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Multiple File Splitting in Windows or Linux

We have a 21TB LUN full of images that are approx 600K in size in multiple sub folders on the disk. We are trying to split the 21TB LUN into 8 smaller LUNs that are about 2.6TB a piece in order to ...
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How can i build home SAN with SATA drives only

In my home i have 5 user using different computers and we have one server with vmware Esxi on it to use for virtual machines The problem i am having is storage i have desktop where i have stored 7 ...
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how big is SAN and is it feasible to use it in home

I have seen this add for SAN and its looks cheap for 50TB storage. But i am not sure How big will that be. i mean can it be fit on my computer desk Can i sue with my normal desktop Is it will be ...
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How to move data from root disk to SAN in Solaris Zones

Okay, this might be quite straight forward but since I have never done this before, I am not sure the ramifications. So I thought I ask here. I have previosuly created a zone on an ldom (guest ldom ...
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How to use one nic for storage traffic & other for network traffic?

I have a Slackware Linux machine with two network interface cards and I want to use one interface for network traffic and other for storage traffic. As this is Slackware, I don't know if this could ...
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Most efficient way of purging of 10TB data from SAN?

I want to purge storage data from SAN which accumulates to 10 TB. The storage is mounted as mount-points on a system for which it is visible I was recommended by a friend to use winscp But I don't ...
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SAN vs NAS: How to explain the difference in layman's term?

I am from a software background so I am not really up to date with these storage technology. I am asked this question today and I don't feel like I am able to give a correct answer. Here is my ...
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Configuring Dell MD3200i

I have 6 Dell PowerEdge R720 Servers and i have connected them directly without any switch to an Dell MD3200i storage array. It has two modules on the Array and to the first module first four Servers ...
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How to backup a ZFS system to drives on a remote linux system

I have an OmniOS file server with a ZFS raidz2 array that I want to back up to another machine over gigabit ethernet. The other machine is a Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) system with non-ecc RAM connected to a ...
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For a high performance server, where do I put the page file, SSD, local hd or SAN?

I am in the process to spec out the server. I know the page file performance is critical, as well as system temp folder for our app. Where should I put them? Choices are local HDD, SSD or on the SAN? ...
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Sharing storage on Linux and Solaris

I'm looking for a solution in order to share a san mounted volume between several hosts running on Linux (RHEL) and/or Solaris (Sparc). Note that I basically need to share a set of directories ...
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Performance of iSCSI devices

I am toying around with the idea to use my 2009 Mac Mini as a server. For performance and reliability reasons, I guess I would want to replace its HDD with a SSD. In order to have some disk space ...
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Re-atched a FC Tape Drive part of Tape Library - how to update Backup Exec?

I've re-patched a FC Tape Drive that's part of a Dell ML6010 Tape Library who's link failed due to a failed HBA in the server. I've re-patched so it'll come into the only working HBA in the server ...
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Scaling home/enthusiast server setup

I'm looking to maintain a home server of media (videos,music,etc.) with some RAID(fallback or redundancy) support that I can update relatively easy over the years. My high level plan is to buy 1U or ...