We need to add capacity to our EMC DMX4 which currently has 146 and 300gb 15k drives. The 146gb drives may be difficult to get so my questions is given todays technology with drive IOPS, should it be a concern if I need to expand the amount of disk to an existing host that currently [...]
Answer Question | May 22, 2011 1:15 PM
Disk Provisioning, EMC, EMC DMX-4, EMC Symetrix DMX, IOPS, LUN, Storage products and equipment, Tiered storage
Is there an application that limits where users can store files? I’d like to ensure that users save only to our shared cloud storage rather than to the local drive or My Documents. Is there anything like this?
Answer Question | March 3, 2011 6:00 PM
Cloud Computing, Cloud storage, Storage, storage as a service, Storage Managment, Storage products and equipment
What is the right backup tape for me if I am trying to get 15 terabytes backed up? We currently have a LTO3 library but I would love to replace it with higher capacity tapes. Are there any that are reliable? What application should I be using for backups this huge?
Answer Question | July 22, 2010 2:05 PM
Backup, Storage products and equipment, Tape Backups, Tape storage, Terabyte
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
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
We are looking into a way to store, tag, and preserve our photos digitally. There are a number of people who must access these photos and need the capability to get both low-res (for most purposes) and high res photos. We also need a way to easily go through the pictures and find specific photos [...]
Answer Question | May 27, 2010 5:50 PM
Digital photo archiving, Storage in 2010, Storage products and equipment
Hello, hoping that you’ll be able to help me or point me in the right direction. I’m looking for a storage solution for my CA Arcserve Backups. (It utilizes a stagging method whereby it copies backup information to a disk first then migrates it to tape). I currently use a 2TB eSATA enclosure however as [...]
Answer Question | April 28, 2010 7:19 PM
ArcServe, ARCserve Backup 12, Backup, eSATA, Storage products and equipment
I study new storage solution and now I need chose between EVA or EMC, both are the same price and both are 12 disks FC e 12 disks FATA(hp) and SATA(emc).
Answer Question | December 15, 2009 6:57 PM
EMC CX4, EVA4400, Storage products and equipment
Hello, Would you please anybody tell me what are the test conditions or what are the procedure to test of storage product that is based Service Oriented Architecture and file based secondary storage product. Thanks Bib
Answer Question | October 21, 2009 11:31 AM
Performance testing, Performance Testing Tool, Service-Oriented Architecture, SOA, Storage products and equipment
Hi, I am working on synchronous replication implementation. Can anybody tell what are the parameters or criterias on which our synchronous replication implementation may be compared with other sync replication implementations? Also, can anybody provide us with any testbed report link?
Answer Question | October 22, 2009 10:01 AM
Disaster Recovery, Storage products and equipment, Synchronous replication
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
I have a large budget, I need a storage system that stores videos that can be accessed online, I also need to store files (documents) which can be accessed via a mobile network. What do I buy?
Answer Question | August 4, 2009 6:08 PM
mobile network, NAS, SAN, Storage pricing, Storage products and equipment, Wireless access
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 [...]
Answer Question | February 2, 2009 3:08 PM
IDE hard drives, NAS, RAID, SATA, Storage management, Storage pricing, Storage products and equipment
why and when to configure zoning in the SAN switches any body can explian please
Answer Question | September 28, 2008 12:59 PM
SAN, SAN switches, Storage Area Networks, Storage products and equipment
I’ve used the STOP37 product at another company and thought it was great. I’m looking for any information on it that anyone on this site can supply. Is it still being distributed? Where can I get it or information on it? Are there any products like it that other companies are using?
Answer Question | January 3, 2008 1:16 PM
Storage management, Storage products and equipment
Could someone describe the materials required for a fiber channel interconnect for a backbone network. I assume it is a switch, fiber patch “cables” and pci cards for server. Could someone give me information and/or a reference to vendors.
Answer Question | July 15, 2008 5:13 PM
Fibre channel, SAN, Storage products and equipment
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
Answer Question | February 3, 2009 6:33 PM
Antivirus, Application security, Database, Encryption, Microsoft Systems Management Server, Secure Coding, Servers, Storage, Storage management, Storage products and equipment, Storage servers, Viruses
Hey everyone, I just started with a medium sized business doing IT work, and they have asked me to research types of backup solutions. At this point we are running a server that holds about 350 GB of data, and we have 2 remote offsite locations which they would also like to back up as [...]
Answer Question | February 5, 2010 3:27 PM
Backup & recovery, iSCSI, NAS, Online Backup, SAN, Storage management, Storage products and equipment, Storage servers, Windows storage
Hi, I have a Raid Raidtec 3104 model that incloude one logical drive with Raid5 level.It was attached to a HP DL380G4 with Win server 2k sp4. By default in the “View and edit Drives” menu status of chanel2-id4 and channel2-id5 is ‘Used DRV’ !!!!??? In the “View and edit logical Drives -> View Scsi [...]
Answer Question | April 16, 2007 9:17 AM
RAID, SCSI, Storage, Storage products and equipment
I’ve just gotten a Dell NAS running Windows Storage 2003 64…I am trying to load a Backup Exec v9.1 remote server agent on it but unable to get it installed. Can someone help me with this…Thanks Santiago
Answer Question | February 12, 2007 12:03 PM
NAS, Storage, Storage products and equipment, Storage servers, Veritas