• Need SAN upgrade suggestions

    Need to upgrade our SAN due to performance limitations of the HP MSA2000 using fibre channel to connect to our xen servers Any suggestions on products and your experiences Thanks

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • Ensuring the same data is served when using multiple load balanced servers

    I have a Web server and I need to add another Web server. We will use a load balancer to take care of distributing the load between the 2 Web servers. Users are capable of uploading files and data via FTP and HTTP. I need a technique that will help me make replication for these files and data...

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    ITKE352,580 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...

    ITKE352,580 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:
  • Second tier storage: Putting our DFSMS/HSM ML1 data on FATA-disk

    We are mainframe users (IBM Z9 and Z10). All DASD is IBM DS8300 and we are looking at the implementation of a second tier. We would like to put our DFSMS/HSM ML1 data on FATA-disk. After some calculations we found out that a 150 TB second tier buffer would be big enough to store one year of ML1...

    SearchStorageATE215 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:
  • 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...

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  • 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:
  • Storage management for beginners.

    Which company's Storage Management system is good to know and which is available for download in order to start learning?

    Antonios5 pointsBadges:
  • Backup strategy using Hardware Snapshot

    Has anyone got rid of their backup software and is using Hardware snapshot to provide their backups? If so have you found any gotcha's in this approach? All experiences or thoughts on this backup strategy would be appreciated.

    Yateley0 pointsBadges:

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