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Dell EqualLogic – Host Integration Tools for Windows

Dell EqualLogic – Host Integration Tools for Windows

The last two posts were about the integration of Dell’s EqualLogic arrays with VMware vSphere, but I don’t want to neglect the Windows & Hyper-V friends out there, because an EqualLogic is also an ideal backend storage for a Hyper-V environment or maybe you just want to use direct SAN access for your backup software. […]

Dell EqualLogic – vSphere iSCSI behavior & MEM Plug-In

Dell EqualLogic – vSphere iSCSI behavior & MEM Plug-In

In my last post about Dell’s EqualLogic series I wrote about the vSphere iSCSI setup based on VMware’s default path selection policies. This time I want to add some details about the behavior of these default PSPs as well as a short how to on Dell’s Multipathing Extension Module. But first let’s make a step […]

Dell EqualLogic – vSphere iSCSI Setup

Dell EqualLogic – vSphere iSCSI Setup

As follow up to my little EqualLogic deepdive, I’ll now take a look at the basic array setup as well as the vSphere iSCSI configuration to bring both worlds together. Let’s start with a basic EqualLogic setup. If you configure the array for the very first time (via CLI or Remote Setup Wizard) you need […]

Dell EqualLogic – A closer look *updated*

Dell EqualLogic – A closer look *updated*

At the moment I have the possibility to set up two Dell Equallogic PS6510X arrays and I’m sure I’m not the only one who always compares capabilities & features of a system with those you are very familiar with. So obviously I compared it with DataCore’s SANsymphony-V. Ok I admit SANsymphony-V is a piece of […]