I recently installed for the first time PernixData FVP at a customer. He has three HP Proliant DL380 G7 servers, each one with an integrated Smart Array P410i disk controller. There are some suggested configurations coming from Pernix in order to optimize the usage of SSDs, and if you are one of their costumers there is a technical document you can request. Some of these steps and configurations are really useful anytime you are going to use SSDs on ESXi.
I got many customers, mainly small and medium, who like to use at their sites custom built firewall using open source solutions. Many are using pfSense since it’s really a great piece of software. Among the several features it has, there is also the possibility to create a stretched LAN between two pfSense devices. This […]