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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 […]


Installing ViPR SRM

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.** In my last ViPR SRM post, I introduced you to some of the features if you were not […]


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 […]