Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Fun @ my workplace

My friends @ SUN , Murtaza and Vikash have taken the literal meaning of my blog address and have cliked a picture (without my knowing), that expresses the same.

Thursday, September 14, 2006

News :: SRM Software,SUN-STK Business Analytics wins Best Storage Resource Management Software award at Big Bytes Storage Expo awards(Byte n Switch)

It really feels great when the product that you are working for gets rewarded by an open body storage publication for good work. I am talking about SUN-STK Business Analytics Software that won the Award for Best Storage Resource Mgmt software at the Big Bytes Storage expo at Burlingame , California . Catch the news at -> http://www.byteandswitch.com/document.asp?doc_id=1...

Monday, September 04, 2006

Concept :: Volume Management on Linux ?? -> EVMS , LVM2

Hey guyz !!! If you are lookin for Volume Management on Linux , then the EVMS (Enterprise Volume Management System) and LVM2(the successor of LVM) are a good read. It is pretty interesting to see how both of them use the newly added DM(Device mapper , introduced in Linux Kernel 2.6.x). The device mapper itself is interesting , as the entire multipathing logic/support has been added here.

The multipathing support revolves around what are known as "priority groups" . These priority groups contains a list of paths to follow for each device path in the storage environment. The paths from each of the groups are selected in a round-robin fashion so as to facilitate I/O load balancing and high availability . Pretty cool !!

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