Can LUNs Be Extended Online Under VMware and Hyper-V?Commented on: 1 year ago
(November 26, 2012)
I have to say that I really like the additional software tooling available from my storage vendor. I can use their tooling installed on my SQL Servers to "grow" LUNs inside a volume. I...
The Flooding in Thailand Is A Real ProblemCommented on: 2 years ago
(January 25, 2012)
Yes, Netapp is having real problems supplying any new drives, SATA or SAS. I would hope that they are keeping a reserve for failure replacements.
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