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vCenter 5 Database Move: Update the tomcat DB pointer

Ran into a weird issue the other day and was totally perplexed.  I moved a vCenter database from one SQL server to another, as I have done numerous times before without issue, but this time something else cropped up.  The old SQL server kept receiveing login attempts from…

Hitachi has gone 3D and it's good!

As many of you have already heard this morning, Hitachi has announced their new Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) and the software that goes along with it.  It's a pretty exciting time for the Hitachi folks as most new product launches are.  Having seen and actually used…

SATA in a USP V. As rare as hens teeth

This post is for anyone interested in Hitachi storage who feels like they’ve had enough HAM for a lifetime and just wants a taste of something different for a change….One of the projects I’m currently working on involves deploying a new USP V with…

USP-V and Hitachi High Availability Manager

Well there has been a lot of confusion the past couple days about the latest announcement from HDS about clustering of the USP-V.  I hope to clear up some of the technical details with this post, but I'm sure there will be some questions that remain.First, lets talk…

HDS Release VMware SRA v2

HDS slipped version 2 of their SRA adapter for Site Recovery Manager out onto VMware's download site.  I'm sure there will be an announcement next week at SNW.  You can find it here: http://www.vmware.com/downloads/…

AMS 2000 Series

We've known about this box most of the summer but was sworn to secrecy.  I'm pretty excited about this latest release of the AMS line.  Moving enterprise features into the modular line is never a bad thing. Check out the official annoucement here: LINK…