Category Archives: EMC

NFS Migration (Celerra/VNX to ISILON) – the troubleshooting part

Recently I had a post on the NFS migrations from Celerra/VNX systems to Isilon array. This post is an extension to that, describing how to tackle the common errors/issues during the migration activities. I had to try different things in … Continue reading

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Dell EMC Elect 2017 – Don’t be late, nominate now

Dell had their TechCenter Rockstar program running and EMC had the EMC Elect program to appreciate the social contributions. From this year, following the merger, Dell EMC have combined these programs to form the all new Dell EMC Elect program. … Continue reading

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NFS migration from Celerra/VNX to ISILON

I was working on a few NFS migrations from our Celerra/VNX systems to the ISILON systems. I thought of putting a post with the steps and gotchas in a Celerra-ISILON migration. It took so long, and now it is the … Continue reading

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Time for a change – a new beginning

I am very pleased to announce that I have joined the Dell EMC’s Converged division today. The converged division is one of the areas of toughest competition these days and it is very important for each vendor to deliver their … Continue reading

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Dell EMC World 2016 – through the product announcements

EMC declared 2016 as the Year-of-Flash and they had a few interesting products added in their All-Flash portfolio this year. ISILON AFA, VMAX 250F contributing more to this line-up and a few other announcements were the highlights of the Last week at … Continue reading

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ISILON Nitro – All-Flash ISILON array from Dell EMC

At EMC World 2016, EMC announced the “Project Nitro” – a high performance NAS storage array. And today at Dell EMC World, Dell EMC announced the GA (pre-order from today and GA by 2017) of the All-Flash ISILON array ISILON Nitro. … Continue reading

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Today at EMC World, EMC announced the EMC Unity unified storage solution. The al-new Unified storage solution, available in All-Flash and Hybrid variants. As the subject says, Unity is Simple in many aspects from purchase to service. New controllers, no more … Continue reading

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EMC World 2016 – How to follow if you are not in Vegas.

It’s just a few hours for the EMC World, the biggest storage event of the year. Maybe the last event as an EMC event as the Dell-EMC merger will be completed by the mid-year. As always there are many attractions, including … Continue reading

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DSSD D5 – EMC’s quantum leap in flash storage with the rack-scale all-flash appliance

In their ‘Quantum Leap’ announcements, alongwith VMAX All-Flash storage EMC announced DSSD D5 flash appliance on Monday (29-Feb). And it is really a big leap in flash storage as they produce un-matching performance and capacity in small footprint. D5 is a ‘rack-scale’ flash … Continue reading

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EMC VMAX to the All-Flash market – VMAX All-Flash arrays

On Monday (29-Feb), EMC announced their All-Flash models of VMAX arrays. With the addition of All-Flash version of EMC VMAX 3 series of arrays, EMC is targeting to continue to maintain their position in today’s busiest storage market – the AFA Market. … Continue reading

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