Hardware

Thefluffyadmin on February 28th, 2017

This post describes our experience with upgrading from EMC VPLEX VS2 to VS6 hardware, in a seamless non-disruptive fashion. EMC VPlex is a powerful storage virtualization product and I have had several years of experience with it in a active-active metro-storage-cluster deployment. I am a big fan. Its rock-solid, very intuitive to use and very […]

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Warning: This is kind of a rant. Sometimes I really have to wonder if the engineers who build hardware ever even talk to people who use their products. Though I love the EMC VPLEX, I get this feeling of a ‘disconnect’ between design and use more strongly with this product than with many others. This […]

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Jemimus on November 13th, 2015

EMC have released an OVF appliance that is meant to allow you to store and browse 30 days worth of VPLEX performance statistics. Version1 is limited to just a few metrics, but it is a very welcome addition to the VPLEX monitoring tools that are available! Requires GeoSynchrony 5.5 —- Today I was looking up some […]

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Jemimus on May 7th, 2010

One of our batch of Lenovo T500 laptops refuses to boot from our Windows Deployment PXE server. So not easy to get our default company image into it. Hard to explain to Lenovo support what is wrong cause its so very specific. All other network functions are just fine. My colleague ran a trace on […]

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admin on July 7th, 2008

This Saterday, we switched the subnet over, and moved all the remain criticle systems over to a new serverroom across the country. I didnt get to make as many pics as I liked, and no video, this was mainly cause I was so bussy of course. 😀 Half the pics below are curtesy of Arnold. […]

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