Tag Archives: optical

Why FCoE is bad for Business (Continuity)

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).

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5-minute initial troubleshooting on Brocade equipment

Very often I get involved in cases whereby a massive amount of host logs, array dumps, FC and IP traces are taken which could easily add up to [..]

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Brocade FOS 7.1 and the cool features

After a very busy couple of weeks I’ve spent some time to┬ádissect┬áthe release notes of Brocade FOS 7.1 and I must say there are some really nice features [..]

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The importance of clean fibre optics

I attended Cisco Live this week in Melbourne. Since it was very close to home and Cisco was kind enough to provide me with an entry ticket. (Many [..]

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The end of spinning disks (part 2)

Maybe you found the previous article a bit hypothetical and is not substantiated by facts but merely some guestimations? To put some beef into the equation I’ll try [..]

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The end of spinning disks

Did you ever wonder how long this industry will rely on spinning disk? I do and I think that within 5 to 10/15 years we’ve reached the end [..]

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