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You can plug in SATA disks to a SAS backplane. The SAS backplane can not go back to standard SATA ports on the system board. The SAS backplane would need to connect to SAS controller card. The other option would be to forgo the backplane and go from the SATA disks directly to the motherboard SATA ports. (not sure what your system board supports for RAID ...


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Google's implementation is proprietary but whatever method they use, they simply give the user access to their own files, just like any other existing system. There isn't even a need for enhanced permission control on the server since all user operations are controlled through their own API which deals with authentication and privacy issues.


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Azure OS gallery images for Linux are 29GB as you discovered (Windows OS gallery images are 127GB). There are a few tools and blog posts floating around describing methods to increase the OS disk volume size. I'm not going to recommend a tool, but I'll point to the Microsoft TechNet article published here which utilizes the PowerShell Update-AzureDisk ...


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The short answer is: NO. At the very end, you should really consider: - Configure software RAID on Linux VMs in Azure . Definitely a good solution not only in case of need to extend the disk space, it also improves throughput.


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There's no way to really know. The expander is a basic PCIe card. If you see anything on the HP spec sheet, it's likely geared towards an audience who plan to use the expander with HP server equipment. Your use case is not who they're writing the documentation for. However, I don't see any reason you'd run into problems with your setup. That said, I have ...


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Based on your screenshot, something is terribly wrong with your setup. You have three disks, each configured as a RAID 0 logical drive. Therefore you have no redundancy and can't remove a disk without losing the data on it. Why was the server configured this way?


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Whenever the light is continuously burning amber, the drive is failed. You can remove the disk and put a new, identical, drive in. After about a minute the new disk will be blinking green, and the drive will rebuild if its configured as mirrored or RAID5. After 1 hour it will be Green and working again. Why are you removing the drive? Is the drive not ...


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If there is nothing located on /dev/sda5, what you need to do is to change the partition type of the partition, create a ext4 filesystem on it and then mount it. First of all, you may want to run blkid /dev/sda5 to verify that there isn't anything there. If it identifies something and you want to overwrite it, you can do that using wipefs --all /dev/sda5. ...


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More detail about your storage solution and the equipment involved would be helpful, as that dictates how you configure this. You have to go with the manufacturer/vendor's recommendation. Here's the VMware documentation. These are your options for the vSphere client:



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