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VMAX – deleting a thin pool, its easy…

Here we will discuss the procedure to delete the thin pool. Thin pools will be containing DATA devices and will have TDEVs (Thin devices) bound on it. Let’s go through the procedure in detail. For deleting a thin pool,

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GB to/from Cylinders conversion ? Converters for you..

While working with EMC symcli , it is a challenge for the beginners, the storage administrators to convert the device size (GB/MB) to number of cylinders and vice-versa. VMAX and DMX volume operations are often performed with the device size in cylinders mentioned. So … Continue reading

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Redefined at EMC Forum 2014 – New Delhi

EMC Forum 2014 took place in New Delhi, India on Oct 9 (CIO event) and Oct 10. It was great to be a part of the second day, 10th October. A small post on Day-2 actions:

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VMAX 3 – The all-new Enterprise Data Service Platform..! Part-II

We have discussed about the all-new Enterprise Data Service Platform and some comparisons with the existing VMAX systems in the previous post . Here we will look more in to the hardware enhancements and EMC ProtectPoint.

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VMAX 3 – The all-new Enterprise Data Service Platform..! Part-I

[Link to the second post here] EMC today announced the next generation VMAX series – VMAX3, which is the all-new Enterprise Data Service Platform rather than a simple storage system. Lot many enhancements, new hardware/software features and more…   Enterprise Data … Continue reading

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EMC VPLEX installation – Part I – Initialization

As you may already know, EMC VPLEX is the storage virtualization product from EMC, released in 2010. I had the opportunity recently to install a EMC VPLEX for our lab setup. As I was not much familiar with VPEX , it was … Continue reading

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What’s new in ViPR 2.0

EMC World 2014 announced great enhancements with EMC ViPR – EMC’s software defined storage solution. With the ViPR 2.0 software release the product is going to have a lot new with the hardware side and the software components. Some of the … Continue reading

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Project Nile (EMC ECS) – A complete hyper-scale storage..!

                The Project Nile was announced in the mid of 2013 to provide the IT service providers with easily consumable and massively scalable storage platform. Now the Project is going to be GA … Continue reading

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VNXe3200 – a new member in VNX/VNXe family

  Yes, let’s welcome the new member in the VNX/VNXe family – VNXe3200 . Even-though it is a VNXe, it is having almost all important features of the VNX-2 series, a true Unified system.   As said in the release, it is … Continue reading

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Multicore FAST Cache, its FAST Cache++

A mid-range storage revolution, a new era started in September 2013, introduction of VNX-2 Multicore systems, brought many improvements in product features . With Multicore architecture below are the highlights of software/hardware improvements.   Here I am talking about one … Continue reading

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