07 mars 2012

Comparing Performance Between iSCSI, FCoE, and FC (4Gb)

Un article intéressant sur le Wiki DELL : There are number of discussions, blogs, and articles comparing Internet SCSI (iSCSI), Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), and Fibre Channel (FC). Many of them share a common belief that FCoE and FC are better suited as core data center storage area networks (SANs) and that iSCSI is ideal for Tier 2 storage or for SAN deployments in remote or branch office (ROBO) and small and medium business (SMB) environments. That is because iSCSI is characterized as “low-performing,” “lousy,” and... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2011

Troubleshooting Jumbo Frames in VMware

ow to troubleshoot Jumbo Frames with Vmkping on ESXi hosts or Ping on Windows servers. “Jumbo frames” is the ability of using larger Ethernet frames than the default of 1518 bytes. As explained herethis could increase the total throughput of the network and also decrease load on both hosts and storage. In this blog post we will see how to verify that Jumbo Frames has been correctly configured and actually is working. When configuring Jumbo Frames we typically define the new MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) which... [Lire la suite]
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