• HP Dataprotector vs. EMC Networker

    A SearchStorage.com reader recently asked: What's best: HP Dataprotector or EMC Networker

    Andrew Burton425 pointsBadges:
  • iSCSI vs FC SAN

    We are trying to determine if there is any impact to MS SQL 2000 servers given either a iSCSI SAN vs Fibre Channel SAN. The majority of the databases are read/query intensive during the day, and write intensive during the overnight job cycle. Currently we have 8 SQL database servers (Windows 2000)...

    Jennifer20050 pointsBadges:
  • EMC vs Isilon

    Who uses Isilon? Has anyone seen a pros and cons list developed for Isilon? I'm doing some research on Isilon, EMC, and Pillar Systems. We are a media content driven organization and the content will be stored on one of the three or a combination of the three storage company's products. At the same...

    Will I Am0 pointsBadges:
  • Is synchronous replication possible between EMC DMX4 and EMC CLARiiON CX3-80?

    I would like to know whether synchronous replication is possible between EMC DMX4 and EMC Clariion Cx3-80 storage systems. I understand MirrorView software replicates only between two Clariion CX models and SAN Copy configured on the Clariion CX3-80 could only do asynchronous replication, but does...

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • EMC Symetrix DMX- Power Query

    I have a EMC Symetrix DMX, which requires three phase power. Unfortunately our site only has single phase power. Is it possible to bypass the three phase PDU and connect directly to the 10A connections on the power strips at the back of the boxes. Will this work?

    Muffback5 pointsBadges:
  • Solaris command for enabling dual path for EMC?

    Can I enable the dual path (EMC) if so what's the command in Solaris

    Arunkb1235 pointsBadges:
  • EMC Heat summary tool

    does anyone know how to take multiple heat summary's from EMC and combine them into one report, or spreadsheet, fairly easily? When you have about 100 hots to review it is very tedious to go through each heat report. EMC CE's I know have used some script to consolidate them...just curious if i have...

    Nansmo5 pointsBadges:
  • Server OS failure need to configure 2nd disk RAID 1

    the server had an os fauilure and i would like to build it on the first disk and add the second disk later but configure them both to be Raid 1. Is that possible

    ITKE1,021,295 pointsBadges:
  • SAN Replacement Cycle 3 vs. 5 years

    For us, our SAN is a capital purchase and our capital budget is on a five year cycle. However, EMC is on a three year replacement cycle. This causes us budgeting problems. What replacement cycle does your SAN vendor promote?

    PastaFazole5 pointsBadges:
  • What is the correct denotation of a SAN?

    A lot of people speak about a SAN when they mean a Storage Array. Can anyone help me in the correct denotation of the words SAN and Storage Array?

    RonaldBazuin55 pointsBadges:
  • Intel Matrix Storage Manager

    Will I loose data if I go to mirrored/RAID drives? I bought a HP e9180f with Vista 64 pre-installed on a 1T drive. I have another 1T drive from my old machine. They play nice together (no hardware/software issues) and I would like to mirror them. But the Intel tool is inconsistent about telling me...

    Mmdmurphy30 pointsBadges:
  • I don’t know which storage system to buy!

    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?

    Meeteetse5 pointsBadges:
  • Path of a disk IO

    Hi all, I know this is a pretty big question but just trying to learn as much as I can about this topic. I wanted to understand how IO travels in a SAN. Lets say for example, I have a linux host connected to a SAN. If I copy a 2MB file, can someone walk me through what happens. I realize a LOT...

    Thebug15 pointsBadges:
  • Managing an EMC SAN with SMI-S and SNMP

    Which technologie should I use between SMI-S and SNMP to manage an EMC SAN? I heard that SMI-S offers more management for SAN. What can SMI-S do that SNMP cannot do?

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • Configuring tier 0 on a SAN

    Can I configure Tier 0 on a SAN ?

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • SATA DRIVES – FRYS OR MY RESELLER?

    WHY IS IT THAT SATA DISK DRIVES ARE CHEAPER PER GB AT RETAIL STORES OVER THE MANUFACTURER? I THINK I KNOW BUT WANT SOMEONE ELSE' OPINION.

    Lefox5 pointsBadges:
  • Estimate SQL Server tempdb space for a query

    Database - MS Sql Server How to estimate the amount of space that a query uses in tempdb? I am trying to join certain transaction tables that are really huge - about 300GB. Is there a way I can compute the space that the query might take in tempdb based on factors like: 1. Columns retrieved 2. Join...

    BR5 pointsBadges:
  • I’ve been hacked — I think….

    I'm an IT administrator with a little over 500 end users, running Windows 2000 and XP. One of our users is experiencing a problem with her Internet connection suddenly dropping for no apparent reason. When she restarts her computer, everything works fine for awhile, but then the connection drops...

    LMullen0 pointsBadges:
  • RPG/400 – Reduce Manual Intervention

    Currently when we run EOD we have to wait for the other system's file. If the file did not arrive after some time, I will prompt message for operator to reply the message when the file is ready. How do I split my job so that we can use control M to submit the job and reduce operator intervention....

    JoBi85 pointsBadges:
  • Automated backup of IFS to tape

    What command would I use to write an IFS file to tape and delete it on a daily basis?

    AS400 - Ask the Expert485 pointsBadges:

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