Category Archives: IBM
The Rebalance script for IBM SVC has been updated. This is the first update I have seen since 2010. This release of the SVCTools package will now work on the Storwize family of products without modification and it can … Continue reading
A friend of mine recently had a problem while installing a new SAN24B-4 (an IBM 2498B24, which is a rebadged Brocade 300 Fibre Channel switch). The problem was simple: It was dead. The switch would not power up. Swapping … Continue reading
If you have ever wanted to suggest ways to enhance IBM products you should check out the IBM RFE Page here: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/ I was blissful unaware of this page so found it rather fascinating to check out some of the … Continue reading
The IBM Storwize V7000 has a new stable mate: IBM’s hot new seller, the Storwize V3700. I recently got a chance to try one out and I liked what I saw. I have always tried to share useful information on … Continue reading
For those who used my IBM Storage WWPN Determination Guide, there is finally an updated version (v6.6). You can find it right here: IBM Storage Systems WWPN Determination Version 6.6 New additions are the Storwize V3700 and the DS8870.
It’s a story that has been repeated many times: You buy a shiny new storage system….. and it is beautiful. Then… a disk fails, which takes just the tiniest bit of shine off. No problem you declare! You place … Continue reading