Monthly Archives: January 2017

Cisco HyperFlex Systems Dashboard

When you login into HyperFlex Dashboard by administrator, that dashboard is showing the current status of the cluster in UCS Manager. Click Performance in the side menu, it shows the performance display for the servers in the cluster. Click Virtual Machines in the side menu, it shows … Continue reading

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vCenter Server Appliance File-Based Restore

After you backup the configuration of vCenter Server Appliance, you can restore the backup file from vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 Installer. Select the restore location, then Next. Input the target ESXi host or vCenter Server, then Next. Input the restore … Continue reading

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vCenter Server Appliance File-Based Backup

VMware vCenter 6.5 has one new feature which is the native file-based backup and restore. It supports the backup of the vCenter Server Appliance or Platform Services Controller (PSC). You can start the backup in the VMware vSphere Appliance Management Interface … Continue reading

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Cisco HyperFlex Systems Architecture

HyperFlex Portfolio Dynamic Data Distribution Systems Built on Conventional File Systems Write Locally, Then Replicate, Creating Performance Hotspots HX Data Platform stripes data across all nodes simultaneously, leveraging cache across all SSDs for fast writes Balanced space utilization: no data … Continue reading

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Upgrading the Operating Environment (OE) Software on EMC UnityVSA

The Unity storage system can have the following types of software updates: Operating Environment (OE) software (also called, Unisphere) Disk firmware Language packs In this post we will learn how to upgrade the Operating Environment (OE) Software on EMC UnityVSA. Firstly … Continue reading

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Comparison of HP 3PAR Online Import and Dell/EMC SANCopy

In the market each storage vendor has their unique technology features for data migration. For example, Dell/EMC vPLEX Encapsulation, MirrorView/S/A, SANCopy, HP 3PAR Online Import and 3PAR Peer Motion etc. Today we will discuss the difference between Dell/EMC SANCopy and HP 3PAR … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows Cluster Migration by using EMC PowerPath Migration Enabler (PPME)

In previous post we learnt how to migrate data on Microsoft Windows by using PowerPath Migration Enabler (PPME). In this post, I will show you how to perform the data migration on Microsoft Windows Cluster by using PPME. The physical … Continue reading

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