Recent content by Olga-SAN

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    Intel Optane Memory Question

    such an upgrade rarely makes any sense - windows storage stack was written in 80s or 90s at best so it can't handle low latency storage well
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    What kind of routers does the NSA use?

    openbsd-all-around :)
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    New NAS for mixed Mac and Windows

    just came around this old thread it turns out they have linux version so far
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    5.25" SSD bay coverter for 2.5 SSDs

    we've been using these guys with more or less success icy dock are of the best quality imho
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    Thinking of getting a cloud service for an additional backup.

    try back blaze they extremely inexpensive and getting to a "good enough" point in terms of service (yeah, i know about days of outage but hell s3 was dead in the water twice this year alone !)
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    Huawei Storage, anyone had an experience with it?

    we have to deal with their network switches and servers for some of our non-U.S. customers (big telecom if you care) it's the most horrible hardware vendor we've ever seen :(
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    samsung 960 evo performance drops ?

    under pulsating i/o - yes for sure under heavy hammer i/o - never ;(
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    aws backup

    any reasonably priced aws backup being aware of sql server transactions ? we'd like to use veeam but they have issues on aws with no eta to resolve ;( thanks !
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    New NAS for mixed Mac and Windows

    i'd for freebsd or linux freenas is a forkout for now reason ;(
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    New NAS for mixed Mac and Windows

    haters gonna hate ;) your cell phone operator 100% runs emc vnx for billing processing and this little baby runs windows ;) back to star winds they have linux version as well afaik we used one to demo iscsi back in 2011 , 2012 or so
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    samsung 960 evo performance drops ?

    guys thanks for your suggestions !! temperature is ok (they run a little bit hot but opening a case and using huge fan just to cool them down didn't change anything) it turns out write performance drop is by design - cache gets filled and that's it ;(...
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    What's the favorite HDD brand these days?

    check this out (where wdc is)
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    M.2 Cache Drive needed????

    you'll end up with something like samsung evo (pro?) 960 mounted into PCIe bracket because you don't really have m.2 slot check this out they benchmarked m.2 with an asus bracket at it's 0% difference in between...
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    samsung 960 evo performance drops ?

    hi so i have an issue : current set of a samsung 960 evos (got 4 of them) work in weird way initially write performance is kind of ok and according to specs after some time write performance is 1/3 - 1/4 of what it should be initially i though it's my raid done in the wrong way but...
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    Migrating Old SCSI Bootable Drive

    virtualize your setup get something like disk2vhd or starwinds v2v converter and build a vhd(x) out of your disk create vm with scsi disk bootable and you're golden