Monthly Archives: March 2017

Who are the Dell EMC Elect of 2017 ?

A merger of the EMC Elect and Dell Tech Centre Rockstar Programs, The Dell EMC Elect becomes the new program for recognition of Dell EMC’s advocates. We believe it continues to represent, in the spirit of its predecessors, an incredibly … Continue reading

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Dell EMC – Virtual Storage Integrator (VSI) 7.1

The EMC Virtual Storage Integrator (VSI) for VMware vSphere Web Client is a plug-in for VMware vCenter. It enables administrators to view, manage, and optimize storage for VMware ESX/ESXi servers and hosts, and then map that storage to the hosts. … Continue reading

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VxRail 4.0 – Scale Out

The above is the physical diagram of VxRail Cluster (3 nodes). In this post I will show how to add one VxRail Appliance into this VxRail Cluster (From 3 nodes to 4 nodes). NOTE: The model of each VxRail Appliance … Continue reading

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Demo – Upgrade to VxRail 4.0

Upgrade VxRail’s software components is accessible through the configuration menu. Click the “Configuration” button to proceed. Before updating the software components installed on your VxRail Appliance, you must first update VxRail Manager. Click “Update“, then select “Upload local version” from … Continue reading

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Upgrading the Operating Environment (OE) 4.1.0 to 4.1.1 on EMC UnityVSA

First, perform a system health check. A health check is a series of checks on the state of your storage system. Performing a system health check helps ensure that no underlying problems exist that may prevent a successful update. Then … Continue reading

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Unisphere Central v4.0 SP3 Upgrade

Unisphere Central is a virtual appliance that enables administrators to remotely monitor the status, activity, and resources of the storage system available on your network. The Unisphere Central server runs within a VMware virtual environment that includes at least one … Continue reading

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EMC VxRAIL Overview

The hyper-converged VxRail Appliance features a clustered node architecture that consolidates compute, storage, and management into a single, resilient, network-ready HCI unit. The software-defined architectural structure converges server and storage resources, allowing a scale-out, building-block approach, and each appliance carries … Continue reading

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