Snapshots – EMC VNX

VNX Snapshots is a feature introduced in VNX for Block OE Release 32. It was created to improve on the existing SnapView Snapshot functionality by better integrating with pools. In fact, VNX Snapshots can only be used with pool LUNs.LUNs that are created on physical RAID groups, also called Classic LUNs,support only SnapView Snapshots. This restriction […]

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EMC Unisphere Overview

We already shared a post about Unisphere , how to use Unisphere . Here i want to share more  , how you can start working with EMC Unisphere. Launch Unisphere As I mentioned in my previous post, easiest way to launch is to fire up and Internet Browser and type the IP address of Control Station. When […]

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How to Use Unisphere – EMC VNX

Unisphere is web-enabled software for remote management of storage environment. It has all the extras, like widgets and sortable tables, wizards etc. Unisphere Management Server runs on the Storage Processor (SP) and the Control Station. To launch a Unisphere you can fire up an Internet browser and type the IP address of either one of […]

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FAST CACHE – EMC VNX

EMC FAST Cache technology gives a performance enhancement to the VNX Storage Array by adding FLASH drives as a Secondary Cache, working hand-in-hand with DRAM Cache and enhancing overall Storage Array performance. EMC recommend firstly using available Flash Drives for FAST Cache and then adding Flash Drives as a tier to selected FAST VP pools as […]

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HPE StoreVirtual VSA Software & Components

HPE StoreVirtual VSA Software transforms your server’s internal or direct-attached storage into a fully-featured shared storage array without the cost and complexity associated with dedicated storage. StoreVirtual VSA is a virtual storage appliance optimized for VMware vSphere.  StoreVirtual VSA creates a virtual array within your application server and scales as storage needs evolve, delivering a […]

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HP INFOSIGHT COMES TO 3PAR AND GETS AI

HPE Discover is due to kick off in Madrid next week and HPE have continued their current tradition of releasing all the big news before the show. I’ve been lucky enough to attend a few Discovers now and I have noticed some interesting trends in the type of announcements. Previously it was all about physical products, […]

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HP StoreVirtual Multi-Path Extension Module (MEM) for vSphere

With the release of LeftHand OS 12.0, HP have introduced a Multi-Path Extension Module to replace the previously recommended path selection policy being ‘Round Robin’ and Storage Array Type Plugin VMW_SATP_DEFAULT_AA .By default Round Robin would send 1,000 I/O down each path , Reference –  Verify Mutilpath Policy IOPS  . HP StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module (MEM) for […]

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