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Cisco UCS From the Ground Up – A Beginner’s Guide - Index

February 24, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

Below is a list of all the posts in the “Cisco UCS From the Ground Up – A Beginner’s Guide” series: Cisco UCS From the Ground Up – A Beginner’s Guide Part 1 Cisco UCS From the Ground Up – A Beginner’s Guide Part 2 Cisco UCS From the Ground Up – A Beginner’s Guide Part 3 Cisco UCS From the Ground Up – A Beginner’s Guide Part 4 Cisco U...

NetApp From the Ground Up - A Beginner’s Guide Part 13

February 23, 2015 | 11 minute read

Snap Reserve Overview Reference: NetApp - Understanding Snapshot copy reserve Snapshot copy reserve sets a specific percent of the disk space for storing Snapshot copies. If the Snapshot copies exceed the reserve space, they spill into the active file system and this process is called snapreserveSnapshot spill. The Snapshot copy reserve m...

NetApp From the Ground Up - A Beginner’s Guide - Index

February 15, 2015 | less than 1 minute read

Below is a list of all the posts in the “NetApp From the Ground Up - A Beginner’s Guide” series: NetApp From the Ground Up - Part 1 NetApp From the Ground Up - Part 2 NetApp From the Ground Up - Part 3 NetApp From the Ground Up - Part 4 NetApp From the Ground Up - Part 5 NetApp From the Ground Up - Part 6 NetApp From the Ground U...

NetApp From the Ground Up - A Beginner’s Guide Part 12

February 05, 2015 | 6 minute read

Volume and Aggregate Reallocation Reference: Understanding NetApp Volume and Aggregate Reallocation Summary Volume Reallocation: Spreads a volume across all disks in an aggregate Aggregate Reallocation: Optimises free space in the aggregate by ensuring free space is contiguous. Details One of the most misunderstood topics I have s...

NetApp From the Ground Up - A Beginner’s Guide Part 11

February 04, 2015 | 4 minute read

Capacity Right-Sizing Reference: NetApp Forum Disk drives from different manufacturers may differ slightly in size even though they belong to the same size category. Right sizing ensures that disks are compatible regardless of manufacturer. Data ONTAP right sizes disks to compensate for different manufacturers producing different raw-sized...