All posts by this vitaliy kapshytar

Posted by vitaliy kapshytar on January 23, 2019
Upgrading from any StarWind version to any StarWind version

This article provides steps that need to be performed in order to upgrade any StarWind iSCSI SAN / StarWind VSAN version to any newer StarWind Virtual SAN version/build.
Learn More

Posted by vitaliy kapshytar on October 24, 2018
Changing, adding and disabling L1 cache

This article provides guidance on his article provides step-by-step guidance on changing and disabling L1 cache on the HA device.
Learn More

Posted by vitaliy kapshytar on July 17, 2015
Is L2 cache a best practice for all-flash arrays?

This article provides a basic theoretical insight on L2 Flash cache usage, explains why L2 cache is needed.
Learn More

Posted by vitaliy kapshytar on July 17, 2015
Advice on how to place a domain controller in case of StarWind Virtual SAN usage

This article provides an advice on how to place a domain controller in case of StarWind Virtual SAN usage.
Learn More

Posted by vitaliy kapshytar on July 16, 2015
Do I need StarWind Hardware VSS provider?

This article answers the questions whether StarWind Hardware VSS provider is needed and what it can be used for.
Learn More

Posted by vitaliy kapshytar on June 3, 2015
How to avoid delays on HA storage during RAID malfunction

This article provides an explanation how RAID issues may affect StarWind Virtual SAN and provides viable workarounds.

Learn More

Posted by vitaliy kapshytar on May 29, 2015
Should Windows Server where StarWind is installed be included into a domain?

This article provides an explanation should Windows Server where StarWind is installed be included into a domain / be part of Active Directory.
Learn More

Posted by vitaliy kapshytar on May 28, 2015
Add device/Add device (advanced) wizard does not see volumes (partitions).

This article provides a step by step workaround for Add device/Add device (advanced) wizard issue.
Learn More

Posted by vitaliy kapshytar on May 27, 2015
What happens if SSD drive which is used for L2 cache gets broken?

This article provides explanation what happens if SSD drive which is used for L2 cache gets broken.
Learn More

Posted by vitaliy kapshytar on May 18, 2015
HA in Not Active state after upgrading from version 6 to version 8 (StarWind Virtual SAN)

This article provides the guidance for the situation when upgrading StarWind version 6 to StarWind Virtual SAN (version 8) resulted in HA device changing its state to Non-Active, which makes the StarWind storage to go offline
Learn More