Posted by Taras Shved on August 7, 2015
LSFS device technical description

This article describes Log-Structured File System devices. It provides technical properties, requirements, limitations, features and benefits of the LSFS device, which should give the end-user necessary knowledge and understanding for its implementation into the system.
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Posted by Taras Shved on August 7, 2015
Logical block size

This article explains the difference between 512 and 4096 bytes logical block size of StarWind device providing necessary information for the end-users to be able to properly choose logical block size depending on their current hardware and system configuration.
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Posted by Vladislav Karaiev on July 28, 2015
Adding, Changing and removing L2 cache

 

This article provides step-by-step guidance on adding, changing and disabling L2 cache in different scenarios.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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Posted by Oles Borys on June 17, 2015
Why enabling Jumbo Frames (MTU) on switch is so important

This article provides an explanation on why it is so important to enable Jumbo Frames (MTU) on switch and tells about possible issues that may happen otherwise.
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Posted by Oles Borys on June 17, 2015
How to change StarWind Virtual SAN default port value

This article provides a step by step guidance for changing StarWind Virtual SAN default iSCSI connections port value.
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Posted by vitaliy kapshytar on June 3, 2015
How to avoid high response time when RAID is degraded

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

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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.
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