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mmm...delicious cheese, oh and I design and build large video-on-demand systems, but let's get back to the cheese...


Jun
6
answered Move OS from RAID5 array to RAID 1 arrays
Jun
5
comment ESXI guests not using available CPU resources
Ah, first of all why are you using resource pools at all with such a simple setup - they have their places but this isn't one of them - you've not documented the setup in sufficient detail but take them out of the RP right away, it won't be helping as RP planning can be quite complex. That said are your VM's actually busy 'in guest' anyway? Basically show us more data, much more.
Jun
4
answered Splunk disk space requirements
Jun
2
comment VMware vSphere as gateway to internal network
I'm reasonably sure this is an incorrect answer sorry, that or you've not explaining it clearly enough - one way or another this needs routing somewhere.
Jun
2
comment False flag multibit errors on highest populated DIMM socket on second CPU of Sunfire x2200. Faulty CPU or faulty motherboard?
Just move them around in a structured way.
Jun
2
comment Dell VRTX - slow cluster shared storage
Have you actually formally benchmarked it?
Jun
2
comment Single NFS folder shared across multiple clients
is rpc.lockd running everywhere?
May
27
comment scp using a password on the command line
stackoverflow.com/questions/50096/how-to-pass-password-to-scp
May
22
awarded  Revival
May
22
answered Documentation for VMware NSX RESTful API
May
21
awarded  Nice Answer
May
20
awarded  cpu
May
19
answered How to explain to users the difference between Xeon and i7/Consumer CPU
May
14
answered A way to pass / add addtional variables to URL in Windows Server 2008 acting as DHCP and DNS server?
May
14
comment Combining SSD and HDD in HP dl380p?
What aspect of it needs to be quick? the reason I ask is that memory is pretty cheap right now and nothing will speed up your server like a good chunk of memory. If you're doing a lot of writing then a R1 array of even the cheapest SSDs will make a huge difference, if it's all reads then you need to understand what the nature of those reads are, i.e. is it from a fairly small set of random data across your whole storage or a known chunk of data that's read often? if you can get a better understanding of that then that'll guide you better, and we have help more too :)
May
14
answered Combining SSD and HDD in HP dl380p?
May
13
comment Network protocol of Puppet
Not tempted to read the easily available and very clear documentation?
May
13
comment Using a second dedicated server as backup?
Good spot, well said
May
13
comment Using a second dedicated server as backup?
I guess I didn't want to assume he was on an *nix OS
May
13
answered Using a second dedicated server as backup?