[AusNOG] 10gbit iSCSI SAN's which support active sync across multiply enclosures
james.braunegg at micron21.com
Sun May 13 23:02:17 EST 2012
Thanks for your feedback with reference to Equal logic PS, interesting that it supports SAN to SAN replication. With reference to capacity we can run either DWDM 1gb or 10gbit layer 2 or layer 3 we are just working out where to place the second unit, in our second facility or 65km away in the city which really is just an optic choice i.e. ZR vs SR
I've had a lot of people recommending net App also and a few others which ill contact tomorrow ! the research beings...
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Subject: Re: [AusNOG] 10gbit iSCSI SAN's which support active sync across multiply enclosures
We use Equallogic PS series arrays with 10gbe and replicate SAN to SAN intra site. We also replicate inter site over 1gig, but there is no reason you couldn't do it over 10gbe layer 2 or 3 if you you have the link capacity. It's a great setup with continuous asynchronous replication.
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On 13/05/2012, at 9:23 PM, Adam Nock <Adam.Nock at amcom.com.au> wrote:
> Ive not had any experience with SAN's myself at a technical level, but I did attend a session with NetApp a few months back, and their software does have functionality for remote site synchronisation.
> Quickly looked at their website, i THINK it was the MetroCluster system, but i might be wrong.
> I remember liking that all their gear (bar the poor little SAN at the bottom of the heap) supported all the features they had on offer (via feature licensing of course).
> It might mean you can get the small size you want with good DR potential.
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> Hey all sorry for the slightly off topic question, but I’m after some recommendations for a new 10gbit iSCSI SAN which supports which support active sync across multiply enclosures via fibre (So each enclosure can be stored in different physical locations)
> I’m looking only for a 2RU to 3RU unit with about 4tb to 10tb of RAID 10 SAS storage.
> Needs to support all the standard features ie two controllers / power supplies per enclosure and have enterprise 24/7 local support and lots of iSCSI targets etc.
> Any recommendations (specific models / make ) would be great ! (Happy for a storage rep to reach to me out off list)
> Kindest Regards
> James Braunegg
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