Dynamic Provisioning

HDP - Response to Marc Farley

Below are some notes to the above videos (especially for those in quiet offices who can’t watch the video yet).   I posted the video in response to Marc Farleys recent video and comments on Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning, as well as other comments that have been made…

Dynamic Provisioning: No mouldy beans for me thanks!

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Dynamic Provisioning: v1.3 of Unofficial Best Practice guide available

Added theory section for Zero PageReclaim Download here…

The Full "Extent" of Dynamic Provisioning

Recently Hitachi added Zero Page Reclaim functionality to its Dynamic Provisioning (DP) on the USP V.  This feature is one from a fairly long list of enhancements on most peoples DP wish list.  Other improvements are hopefully in the pipeline.  In this post I'm going…

Dynamic Provisioning: Zero Page Reclaim

  Check out the below links for info direct from HDS on the Zero Page Reclaim feature that works with Dynamic Provisioning as of ucode 60-04-04 on the USP V - Webex playback - requires registration PDF of the PPT accompanying the above Webex session - If the above pages…

Dynamic Provisioning: v1.2 of Unofficial Best Practice guide available

As stated in the title, version 1.2 of the HDP/ThP Unofficial Best Practice Guide is available for download. New/updated in this version are - Two page section on theory.  Not quite a deep dive but hopefully of use. Updates and clarifications on availability of dynamic expansion…

Dynamic Provisioning: Best Practice Guide (unofficial)

A while ago I put together an HDP/ThP Cheat Sheet come Best Practice Guide for a large UK financial house.  I mentioned it recently on the HDS and HP storage forums and as a result have had several requests for it. As a result of positive feedback, I…