A tale of three cities

I think this picture speaks for itself:   Three XIVs.  Three cities.  Three way iSCSI.
All the mirror connections were created in seconds using drag and drop in the XIV GUI.
I can now take a volume in one city and mirror it to another.

And yes…. IBM Australia now has a demo XIV in each of three major cities, so why not drop by and have a look?

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About Anthony Vandewerdt

I am an IT Professional who lives and works in Melbourne Australia. This blog is totally my own work. It does not represent the views of any corporation. Constructive and useful comments are very very welcome.
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7 Responses to A tale of three cities

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  2. Dag Kvello says:

    So, is that one of the New Gen3 units ?

  3. avandewerdt says:

    All of the machines in our demo pool are Gen2. The Gen3 machines are not announced yet.

  4. Lakshmanan says:

    I found that connectivity status on xiv gui doesn’t update dynamically even if hba is offline or during server reboot etc !!
    Have u noticed this before ? Do we have any new GUI code that will fix it !!

  5. avandewerdt says:

    Hi Lakshmanan. If your XIV is on 10.2.4, 10.2.4 or 10.2.4b then this is a known issue and is not a bug in the GUI itself, but in the reporting mechanism that populates the GUI. You can confirm this by running the fc_connectivity_list XCLI command. The next firmware release for XIV will contain the fix.

  6. Lakshmanan says:

    Thanks…How long will you be in Singapore ?

  7. avandewerdt says:

    Flying out on Friday evening.

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