• How to set qlogic BIOS setings

    A SearchStorage.com reader recently asked: How do you set qlogic BIOS setings?

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  • IBM TS7740 Virtualization Engine

    Does anyone know what IBM disk controller or disk array is integrated as the disk buffer into their recently announced TS7740 enterprise tape virtualization solution?

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  • How do you increase the primary partion size in Win2K Pro

    I am running into space issues on a Win2K Pro desktop. How can I expand the primary partion (C: drive) to utilize unused space on another drive (on the same physical disk)? I do also have a second physical disk with space available if a solution exists using that option. Could I solve the space...

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  • storage

    Hi , I am mahesh.j a fresher , i would like build my carrier on storage .where i am familer to storage hardware now i would like expertise on it.My question is that how to be expertise on it, so i would request u all help me on it by ur guidlines. what are platform of operating system,application...

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  • Report from check disk on active NTFS partition

    If I run check disk on the next system boot, I'd like to know if it found and fixed any problems. Does it generate a report, and where would I find it? Someone suggested the event log, but I may not know what I am looking for: a log, a report, a breif line item description?

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  • Hard Disk Data Recovery – NTFS MBR Failure

    Hello everyone, I have a Western Digital 800JB ATA 80GB 7200rpm drive that was used for a time as a boot drive for WXPP. It was replaced recently as a boot drive by a smaller 40GB drive, and the 80GB drive relegated to backup duties (slaved to a CD drive on a 40-wire cable). Before full transfer of...

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  • Hard drive failure

    I have a "Maxtor 40GB" in which I installed Windows 2000 on its first partition (I split it into 4 partitions and formatted all of them using FAT32), now I can't access its primary partition but when I connect the drive as a slave I can see all the partition, I can save files to the other three...

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  • Hard Disk Data Recovery – NTFS MBR Failure-2

    Hello everyone, I have a Western Digital 800JB ATA 80GB 7200rpm drive that was used for a time as a boot drive for WXPP. It was replaced recently as a boot drive by a smaller 40GB drive, and the 80GB drive relegated to backup duties (slaved to a CD drive on a 40-wire cable). Before full transfer of...

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  • cyclic redundancy check error on floppy

    I backed up some data to a floppy for temporary safekeeping, then reformatted the hard drive of the pc the data had been on, and reinstalled the OS (WinXP) and programs. When I try to restore the data from the floppy, I receiver an error about a "cyclic redundancy check" failure and the data will...

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  • Compressing Old Files

    Hello, I would like to know the option(Compressing Old Files) which comes up during disk cleanup in win XP and win 2000. Is it good or bad? I mean, If I do the compression regularly will that effect my system/files in a long run? Is it same to that option (compress drive to save space) in disk...

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  • Mix luns from 300 and 146gb drives when provisioning storage capacity

    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 has 146gb...

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  • Software to ensure users store files in a central location only

    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?

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  • Failover clustering in windows 2003 environment.

    A SearchStorage.com reader recently asked: I want to test a failover clustering in windows 2003 environment. As am doing this at home, I don't have a SAN or Shared SCSI with me. Am struck at Shared Quorum. If am using Majority Node Cluster, is it possible to test with the IDE hard disks of these...

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  • Alternative to EMC VisualSRM?

    Could you kindly advise a competitive product against EMC VisualSRM Suite. I need to source for an alternative solution.

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  • What’s the right backup tape for 15 terabyte backup?

    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?

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  • What is the best solution (DVR, NVR or SAN) for video storage with 300 terabyte per day for 90 days storage?

    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.

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  • Suggestions for home storage solution

    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.

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  • Digital photo and video archiving software

    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...

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  • Best Storage Solution

    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...

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  • Type of storage/backup solution

    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 well. The...

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