Been a whirlwind of things happening (and to learn) at the new workplace and I’m still having a great time. Starting to work on some of the internal items I am looking forward to upgrading and refactoring. Starting with DNS and then will begin revisiting some of the other working systems. I’m also enjoying some of the systems that are […]
So here I am in my office at ipHouse finishing up the last runs of benchmarking reviewing my posts I have already done for Tegile’s Zebi and Tintri T540 appliances. I still need to finish one for Nexsan but won’t have time until later this weekend to complete it.
As I am getting closer to posting the actual results I wanted to share the storage and testing configurations now instead of including all of this in the results posting.
The buildup of our new sandbox for internal learning has run for a week and already we are running out of resources. Five old Dell PE1430 with 2 4-core processors but they max out at 8 GiB of RAM. That’s 40 GiB total for 7-8 people. This is a little tight. Digging through dead server storage(tm) I have found a […]
Ah, programming, something that most systems administrators can’t do to save their lives, beyond the simple scripts we write to help manage our sometimes obscure environments. The title of this post is a poke at programming (in general), and germane to the blog post I reference below. There is a huge difference between those that can code and those that […]
In my own opinion and some googling around, I have found that there are some basic questions that you should ask yourself when you are looking at using virtual server (machine) services. I’ll update this list as I come up with new information or receive feedback valuable to most people. The questions are in no particular order after question […]
As promised, a picture: Isn’t it beautiful?