We have looked at a simple iSCSI network solution in iSCSI Network Designs Part 1. We have kept the storage traffic separated from our data for operational reasons. But we are limited to 1GB/s and the port density of the switch.
Archives for April 2008
I am working on a Data Centre that has more than 500 servers and we are considering what our storage strategy should be. This is why I have been looking at FCoE and iSCSI and establishing the benefits (or not). My next few posts will be a “stream of consciousness” on possible designs for an […]
Statistics on how leaving Media Temple has improved website performance. I could ping my site just fine: Since I moved from a US Provider to a European Provider the response times are normal. But when you look at polling the HTTP response: Thats three or four seconds for a HTTP response. And now the HTTP […]
I have hosted this blog on Media Temple after a glowing review by some other people. It is now clear that for the last two or more weeks, the web site is often not available as they are having storage problems. It works some of the time and not at others. Some pages are taking […]
Admintastic 1. Term used to describe a system that was otherwise straightforward and easy to use, after a Security Consultant has ‘reviewed’ it. 2. Describing the ease of use of a Checkpoint firewall cluster, deeply sarcastic and derogatory. 3. Term for Change Management excellence.