Monthly Archives: May 2011

Bridging datacenters with VMware vSphere and IBM SAN Volume Controller – Part 2

The image above is a sample diagram of a stretched SVC configuration.  It meets the most basic requirements needed for the configuration.  Some of the key items of note are… 3rd Site Quorum Disk SVC uses a concept of a … Continue reading

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Bridging datacenters with VMware vSphere and IBM SAN Volume Controller – Part 1

A few months ago I had the opportunity to be involved in an interesting project.  We wanted to demonstrate a use case for using a SAN Volume Controller cluster with VMware vSphere.  The catch was that the clusters (both SVC … Continue reading

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Storwize V7000 CLI Enhancements

Previously I had blogged about how to setup SSH access to the Storwize V7000 system. https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/blogs/VirtuallySpeaking/entry/storwize_v7000_cli_setup17?lang=en There have been some changes implemented in the 6.2 code which modify CLI behavior.  Anthony has already covered this in his blog so I’ll … Continue reading

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