Tag Archives: buffer credits
Ever since the dawn of time the storage administrators have been indoctrinated with redundancy. You have to have everything at least twice in order to maintain uptime and [..]
I’ve been focusing on the implications of physical issues a lot in my posts over the last ~2 years. What I haven’t touched on is logical performance boundaries [..]
So this week I had an interesting case. As you know the Hitachi arrays have a replication functionality called HUR (Hitachi Universal Replicator) which is an advanced a-synchronous [..]
Pretty often you get into some sort of mode whereby I forget that there are many youngsters getting their feet wet in the storage arena and some things [..]
Sigh….. yet another post to debunk some FCoE marketing and explain in some more details why FCoE is not good for Business Continuity (or business in general).
After a very busy couple of weeks I’ve spent some time to dissect the release notes of Brocade FOS 7.1 and I must say there are some really nice features [..]
Since a couple of FOS versions ago Brocade wanted to fix the problem Fibre-Channel has by definition called credit back-pressure. The word “problem” overstated since in 99.99999% of [..]