Jason Phippen
By: Jason Phippen

August 3, 2016 1:15 pm


iSCSI on Ceph with SUSE: the breakthrough software defined technology bringing widespread cost savings to enterprise storage

Enterprise data storage: complex, expensive and mission critical Since former Meta Group analyst Doug Laney (now Gartner) famously defined the three ‘V’s of big data in 2001, we’ve all been seeing increases in the volume of data stored. Analyst firms might make varying projections of total market growth and value, but they […]

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By: TC

November 23, 2015 8:47 am


SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.0 via iSCSI

With the announcement of SUSE Enterprise Storage (SES) 2.0 earlier in October came big changes and updates for our Ceph-based software defined storage solution.  One of those changes include support for iSCSI, which allows non-Enterprise Linux Servers (Linux, UNIX, Windows) to access block storage made available from the SUSE Enterprise Storage Cluster to […]

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David Byte
By: David Byte

November 3, 2015 7:07 am


Block and Tackle: SUSE Enterprise Storage 2

Here at SUSE, we are proud to continue our rapid pace of innovation in bringing the best to our customers with the release of SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.  This release does far more than just update the code base to the Ceph Hammer release, and I will attempt to outline some of the great […]

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By: utman

August 26, 2014 10:44 am


Configure multiple iSCSI ifaces and use multipathing

Objective: To provide a quick overview of the steps needed to bind different NICS to iSCSI ifaces and use those ifaces to setup multipathing. SCENARIO SLES 11 SP3 server with 5 NICS (1 on public network, 3 on private network dedicated to iscsi). eth0 – eth1 – […]

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By: ab

June 23, 2009 4:18 pm


LJDT: iSCSI for Shared Storage

So first let's cover the basics. Shared storage, as its names implies, is storage shared among multiple machines. You can probably lump Network-Attached Storage (NAS) into this but the typical high-performance acronym is SAN which stands for Storage Area Network. A SAN typically works at the block level (lower) while a NAS environment works at […]

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By: Muhammad Sharfuddin

May 6, 2009 5:07 pm


Auto Mounting an Unpartitioned iSCSI LUN at System Startup

by Muhammad Sharfuddin Audience Administrators who know how to manually edit the /etc/fstab file, and create a file system(reiserfs, ext3) manually from the command line utility(mkfs.reiserfs / mkfs.ext3 etc), and also know how to configure the iSCSI initiator and target properly. Pre-reqs an iSCSI target configured (in my example I have configured a […]

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By: utlemming

April 1, 2009 7:14 am


PXE Booting NFS or iSCSI Roots for a Diskless Environment

Abstract SLES 10 and SLES 11 both support interesting features -- that is the idea of diskless booting. There are a couple of really good guides on how to do it, but very few take you step by step through the process. By following this guide, you should be able to configure a PXE Boot […]

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By: utlemming

November 7, 2008 12:12 pm


Implementing MPIO over iSCSI: Considerations, Common Issues and Clustering Concerns

Scope This paper seeks to demystify multipath over software iSCSI initator and common concerns. Most notably, it addresses some concerns about fail-over, OCFS2, Linux Heartbeat and OCFS2 questions. Why? While it is true that the TCP/IP stack has built in redundancy, the idea of highly available systems is to reduce single points of failure. There […]

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By: variia

December 21, 2007 6:56 pm


Create, Manage, Mount iSCSI Volumes at Boot on SLES 10 SP1

This tip explains how to create, manage iSCSI volumes (including LVM managed) on SLES 10 SP1 then mount them automatically at reboot. Problem: Unfortunately the documentation doesn't discuss this matter well and it gets really tricky when you have a large volume and want to manage it with LVM. Solution: I shall demonstrate the solution […]

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