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StorageTek Embraces CAS Storage Technology by acebgur
Another storage vendor embraces content addressed storage technology: http://www.arnnet.com.au/index.php/id;1314068930;fp;16;fpid;0 You can learn more about CAS technology at the Centera Tech Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CenteraTechGroup/ Enjoy- Ace
June 11th 04 01:52 PM
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Setting up my first fabric by Steve Christall
Hi all. I am currently setting up my first fabric. I want to add my existing simple fibre SAN setup to it. I just need a little bit of clarification / sanity check on what I am doing. Currently I have a simple point-to-point setup with a LSILogic Disk array with 2x controllers with 2x fibre...
June 11th 04 12:27 PM
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SATA raid: single point of failure? by Jim Wall
With SATA drives in a raid array, is the raid controller always going to be a single point of failure? In other words, is there any way to have two fully independent raid controllers accessing the same SATA drive? Here is more detail of my concern. Using FC drives, I have two fully redundant...
June 10th 04 10:35 AM
by Bill Todd Go to last post
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A5200 + W2k by Rich
Dear All, Does anyone have any advice regarding running a5200 with a w2k host? Specifically I have a 5200 that the w2k host sees, and then asks for a driver for a "sun sena scsi enclosure". I can't find such a driver on the web. Within disk manager I can see the luns, so I could allways ignore...
June 10th 04 08:41 AM
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disk bandwith decreasing? by Stephane Guyetant
I read in a recent PhD dissertation: "Due to the higher complexity of micro-actuation and track-tracing required during track and head switches, increased disk storage density actually decreases the disk bandwith." Wow! My reference figure for that matter was that disk bandwith keeps increasing at...
June 9th 04 07:19 PM
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CFP - Extended Deadline (12 June) - Workshop on Scalable File Systems and Storage Technologies by Vijay Velusamy
June 8th 04 04:53 AM
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Theoretical Max FC-AL Devices Question... by R. Damian Koziel
This is a very simple question but one for which I'm finding conflicting answers. What is the (theoretical) maximum number of devices on a FC-AL? Here's a sampling: 127: "On a single FC-AL loop up to 127 devices can be attached, and they are visible by simply plugging them...
June 6th 04 02:30 PM
by HV Biker Go to last post
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Backup performance is not what we expected. by Dennis Herrick
Hi Folks: Sorry for the long detailed story. I haven't contacted the vendors yet, that's the next step, but my backup performance isn't quite what I expected. I'm interested in hearing what other folks are seeing with backup. Hardware, software, configuration and strategy are set for this...
June 6th 04 12:00 AM
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need to decrypt AIT tape's p/w by RayStorm
I have an AIT tape with a password saved through Backup Exec Desktop Pro, and I would like to recover the password. Which software is there that can recover the password which I can download from thw WWW ?
June 5th 04 04:15 PM
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FS: EMC Celerra 507 Data Mover by NewsGroups
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June 5th 04 12:50 AM
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Exabyte AME with SmartClean vs. Sony QGD225ME by Andrei Ivanov
Does anyone know what is the difference between Exabyte AME media for Mammoth-2, and Sony QGD225ME? Both are 225m-long tapes, resulting in 60 GB of native capacity. But what about SmartClean inserts? Are they present on QGD225ME, or would it be necessary to apply cleaning tape...
June 4th 04 11:23 PM
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homemade NAS by Unkel_Slam
Is there anyway that I can turn an older (ATHLON 1.4, 512 MB, 80 GB HD) into something like a Snap! server , network attached storage (NAS) ???? I have just outgrown the Snap! server, which worked perfectly. I just need it to share out files on the LAN and be able to set users and permissions from...
June 4th 04 07:43 PM
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Boot from SAN - Why not? by Jesper Monsted
Malcolm Weir wrote in : If you're going to pick nits, I may as well add that 2Gb is actually something like 212.5MiB/sec (it's a serial protocol, so the raw bit rate has to carry an encoding of the data, just as a async 9600...
June 3rd 04 10:40 PM
by Mike Go to last post
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Netbackup and synthetic fulls by Keith Michaels
The description of this feature says "Synthetic backups are automatically created from a traditional (non-synthesized) full backup and any number of incrementals.." If a synthetic full requires a "traditional" full as a starting point, then you can never acheive the goal of avoiding multiple...
June 3rd 04 09:09 PM
by THop Go to last post
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High Disk Read Performance by DB
I need to architect 2TB of disk storage with absolute maximum read capabilities. I have an application that sequentially reads and analyzes large flat data base files and the faster I can read them the faster I can analyze. CPU and memory are not a factor - currently the disk "reads" are my...
June 3rd 04 07:01 PM
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CompactFlash, Card Information Structure, DeviceSpeed by Tim Clacy
What, if any, tuple in the CIS can be used to setup card controller common memory space bus cycle timings? I've found several high-speed, solid state CompactFlash cards report 250ns device speed in the device information tuple and yet these same cards actually work at, and are specified at,100ns...
June 3rd 04 06:45 PM
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Farley "Building Storage Networks" Question... by R. Damian Koziel
Greetings All. I'm making my way through Farley's "Building Storage Networks". Chapter 2 Exercise Question 1 states "If a componet's reliability is calculated at 98%, what is the reliability of five of these components working together in a subsystem? What is the reliability if there are ten such...
June 3rd 04 04:23 PM
by Bill Todd Go to last post
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AIT 3 Library Hardware Reliability by Chester
We have been using AIT 2 and 3 drives for about 2 years now and have had many failures. We use libraries from Cybernetics and more recently ADIC. Our ADIC Scaler 100 is less than three months old and we have already replaced four drives. We have four Cybernetic two drive/30 tape libraries and...
June 3rd 04 01:31 PM
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Farley "Building Storage Networks" Question... by R. Damian Koziel
Greetings All. I'm making my way through Farley's "Building Storage Networks". Chapter 2 Exercise Question 1 states "If a componet's reliability is calculated at 98%, what is the reliability of five of these components working together in a subsystem? What is the reliability if there are ten such...
June 3rd 04 10:21 AM
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Backup Harddrive to DVD by Danny Deger
I have a 10 Gig directory on an XP box I would like to backup to DVDs. Any recommendation on software that can do this? Danny D.
June 2nd 04 09:50 PM
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