Sun Storagetek FLX 280 unresponsive in Santricity after drive by-passed.
Upgrading a 6140 from old 06 generation firmware to 07 firmware (Crystal) is a big jump with a lot of unknowns. You need to know a few of the gotcha's
Anyone who deals with Sun/Storagetek SAN hardware will know all about firmware upgrades and firmware versioning. It's tricky to get the right level for you at the right time, and of course just like any firmware, there's always a newer one to fix bugs you'll "probably" never have. At the same time, there are also... Continue Reading →
I wanted a little more clarity on the licencing model as a few folk in the team had already got confused over the '96 drive' break point. The compellent system scales from 6 to 1008 disk drives. The licencing cut off point is 96 active drives. The licences Compellent charge for: 1. Data Progression (Block... Continue Reading →
Reducing power, footprint and increasing disk usage beyond the industry standard of 42%.