• 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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  • 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

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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...

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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • Total throughput on the iSCSI interface (between server and storage)

    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.?

    IHFL5 pointsBadges:
  • The basics of SCSI commands for storage testing

    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.

    ITKE352,485 pointsBadges:
  • Online file storage, access from anywhere

    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?

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  • Hyper-v + iscsi storage

    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...

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  • I need to integrate streaming/flash video into a web site and I need a decent

    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....

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  • Proper Method of setting up a new Tape in Backup Exec 12.0

    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?  

    Soghawk5 pointsBadges:

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