Posted by Michael Rakitin on September 18, 2018
iSCSI Targets Access Rights in StarWind VSAN

This article describes the access rights settings for the StarWind VSAN targets.
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Posted by Michael Rakitin on August 30, 2018
How to restart/shutdown servers with StarWind VSAN installed

This article describes the steps to restart or shutdown servers with StarWind VSAN installed to perform scheduled maintenance works (for installing software updates, hardware changes, servers relocation, etc.)
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Posted by Boris Yurchenko on July 25, 2018
Bringing your tape library back online in MS DPM with tape drive remap

This article provides a guidance on fixing the issue with Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) when a tape library goes offline and gets separated into standalone drives.
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Posted by Boris Yurchenko on February 15, 2018
StarWind RAM Disk SDK

The RAM disk device is an extremely fast virtual disk that completely resides in the random-access memory. Normally, RAM disk devices are used to store the temporary/cache files. This allows dramatically improving the system performance.

This article provides a guidance on how to manage the StarWind RAM Disk devices, using StarWind RAM Disk SDK.
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Posted by Boris Yurchenko on February 14, 2018
How to restore Production on a DR site using StarWind Asynchronous Replication

This article provides a guidance on restoring Production on a DR site with StarWind Asynchronous Replication implemented.
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Posted by Michael Rakitin on February 1, 2018
StarWind Targets and Linux Open iSCSI Initiator

This article describes how to solve “mounting issue” of StarWind devices in Linux Open iSCSI Initiator for VTL, Physical Tapes, RAW images.
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Posted by Michael Rakitin on January 15, 2018
Protect your environment against Spectre and Meltdown

Every systems and storage administrator wants to protect one’s environment from Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities, which affect not only Windows PCs, but servers as well.
Most major vendors (Intel, Microsoft, Amazon, etc.) have published detailed information about the vulnerabilities and updates, which fix the issue. Other vendors also work on the issue resolution.
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Posted by Boris Yurchenko on December 11, 2017
Unattended setup of StarWind VSAN v8

Installation package of StarWind iSCSI SAN product offers a set of options to automate the installation process. It can be installed with command-line scripts and by means of Group Policy management in Windows Domain.
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Posted by Michael Rakitin on October 13, 2017
Recommended RAID settings for HDD and SSD disks

This article provides guidance on the settings for RAID array creation in case of using SSD or HDD disks for the best performance results with StarWind VSAN.
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Posted by Boris Yurchenko on September 4, 2017
How to collect logs with StarWind Log Collector

This article provides guidance on the steps to make when using StarWind Log Collector.
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