Category Archives: EMC

Deploy and configure Dell EMC IsilonSD Edge Cluster

IsilonSD Edge is software-defined storage for small businesses and remote offices of enterprise companies that need to manage a growing amount of unstructured data. IsilonSD Edge runs on your industry-standard server hardware (not included) while delivering the advantages of the … Continue reading

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Become a VxRail Xpert

I have passed this assessment today. ^^

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iDRAC firmware upgrade on EMC VxRail Appliance

In this post we will learn how to upgrade iDRAC firmware on Dell EMC VxRail Appliance, iDRAC (Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller) port is used to remote monitor each VxRail Node. Prerequisites: Make sure the iDRAC management NIC port is … Continue reading

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Demo – EMC VxRail software upgrade from v4.0.310 to v4.5.0 (Quanta)

This demo describes the steps required to perform a data-in-place upgrade on a VxRail Appliance G410 from v4.0.310 to v4.5.0. NOTE: This demo is using the internal vCenter server. As a requirement of this upgrade, vCenter must be running at … Continue reading

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New Features in EMC VxRail 4.5

Multi Node Addition To simplify and speed-up the process of adding nodes to existing Cluster Automation supports adding up to 6 nodes at a time Each Node Expansion is managed as a separated process Proxy Server Support Helps mitigate customers … Continue reading

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VxRail Appliance 4.x Deployment and Implementation

I am so happy to pass VxRail Appliance 4.x Deployment and Implementation exam today. ^^

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Dynamic Pools on EMC Unity All-Flash storage

For Unity All Flash storage, its architecture of Storage Pool is different with Unity Hybrid storage (eg, Unity 350F). This new Pool technology is called “Dynamic Pools”. The following is the difference between Traditional Pools and Dynamic Pools. Dynamic Pools … Continue reading

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