As been blogged about Dennis, we’ve recently built a S2D cluster. While configuring the RDMA networks, I was wandering what the impact of the jumbo frame sizes were on the performance you can...Read More
So we have an highly available Exchange environment with multi-tenantcy configured. This would seem a bit much wiht only ~20 employees, but we did this to get some hands-on experience with...Read More
After writing about a performance issue we had with HT (Hyper-threading) on Hyper-V hosts, and having seen this problem on more Hyper-V hosts. I thought I would give an update on the things I've...Read More
I'm gonna share a few things I've learned about the S2D configuration with the Intel P3600 in our Dell R730xd.
First off, be aware of KB4052341 about degraded performance and errors with the...Read More
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It has taken a while, but the R740xd s2drn documents are here.
The deployment guide has been updated, the (firmware) support matrix and a first known issue with an RDMA driver. I haven't...Read More
So in our whole soap about how to get RAID1 on our OS disks in a S2D setup, we actually found an answer. The solution was to use a HBA330 for S2D setup and a seperate H330 RAID controller for the...Read More
I'm actually on a cycling holiday from tromso to bodo, so I'm writing this on my phone from a tent. So this article might be not so pretty as you are used to.
I have an answer to the the...Read More
New Mellanox firmware available on the Dell website for the ConnectX-3 (Pro)!
Normally I wouldn't get excited about this, but for S2D implementations and Dell PowerEdge R730xd this is very...
So following my BSOD post for the S2D config I got lots of responses of people who had similar problems. As it already took me quite some time as converting RAID to/from non-RAID requires a...Read More