I have connected the same
disk across two hosts, giving both hosts as exclusive logins. My SCSI disk is detected and visible from both initiators. Now, when I write a file from initiator 1 to the disk, and force a bus reset, initiator 2 can't see the file. Is there any way to force the initiator to reread the disk from the initiator instead of reading from the cache?
You should read the release notes, as well as check the Web site for your particularly operating system as a starting point. Not all operating systems will allow you to share a
and make it accessible from two servers assuming they are the same type of operating system. Take a look at the mount commands for your particularly operating system to see what is supported. Even after forcing a bus reset, the filesystem and your operating system on the second server will need to be aware of the file. This is where distributed filesystems and
can be of help.
Dig Deeper on SAN technology and arrays
Service provider outages should be a warning to customers that keeping data safe in the cloud is a shared responsibility.continue reading
When cloud durability is added to the mix, cloud providers are able to tout a high number of nines of availability.continue reading
Cloud storage can be less expensive from a cost-per-gigabyte perspective, but it's important not to lose sight of other benefits as a value ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.