• Deciding on configurations for SQL Servers

    My new server has 3 x 146GB SAS 15k 3.5" HD, which came pre-configured as RAID 5, and 2x 73GB SAS 15k 3.5" HD, which came as RAID 1. Should I leave this configuration as is or should I change it?

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  • DC power in the data center

    Hi, I'm Peter Bochner, site editor for SearchStorage.com, and I;'m researching a story on electrical power, storage arrays and the data center. My question is a basic one, but I'm having a hard time finding an answer. Only some storage arrays are available with DC power supplies, and these for the...

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  • Rman Backup

    what's the steps to take backup through RMAN and is it required RMAN Repository to backup?

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  • Community Update: New Contest Announcement.

    Now is your chance to win an Amazon gift card based on your activity in the IT Knowledge Exchange Community. Remember: the more you ask, answer or discuss questions, the more Knowledge Points you will earn. This is how the contest works: The top 10 most active members from now until the end of July...

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  • Can I transfer the data between SANs by connecting one HBA to one SAN and the other HBA to the new SAN

    Can I transfer the data between SANs by connecting one HBA to one SAN and the other HBA to the new SAN and copy the data We have around 500gb of data. Any help is appreciated.

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  • NETAPP SnapShot or VTL ???

    Hello, We currently purchased 2 Netapp 3050 Filers for CIFS, FC, and ISCSI. We also have the Snapshot feature, but are not using it at this time. Now we are looking into a VTL for local recovery. Here's our dilema. Why not forget about the VTL and take advantage of the NETAPP's SNAPSHOT...

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  • limit access to usb in windows-server2003

    how can we restrict the domain user to access the usb or cdrom only admin can use it

    RHCE5 pointsBadges:
  • ISCSI storage virtualization?

    A SearchStorage.com reader asks: Happy with a new purchase but I'm getting confused on terms like iSCSI storage virtualization and auto-Provisioning of massive (2TB) logical volumes -- can you help? I was searching the web for iSCSI target software and I wound up purchasing SANmelody software from...

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  • ISCSI storage on our network

    I have set up an ISCSI storage on our network which is working very well. The question I would like to know is does the data that is sent to the ISCSI storage device route through the computer that does the ISCI initiation or does the data go directly from the work station to the ISCSI storage unit...

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  • Storage consultation and procurement

    I'm looking to formulate a RFI/RFP for two separate engagements: Phase 1. SAN analysis - contract someone to evaluate our current SAN and provide recommendations only (vendor neutral). Phase 2. SAN procurement - find what questions to ask and what's important with the purchase of a new SAN

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  • Why are some users no longer backing up on server?

    I have noticed that in our users folder on our server some of the clients are backed up and others have stop backing up. The clients are still using their computers daily. How do I stop and start the sync process? Also, my laptop was never sync'd and now it is syncing; it actually appears, based on...

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  • Problem in accessing CD Drives (VB/VB.Net 2.0).

    Hi everyone, I'm focusing on a real tough problem that I hav been trying to solve since a long time in VB/VB.Net (2.0). I'm trying to detect the Open or close status of the Cd drive door. I'm using mcisendstring function to query the status, mcisendstring("Status CDAudio Mode"). This function...

    Priyamtheone30 pointsBadges:
  • what is the best STORAGE solution for ORACLE db – SAN or NAS ?

    one of my project is very critical for the client . the application will run in 10 different sites . the infrastructure of each site will be : 4 linux servers (2 for ORACLE DB , 2 for websphere) + 1 linux/win server for backup software + DB oracle (~100GB) + storage. i have a very good experience...

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  • Which is faster? SAN or DASD

    In terms of speed/efficiency, which device type is better?

    Taersious15 pointsBadges:
  • Moving Windows 2003 Server to SAN

    Has anyone out there in a Windows 2003 AD environment successfully moved their operation master server’s (RID, PDC, Infrastructure) operating system to a SAN?

    Jerrys525 pointsBadges:
  • restore AS400 to flat file

    How can I restore an AS400 backup tape to flat file? We don't have an AS 400 system.

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  • Password automatic replication

    I would like to know how to set up an automatic password replication in 26 AS400 partitions so as when I change my password in one of them, it replicates to the others. Any idea?

    Brunocl230 pointsBadges:
  • I have a project involving an DS400 SAN connected to 2 Intel Servers IBM345 running Windows Server2003

    Can both servers connect to the SAN at the same time? Can both access the SAN at the same time? If not, what else do I need to make both share the volume on the SAN? If both servers are connected, when one fails the other take charge without restarting it? Is it as simple as detaching and attaching...

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  • RFQ template for SAN implementation

    Help! I've just discovered that I need to implement a new storage solution ASAP. As a starting point, I'm interested in getting my hands on a simple RFQ template for a SAN solution. Is anybody out there aware of such a template and/or can they point me in the right direction. Many Thanks

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  • How To Add Shared SAN Storage to 2 ESX 3.5 Hosts

    I,m trying to add shared SAN storage to 2 ESX 3.5 hosts in preparation to setting up HA, DRS and Clustering. I'm doing this through VMInfrastructure Client 2.5 connecting to VMware Virtual Center Server2.5 I add the SAN storage (600GB, Target ID vmhba2:0:0, LUN 0)to vhost-1 using the name vsan-0. I...

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