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Mar
13
comment Single E5-1600v2 on Dual Socket motherboad
It might physically work but Serverfault is for professional sysadmins and we inherently only work with supported configurations, anything else isn't considered professional sorry.
Mar
13
answered Single E5-1600v2 on Dual Socket motherboad
Mar
13
comment znapzendzetup create fails indicating it can't find SRC filesystem being created
You know we have a policy about spam right? You're asking 'questions' and answering them about your own product - this really isn't on, it's just self-promotion!
Mar
8
comment InfiniBand Storage
I also love IB but do bear in mind that FCoE over DCB/CEE at 40Gbps exists and is surprisingly close to IB in many ways, plus it doesn't make most IT people get scared :)
Mar
7
answered Esxi add existing datastore to another vm
Mar
7
comment Server destroying and burning my Hard Drives
I disagree, a server is about production service and that entails two things; retaining the data you have and being as available as possible - value, performance, manageability are all very important two but not compared to these two and you seem to have problems with both of these issues when it's actually very easy indeed to build a secure and reliable server of that size using server-grade parts.
Mar
7
comment Switch base connectivity between two ESXi hosts in vSphere vCenter with VDS
You need to make this a lot clearer please
Mar
6
comment Storage tiering and SLA models
To be honest it's not the technical side of things that worries me here, it's the commercial legal side that I'd run away from - good luck!
Mar
6
revised Centos 6.5 MD1 full disk space
Fixed typos
Mar
6
comment Storage tiering and SLA models
Well based on either their manual choice/request or automatically based on usage profile.
Mar
6
comment Storage tiering and SLA models
If you look at 3Par storage not only will it allow for automatic tiering on a per-block level based on set profile or actual usage but it can report on this for charging :)
Mar
6
comment Why shared-disk architecture is beneficial for Oracle RAC?
You didn't make me angry - just wanted you to be clear about the purpose of this site is all, lots of other people do the same, don't worry. And I already have to do quite a lot of PR/public-speaking/educational stuff and I'm just getting over being a bit ill so I can't help right now, perhaps ask again in a short while?
Mar
6
comment Server 2012 Create Team of 2 Teams
What's the server? If it were HP you could use HP's own NIC teaming to bind each side then use Window's own to bind the two, don't know how to do it without - hate LACP links and tend to just use 10Gbps NICs to save the trouble! Good question though.
Mar
6
comment Why shared-disk architecture is beneficial for Oracle RAC?
Don't worry, your English is WAY better than my Iranian - I'm a huge fan of your country, history and people by the way, I have lots of Iranian friends and colleagues. I just wanted you to understand that this site is about the practicalities of making real stuff work in a professional environment, I suspect you need to find somewhere that's more suited to discussing theoretical or design-based systems - have you seen dba.stackexchange.com ?
Mar
6
comment Why shared-disk architecture is beneficial for Oracle RAC?
Firstly you are a beginner, you're a student/researcher, seemingly a smart and well-read one but presumably you've never been paid to build out production quality systems? secondly show US some respect by adhering to our site guide, which states that this isn't a learning site - that said I was trying to help you. I'm a designer for some of the largest IT systems ever created and your views on databases are very 'black and white', whereas seasoned professionals have to be open to all manner of options based on actual experience.
Mar
6
comment Why shared-disk architecture is beneficial for Oracle RAC?
Ah and I've just spotted - as we make very clear on this site when you sign up this is for IT professionals - it's not a 'learning site' for beginners - and this is a homework question, as is your other question - we're not here to do your work for you but good luck with your studies ok ;)
Mar
6
comment Why shared-disk architecture is beneficial for Oracle RAC?
No I'm not - we use RAC extensively and our SAN arrays have FAR more disk bandwidth and IOPS available to them than anything you could directly attach to a single server - same goes for the controllers - WAY more ports and performance than any DAS controller and the locking is done by ASM and scales out to tens of servers. Look let's agree to disagree - there are some applications that 100% NEED to use shared data and some that don't - we use Splunk heavily and that doesn't need shared data. Perhaps if you worked in a larger environment you'd have seen the need for shared storage.
Mar
6
answered Can I use RHEL Virtual Datacenter License with vCenter Server Essentials (Essentials Kit)
Mar
6
answered Why shared-disk architecture is beneficial for Oracle RAC?
Mar
6
comment Which is better: RAID5 + 1 Hotspare / RAID6?
You're right James, things have changed in the last FIVE YEARS (OMG that was a long time ago - wow!) and now I only recommend R6/60 and R1/10.