[CentOS] openfiler (was: using CentOS as an iSCSI server?)

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Tue Oct 20 22:38:36 UTC 2009

Clint Dilks wrote:

> Dell have recently announced a product that may help a lot with this
> they call it Virtualized ISCSI devices see
> http://www.cns-service.com/equallogic/pdfs/WP910_Virtualized_iSCSI_SANs.pdf

Getting OT but


Network RAID – only available from HP

    * The ultimate in high availability: Traditional hardware RAID and
redundant components are simply not good enough when it comes to your
data. Only HP offers Network RAID which protects you from
outside-the-box issues such as human error, power, cooling and
networking issues.
    * Per-volume redundancy: You control which volumes will be protected by
Network RAID.
    * Space efficient protection: Network RAID does require additional
capacity. But oh is it worth it! Also, VSA offers other efficiencies
that more than compensate for this extra storage. Thin provisioning is a
great example. Provision volumes at their actual size and allocate
additional storage only as it’s required.

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