We have a Dell MD3220 attached through two 6Gb/s HBA controllers. We want to enable Load Balancing to improve performance. What at the requirements and steps?
We currently have 4 Linux nodes with local storage, arranged in two active/passive pairs with storage mirrored using DRBD, running virtual machines (actually using Xen Hypervisor) for typical hosting ...
I'm trying to get my head around how a multi lane x4 SAS connector works in a DAS system such as the Dell MD1000. I understand that each lane is 3Gbps, and that multiple hard drives can share a lane. ...
I am about to order a server including a DAS with 12 HDDs. However, since I haven't used such a device before I am not sure if I understood its functionality correctly. If I connect such a device to ...
I'm running a workstation with dual xeon 5690's (12 physical/24 logical cores), 192 gb of ram (ie, maxed-out), Windows 7 64bit, 5 slots for adapter cards, and 1 tb of internal storage, with 5 more ...
While doing the OS scanning the driver is not visible, causing me to be unable to make a backup (which is offline). The server is directly attached to the SCSI tape library (DAS environment). What ...
I need to setup an "cold fail over" to our database server. Since we cannot run an real HA because an software issue, I'm planning to connect 2 server to a single storage. If main server fails, I just ...
I've got a Promise vTrak m210p subsystem. It supports LUN mapping & masking, and has two SCSI channels (2 VHDCI ins & 2 outs on rear of device). I believe this question will probably apply ...
What is the difference between SAN, NAS and DAS?