Academic Research – Controlling Host Q-Depth based on Storage Fan-Out Ratio & Hosts Throughput Aggregation

Fan-out ratio is something that “generally” a vSphere Admin does not care about at all. So, lets take a look at what is Fan-Out ratio. The fan-out ratio is the number of hosts connected to a port on a SAN Continue reading Academic Research – Controlling Host Q-Depth based on Storage Fan-Out Ratio & Hosts Throughput Aggregation

Best Practices for Designing Highly Available Storage – FC SAN Perspective

Yesterday, I wrote about the Host Perspective of Designing Highly Available Storage. Today I am going to talk about the Fiber Channel SAN Perspective what it takes. Perhaps this is a small post. At least two paths between the hosts Continue reading Best Practices for Designing Highly Available Storage – FC SAN Perspective

Best Practices for Designing Highly Available Storage – Host Perspective

While we are evolving to the Cloud more and more, we have seen in many instances that we talk about Storage High Availability and not maintaining any Single Point of failure. However, I fail to find a guide or a Continue reading Best Practices for Designing Highly Available Storage – Host Perspective