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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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Dell EMC VxRail 4.0 – Erasure Coding

Erasure Coding enables significant space reduction. An erasure coding 3+1, also known as Network RAID-5 3+1, can give us 50% more usable capacity than a RAID-1 Mirroring policy. Erasure Coding 3+1 requires a minimum of 4 Fault Domains/Hosts. In this … Continue reading

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Installation and configuration of EMC Storage Analytics 4.3 and VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.6 (VMware + EMC Unity)

EMC Storage Analytics solution provides a single, end-to-end view of virtualized infrastructures (servers to storage) powered by the VMware vRealize Operations Manager analytics engine. EMC Storage Analytics (ESA) delivers actionable performance analysis and proactively facilitates increased insight into storage resource … Continue reading

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Dell EMC RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines 5.1 – Protect VM

In this post, we will perform one demonstration of new Virtual Machine protection (Local Copy) and see the power of auto-provisioning of replica VMs as well as Journals and VMDKs. Firstly you login into vCenter by Administrator in vSphere Web Client, … Continue reading

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