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Answer Question | June 3, 2010 2:23 PM
Storage analysis, Storage in 2010, twitter
how can i install xp service pack 2 on external hard drive
Answer Question | November 2, 2011 8:31 PM
External hard drives, Windows XP, Windows XP service packs
For a while now, everyone has been talking about how Tapedrive has been finally nixed by digital storage like NAS and SAN, but tape is still being used by enterprises, whether due to compliance or cost issues. Are you using tape as your storage/backup solution or a mixture of different media? Do you plan on [...]
Answer Question | August 11, 2010 4:59 PM
NAS, Open IT Forum, SAN, Storage in 2010, Tape storage
I am looking for SCSI commands, beginners guide/reference which will help me to test the scsi commands in a DAS environment. For e.g. a command to inquire SCSI devices.
Answer Question | June 1, 2010 4:26 PM
DAS, SCSI, Storage in 2010
I’m looking for a low cost online file storage solution that I can access from anywhere. Looking at Dropbox (http://bit.ly/cBUvKA), what others are worthy of checking out?
Answer Question | June 1, 2010 1:42 PM
Dropbox, Online Storage, Storage in 2010
we use a hyper-v server which has a connection with a storage server through ISCSI, we manage the hyper-v server with MS VMM. when creating a machine from a template it copy’s it to itself using BITS cause of that the creating taking 45min for deployment is there any way we can setup hyper-v or [...]
Answer Question | June 1, 2010 1:41 PM
Hyper-V, iSCSI, Storage in 2010, Windows Server 2008 R2
Hi I have Backup Exec 20210 installed on a windows standard 2008 server 64 bit. At first it ran ok and allowed me to setup a backup schedule, now when I try to run it comes up with the following error ,HERSULT: 0X8007000B) I have SQL 2008 installed on the server but we have a [...]
Answer Question | November 9, 2010 7:55 AM
Backup Exec, Backup Exec Error Messages, SQL 2008, Windows Server 2008 64-bit
No mention of them on the player or upload tools. Initially we’ll be looking at 300-500 video uploads a month. Anyone have a suggestion? Thanks to those who responded … but more specifically, I need a decent, moderately priced host to store the videos and provide a decent API/intergation point. My current provider does not [...]
Answer Question | May 28, 2010 8:52 PM
API, Perl, Storage in 2010, Website maintenance
My laptop (Win 7 64-bit) needs a bigger hard drive. I have one in an enclosure connected by USB to the system and need to clone it. Norton Ghost 15 won’t install and Symantec has been poor in the response dept. Need simple, easy, fast, open-source preferred.
Answer Question | July 14, 2010 8:49 PM
Hard Drive Cloning, Storage in 2010, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 7 in 2010
Using LTO 3 Ultrium Data Cartridges. What is the proper method to setting up a new tape. Should it be Labeled first then Inventoried or Inventoried and then labeled. Does the tape need to be cataloged. What are the proper steps to do this?
Answer Question | May 28, 2010 4:21 PM
Backup Exec 12, LTO 3 tape library, Tape storage, Ultrium
Installed two 500GB western digital hard drives and loaded WIndows 7. When I configured them for RAID, Windows 7 wouldn’t boot. Tells me disk error, hit any key. Hit the key and tells me bootmgr is missing. Computer worked before the RAID conffiguration but now won’t boot, won’t repair, won’t do anything.
Answer Question | July 7, 2010 2:02 PM
RAID configuration, Windows 7, Windows 7 error messages
What might be the problem for when i go to shut down my computer and all it does is get rid of all icons on desktop, keyboard & mouse unresponsive? But then i hit reset button and everything works again. But also takes forever to start up, what might these problems be, and how could [...]
Answer Question | June 10, 2010 11:38 AM
backup database, Hardware Management, Programming Language, System Restarting Problem
I am reorganizing the datastores for DR replication. Problem is I have a couple of servers that have a data drive on different data store than the vmx file. When I tryo to move the vm to another datastore it wants to drag the data drive with it. How can I storage vmotion the vm [...]
Answer Question | May 27, 2010 6:18 PM
Data Replication, Storage in 2010, VM Server, VMotion, vmx
We are growing and need to really streamline our operations. Our company consults on various conversion improvement projects. We have a mix of small and larger projects that require many touch points or steps to complete (including back-and-forth and review with the clients at various milestones) I am looking for recommendations for software to manage [...]
Answer Question | June 2, 2010 6:09 PM
SaaS, Storage in 2010, Web-based Storage
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
chkdsk c:/f/r consistently failed to check my HDD, so the interface from Properties->Tools-> Check Now Is there another way to scan HDD for errors, bad blocks and sectors?
Answer Question | May 27, 2010 7:30 PM
Hard disk performance, HDD, Windows XP
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Answer Question | October 31, 2011 2:18 PM
AS/400, Channel, CIO, CRM, Database, DataCenter, DataManagement, Development, ITKE, ITKE Community, Linux, Lotus, Microsoft Live Chat, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Oracle, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VoIP
If i put 4 No. 10/100/1000 ethernet ports on server as well as on storage and i connect and configure teaming of the ethernet ports; what troughput i should get from it. i) 4 GBPS throughput. ii) Less than 4 GBPS throughput and why less.?
Answer Question | June 1, 2010 8:45 AM
iSCSI, iSCSI Interface, Rack mounted servers, Storage in 2010, Virtualization in 2010
If your user home directories are on the network storage, do you have policies in places to keep them from consuming all available space, for instance - deleting files older than 1 year - designated special folder for files to keep, all other are deleted after certain period - quote for every account irregardless I [...]
Answer Question | May 26, 2010 4:45 PM
NAS, NAS (network attached storage), Storage in 2010, Storage management
I am looking for the lowest cost web based storage that let’s me have a folder on my computer to save to. I would love to use just Google Docs for the low cost of extra storage but I don’t know of a way to have a folder on my desk top that since with [...]
Answer Question | May 25, 2010 4:42 PM
Google docs, Storage in 2010, Web-based Storage