#storage Articles

  • 2013-08-21
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Red Hat – Clustering and Storage Management – Course Objectives - part 2

Post 1 - https://www.guldmyr.com/red-hat-clustering-and-storage-management-course-objectives/ Where I checked out udev, multipathing, iscsi, LVM and xfs. This post is about getting using luci/ricci to get a Red Hat cluster working, but not on a RHEL machine because sadly I do not have one available for practice purposes. So …

  • 2013-08-15
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Red Hat - Clustering and Storage Management - Course Objectives

Attending "Red Hat Enterprise Clustering and Storage Management" in August. Quite a few of these technologies I haven't touched upon before so probably best to go through them before the course. Initially I wonder how many of these are Red Hat specific, or how many of these I can accomplish …

  • 2013-04-24
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Command View P6000 EVA Simulator 10.0

Due to somewhat popular demand here's another post detailing the steps for somewhat successfully installing HP P6000 Command View Simulator on Windows 7 x64. It can be a bitch. The older post is from 2011 with CV 9.4, this one also has PA - performance advisory bundled. Download: http://software …

Setup a 3 Node Lustre Filesystem

Introduction Lustre is a filesystem often used by clusters because many computers can mount the filesystem simultaneously. This is a small log/instruction for how to setup Lustre in 3 virtualized machines (one metadata server, one object storage server and one client). Basic components: VMWare Workstation 3 x CentOS 6 …

  • 2012-08-18
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Brocade Accredited Server Specialist - BASP

http://www.brocade.com/education/certification-accreditation/accredited_server_connectivity/curriculum.page I'm currently preparing for yet another accreditation, the previous one I took was the BADCS, The BASP (Brocade Accredited Server Specialist) appear to focus on the server side. Things like: how to install drivers HBA management tools describe features how to …

Brocade Accredited Data Center Specialist - BADCS

Time to study for another one :) Working my way towards the "Data Center Track". To complete it it would be enough for me to complete 5 accreditations. This one has a pretty cool name - BADCS! http://www.brocade.com/education/certification-accreditation/accredited-data-center-specialist/prerequisites.page I haven't tried one of these …

  • 2012-05-29
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In relation to my work I'm currently reading a book PostgreSQL 9.0 High Performance and there is a great quote about SAN/NAS/DAS: "SAN and NAS hardware is typically much more expensive than DAS, and easier to manage in complicated ways."

Access Gateway - NPV - TR

Say what?? Access Gateway - Brocade NPV (great discussion in the comments on this post by the way) (N_port Virtualization (not NPIV) - Cisco Transparent Mode - QLogic These are all names for the basic idea / functionality but as there's no standard the vendors have made up their own names for it. A …

  • 2012-03-13
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owncloud in a box!

owncloud http://susestudio.com/a/TadMax/owncloud-in-a-box Based on opensuse 12.1, I tested this out in vmware workstation by downloading the vm version (has a .vmdk file) inside the .tar inside the .tar.gz. "Run the appliance, go to http://[yourservername]/owncloud and login as admin with the password …