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 VSAN 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 June 7, 2017
Fix for iSCSI targets going to reconnecting state after installation of Windows KB4015550, KB4015553, KB4019215, KB4019217, KB4022715, KB4022726 or KB4025336

This article provides solution to the problem with iSCSI targets getting into reconnecting state after installation of Windows updates.
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Posted by Oles Borys on December 21, 2015
How to configure MPIO with StarWind correctly

This article provides the guidance regarding MPIO installation/configuration.

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Posted by Vladislav Karaiev on October 19, 2015
StarWind Virtual SAN® Architecture

There are so many different possible options to install and configure StarWind. Let’s try to keep them all listed to pick up the best possible one for every single use case: Learn More

Posted by Oles Borys on September 8, 2015
V2V Converter Kernel Panic

This article provides a solution to “kernel panic – not syncing: attempted to kill init!” error while botting a CentOS VM after V2V conversion to any non CentOS hypervisor using StarWind or any other V2V Converter.
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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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