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Julian Cates
The Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S) is a popular standard that provides a common set of tools for enterprises to manage their storage. Developed by SNIA (the Storage Networking Industry Association), SMI-S compliant products provide users with a standardized interface, so they can deploy arrays from their storage vendors of… (Show more)
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Perry Rutter
Going to update the firmware on our prod Nimble and was curious how far I can jump up on the firmware.  I am Currently at 2.3.9.2-303808 and need to go to 2.3.16.  Can I just all the ay to 16 or do I need to so it in steps?  Any help is appreciated.  Thanks
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Scott Edwards
I have a Nimble CS220 running software 1.4.6.0-39995-opt. I have vCenter Server Essentials Plus with 3 hosts connected via iSCSI to the Nimble array. I am seeing some discrepancies on volume usage being reported between vSphere client and the Nimble web management interface.   Information in vSphere client Capacity = 200GB Provisioned Space =… (Show more)
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SFP+ direct attach is a copper interconnect using a passive twinax cable assembly that connects directly into an SFP+ housing. It is low power, low cost and low latency with the added advantage of having the small form factor of SFP+, and smaller, more flexible cabling.   SFP+ Direct Attach, as implied in the name, uses SFP+ MSA and by using… (Show more)
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Nathan Gooding
In the new 4.2.0.0 software I cannot see the size of a volume snapshot like in previous versions.  Am I missing something in the location of this information or has this information been removed in the new version.  Doesn't make much sense to not be able to see the size of your snapshots.
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Mike Harding
Since the GA on May 11, the Nimble Secondary Flash array has been getting awareness, both positive and otherwise. On the plus side, multiple deals have been closed and a pipeline of demand is growing behind that. Recently however we’re seeing controversy over “Mis-naming”.   Let me address the issues brought up in today’s Register story:   The… (Show more)
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Alan Price
Hi all. We recently migrated our critical enterprise system, and our last physical server (we're 100% virtual!), to Red Hat on VMware. I've been curious to know how it's IO is performing, as it's based on an older-style database that doesn't really make much use of RAM. I have some monitoring setup with SNMP but I want to know what it looks like… (Show more)
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