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Symmetrix V-Max Coverage

by dave on April 14, 2009


Some of this list is mirrored over at The Storage Anarchist but I figured you’d want to stay on top of things. He’ll be posting updates to his list as well. I’m trying to collect some other bits and pieces. These are the particular articles that I liked. 

Updated: 115pm EST

FriendFeed listing for EMC Corporation:

Twitter Feed (using #V-Max and #VMax hashtags):

Barry Burke – the storage anarchist (highly recommended reading!):

  1. 1.055: symmetrix v-max – a revolutionary evolution
  2. 1.056: inside the virtual matrix architecture 
  3. 1.057: symmetrix v-max – scale up, scale out, scale away!
  4. 1.058: v-max does what hi-star can’t?

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For folks that were on today’s VMware Communities Roundtable live podcast, mention was made of partition alignment under VMFS & the storage array being used. To that end, here is EMC’s document on VMware ESX connectivity to EMC Symmetrix and CLARiiON storage which covers partition alignment.

Document is herePowerlink Location.

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Quick VMWare Links

by dave on October 7, 2008

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I get asked a lot of questions regarding VMWare setup, etc. and I thought I’d take the time to push this out to the front page on the blog.

This is for Virtual Infrastructure 3: 3.5 Update 2/3:

Main Documentation Page:

Quick Start Guide:

Quick Start Guide

Installation Guide:

Installation Guide

Basic Systems Admin Guide:

Systems Administration Guide

Virtual Center Installation Guide:

Virtual Center 2.5 Installation Guide

Virtual Machine Backup Guide:

Virtual Machine Backup Guide

Server Config Guide:

Server Config Guide

iSCSI and Fibre Config Guides:

iSCSI & Fibre Channel

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