Veeam repositories, both Windows and Linux based, are running a software component responsible for receiving and storing data as they are processed by proxies. One of the most important parameter when sizing a repository is its expected memory consumption. Here are some informations for its proper configuration.
As any existing software, Ceph is subject to minor and major releases. My entire series of posts has been realized using version Giant (0.87), but by the time I completed the series, Hammer (0.94) was released. Note that Ceph, as other linux softwares, uses a major release naming scheme based on the letter of the alphabet, so Giant is the 7th major release. Ceph releases both minor and major versions of the software, so it’s important to know how to upgrade it.
NetApp has a nice ONTAP Simulator that is freely available, and allows anyone to test out their storage platform without having to own a physical array. In the past I’ve used the NetApp Edge VSA, but since some months this is not available anymore, and the simulator is the only way to go. In this article, I’ll show you how to install and configure the Simulator with its latest version 8.3 RC1, and connect it to a vSphere cluster.
As I promised few months ago, I was planning to repeat the Service Providers tour in other regions. Well, time has come, and has you are writing this post, I’m flying over Asia and the Indian Ocean towards Auckland, my first stop. We will hit also Melbourne and Sydney.
I’ve published a new whitepaper for Veeam, regarding Veeam Backup & Replication v8 and data protection for Oracle Environments.
During my tests with keepalived as a balancer for a linux cluster, I was searching for a way to quickly simulate a node failure and to check keepalived was correctly failing over to the other node. Here is a quick and smart way to do it!
In the last months, I’ve refreshed my knowledge on Ceph storage, an open source scale out storage entirely made in software. As I’ve walked through my own learning path, I’ve created a series of blog posts explaining the basics, how to deploy and configure it, and my use cases. In this 9th part: failover scenarios during Veeam backups.
In the last months, I’ve refreshed my knowledge on Ceph storage, an open source scale out storage entirely made in software. As I’ve walked through my own learning path, I’ve created a series of blog posts explaining the basics, how to deploy and configure it, and my use cases. In this 8th part: Veeam clustered repository.