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ViPR SRM Explore Reports and Topology Maps

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert **Disclaimer: I am an EMC employee, this post was not sponsored or in any way required by my employer, it is my experience getting to know this particular product.** Up until now I went through a basic ViPR SRM installation, getting a basic single VM environment setup. […]


New free software from EMC to build your own SDS solution 1

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert **Disclaimer: I am an EMC employee, this post was not sponsored or in any way required by my employer, it is my experience getting to know this particular product.** There were two software related announcements at EMC World this week which I found very exciting. Building on […]


Setting up NFS on the Synology Diskstation 1513+ for ESXi

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert I was going to do a post on NFS versus iSCSI, to be honest that is such old hat in my opinion it doesn’t really matter.  Whether you use iSCSI or NFS is up to you, your application and business requirements along with any constraints in your […]


Setting Up the Synology DS1513+

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert In order to provide shared storage to my home lab, I am going to use a Synology DS1513+.  In my lab I have my DS1513+ connected to a switch, which is connected to my home router, this allows me to use http://find.synology.com to start configuring my DS1513+. Synology […]


Synology DS1513+ beeping after installing SSDs (New deployment)

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert I just got a Synology DS1513+ and wanted to try out the SSD cache.  Having never powered it on I pulled two of the 2TB Seagate drives and installed 2x Corsair SSDs.  Once I powered on the device, it started beeping and wouldn’t stop.  Turns out that […]