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How to Shrink a Volume on Equallogic SAN

I extended a disk on a DB server (so we could temporarily restore a database) and I would like to shrink the volume back down now that the data has been deleted. I deleted the data and shrank the ...
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iSCSI SAN Implementation with several ESXi hosts and two Equallogic SANs

I work for a small state college. We currently have 4 ESXi hosts (all made by Dell), 2 EqualLogic SANs (PS4000 and PS4100) and a bunch of old HP Procurve switches. The current setup is very far from ...
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SAN Suggestions for ESX? [closed]

I now need to start planning the replacement of our main ESX cluster. Implementation will be around December time but it suddenly doesn't seem that far away. Right now I have a pair of ESX hosts, ...
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Expected IOPS for log writing on PS6000X SAN?

Customer is experiencing poor Sybase ASE 15 performance on a PS6000X SAN with 16 X 450GB 10K in RAID-50. The server is a Dell R710 running 2003 server R2 64bit in ESX 4.0.0,256968 I've used sqlio to ...
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Getting Partial / No Redundancy on VM's created on latest datastore

First some background. I'm in the process of upgrading my ESX servers from 3.5 to vSphere 4 and so far I have setup the new vCenter Server. Before I start the upgrade of the ESX, I needed more ...
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Need to change IP address of iSCSI SAN without disruption to service

We are in the process of a network redesign and I am now down to changing the IP address of the Equallogic iSCSI SAN that is in use by our VMware ESX servers. The Equallogic has three active ethernet ...