Every now and then I come across an iSCSI configuration which does not conform to best practices. There’s several great posts that cover this, but I thought I’d try to briefly cover some the basics and FAQs in this post.
Category Archives: Storage
In the first post in this series we discussed how ONTAP – the #1 storage platform in terms of revenue – is a storage hypervisor of sorts – providing benefits which parallel those provided by virtualization. In the second post
In our environment we’ve done something which at first glance might seem a bit unconventional to many. We’ve consolidated all OS-based disks (VMDKs) on a dedicated set of datastores, and have done the same with application drives, page files and even
Recently there was an article posted on ZDnet entitled "Converged Infrastructure vs Reference Architecture" which has collected a bit of attention and I wanted to add my thoughts regarding what I thought were some misleading conclusions.
I’ve written several times on this blog about converged infrastructure and a few recent events have compelled me to revisit the topic. These events include the launch of EMC’s VSPEX solution along with my decision to accept a new position
EMC Adds To Their Flash Storage Solutions with “Thunder” and “Lightning” This week EMC announced two new flash based storage products, appropriately codenamed Lightning and Thunder. There’s a recorded webcast here, and also excellent posts by Chuck Hollis (1, 2,
...I reached out to EMC’s Chad Sakac to gain more insights from his perspective on how the various stacks…well…stacked up....
This question has come up several times over the past week, and most recently on Kendrick Coleman’s “Finding the True Value in Vblock” post with Duncan Epping of Yellow Bricks asking some great questions. I commented on the post, but