• RAID 10, 1/0 or 1+0: do you use this disk technology in your SAP productions?

    RAID 10 (aka: raid 1/0, raid 1+0) disk technology: and would like to know if anybody use it in production machines (in case: which advantages with respect to RAID5?). We know and already have RAID on (not only) production systems but so far only RAID1 and RAID5 were advised by our consultants:...

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  • Dedicated backup server vs shared server.

    Is there a industry best practice that can guide when one needs to make a decision on buying a DEDICATED server platform for a backup server vs hosting the backup server on a shared server platform? Running one's backup server on the same server as , say, your print or DHCP server.

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  • Storage vs Data Warehouse

    would it be correct to paint DW as having 4 layers: Storage, Access, Directory, Analytics? If so what layers would be software and which would be hardware? Thanks!

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  • Missing Icons on Desktop…..

    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 i fix them?

    Jreifenstein001185 pointsBadges:
  • HBA for AS400

    Hi all, I want to connect an AS400 to a EMC (storage). Is it possible to make this? Someone can tell me the reference of the HBA adapter please? bests regards

    ENZ5 pointsBadges:
  • DVD Backup

    I am working on an iseries 520 v5r4m0. Our tape backup is not reliable. So I would like to backup to CD or DVD. Could you tell me what hardware I need to do this? And could it be used with the current IBM backup software.

    Bashawin15 pointsBadges:
  • AIX backup and restore

    Just a background, my volume group backup consumes 5 tapes. Backup using the "find . -print...." Now, I would like to restore a file which i know is from the 3rd tape. Using restore command restore -xvqf /dev/rmtx ./ /[filename] The system always ask for the first tape. Is there a restore command...

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  • Need a plan for migrating from Oracle 10gR2 to Oracle 11g

    Planning a migration from Oracle 10gR2 to Oracle 11g. Below are the specifications, what should I consider before starting a plan? Any experience in this - advice greatly appreciated. Conditions to meet during migration: 1) Currently Our Production Database 10gR2 is on Solaris server. (Server-...

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  • Website capture and comparison

    We have an interesting project in that we would like to be able to capture a web site for off line viewing (I realise there are many apps that can do this) but then we would also like to be able to re-capture the content at a later date and have an automatic process compare the initial capture with...

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  • Where can I find default RAID 5 configurations for Perc5/I (or similar) for reconstructing the RAID from disk images?

    The specific pieces of info I am looking for are default settings for: Disk Order Raid 5 Parity Distribution, Parity Length, Controller-reserved sector information (Reserved from Start sector), Not sure if it makes a difference but it was originally a 4 Disk raid 5, but later RAID was expanded with...

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  • Back up Exec 11d:Backup device error

    I ask for your ideas:I am using an Ultrium lto 3 tape drive .It is not working with the Symantec backup exec 11d installed in the DELL Poweredge 2970 with Windows server 2003 standard SP 2.If I launch the application ie symantec and loadind the job after starting the backup it displays the error...

    Mary815 pointsBadges:
  • SQL Server partitioning

    Hello Sir, i m creating a partition  as  use master go create database mypartpracdb214 on primary (name=db_dat, filename='c:partitionpracticedb.mdf',size=4mb), --filegroup fgi --(name=fgi_dat,filename='cpartitionpracticefgi.mdf',Size=2mb), filegroup fg2...

    Fhhdjfhjdhfjhjdfh135 pointsBadges:
  • Mirrorview and Oracle 9i

    Hi, I would like to create a DR site linking 2 EMC arrays with mirrorview asynchronous. The production is based on Oracle 9i. I am looking for explanation and documentation about how it works with Oracle 9i to restart easily at the remote site after a crash of the production site, in terms of...

    Consty15 pointsBadges:
  • 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.

    ITKE56,510 pointsBadges:
  • RAID repair

    Recently attempted to repair a customer's RAID (Adaptec 2410SA card 4x SATA) set as RAID 1+0 reporting RAID failure, disks looked good. Couldn't boot from the Adaptec CD on site, couldn't download a new CD from vendor (required entering of card serial number which was declined - still in discussion...

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  • STOP 0X00000050 on bootup, both normal and safe mode

    Have a Dell Precision 370 with integral Raid 1 on 2 hard drives, Windows XP Pro SP2. After various error messages, it consistently showed PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA and STOP 0X00000050 on bootup, whether a normal boot or safe mode. Dell diags identified defective RAM and an "uncorrectable data...

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  • Have you taken a shot at the Intel Open Port IT Scavenger Hunt?

    If you're answer is no then what are you waiting for? Get in the hunt! You could win... GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Dell Precision T7500 Tower Workstation FIRST RUNNER UP: $100 Amazon.com Gift Card SECOND RUNNER UP: $50 Amazon.com Gift Card THIRD RUNNER UP: $25 Amazon.com Gift Card IT Knowledge Exchange...

    EmNichs3,250 pointsBadges:
  • Stonefly optisan hanging

    Whenever I give a disk rescan, the server mysteriously gets  hung. the system log throws the following error - "A connection to the  target was lost, but Initiator successfully reconnected to the  target.  Dump data contains the target name."  Storage : Stonefly optisan  Host : Windows...

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  • Top Storage Twitter experts to follow?

    Assistant Community Editor Melanie Yarbrough put together a list of top storage experts to follow on Twitter, but we'd love to get your suggestions, too, particularly if you're an expert worth following yourself!

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  • SaaS software for running an Interactive Agency

    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...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:

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