Tag Archive: HP

Mar 20

SSD in HP P4000 solution

You like HP P4000 based storage, you want SSD though?  You could have done it with the VSA previously, and actually, still can, but now the P4900 has turned up.

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Jan 31

How HP and Microsoft are bringing private cloud computing down to earth…

An interesting article from HP on their VirtualSystem Platform and its link to Microsofts private cloud strategy: http://h30507.www3.hp.com/t5/Around-the-Storage-Block-Blog/How-HP-and-Microsoft-are-bringing-private-cloud-computing-down/ba-p/105689  

Jan 23

HP StoreOnce Deduplication

I’ve mentioned HP’s StoreOnce Deduplication a couple of times in my blog and I’ve found a nice video that explains it in laymans terms:  

Jan 22

HP Data Protector 6.21 Multipath Issue

As I said in my post ‘HP Data Protector 6.21 available’ I mentioned there were issues with the multipath setup and there are a few workarounds for it: Uninstall the 6.21 patches Use the GUI from 6.2 Request hotfix QCCR2A35525 through a HP Support Call Configure your multipath devices through omnidownload & omniupload I hope …

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Jan 19

VAAI comes to the P2000

VAAI (vStorage API for Array Integration) is one of the storage application programming interface (API) sets in vSphere which allows hardware offload, ESX/ESXi hosts perform certain operations faster and consume less server resources (more on VAAI in a later post).  Let’s just say at this point, if your storage device supports it, implement the required …

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