS)and its taking 10 HRS but when i backup up the same database on a local drive it only takes 40 minutes. can anyone help me troubleshoot what the possible issue could be? Thanks

    123456300 pointsBadges:
  • Best Option to Backup A Terabytes worth of Data

    What is the best and cost effective way to backup a 1 to 1.5 Terabytes worth of data? What I am backing up is these scanned in images that are just sitting in a directory but are not backed up. Thanks.

    Asif7820 pointsBadges:

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