EMC Data Domain Initial Setup

EMC Data Domain Initial Setup The following is a quick guide for the initial setup of a Data Domain 2500 appliance.  These appliances are great for deduplication and great for a backup repository such as Veeam.  Details of the appliance can be found here. If you have a EMC account download the install guide here To do the initial setup you need to use a serial cable to give it an IP address, from there you can use a internet browser.  The serial cable is provided in the box with the...
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EMC Isilon Simulator – Installation and Configuration

 EMC Isilon Simulator – Installation and Configuration New times and new requirements for storage space used by the company have brought new solutions. One of these solutions is EMC Isilon. In a huge simplification, we can say that it is the simple NAS. But it is not just disk array, the heart of it all is OneFS. The architecture is based on a clustered solution (minimum starting number of units is three nodes), OneFS provides full automation of configuration (cluster initialization takes a few...
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EMC RecoverPoint – Introduction

EMC RecoverPoint – Introduction In todays post I would like to write few words about EMC RecoverPoint product. I will start with talking a little bit about data protection and data availability in general. Why is so? Let’s refresh it to better understand when RecoverPoint might be a useful tool in your environment. Data Protection and Availability I’m sure I don’t have to explain why Data Protection and Availability is important topic. Just imagine what would happen if you have data loss in y...
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EMC VNX – System Notification Methods

EMC VNX – System Notification Methods EMC VNX – System Notification Methods: Let’s talk a little about VNX for File and monitoring features provided by Unisphere. I will explain where to find event logs, how to create an e-mail notifications, how to set up notifications for various Severity levels. Let’s first have a quick glympse of Unisphere monitoring features. Unisphere System Monitoring features There are several areas within the Unisphere System monitoring page, where the system can be ...
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EMC Announces AppSync 1.5

EMC Announces AppSync 1.5 Today EMC announced version 1.5 of their AppSync data protection software for the VNX storage platform. The software provides application-consistent data protection for applications running on VNX, regardless of whether they’re running on physical or virtual servers. AppSync provides an application-centric point of view and uses the native APIs of both VNX and RecoverPoint to deliver user-definable levels of protection to the applications. How It’s Deployed T...
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