Greg Schulz is founder and senior analyst with the IT infrastructure analyst and consulting firm StorageIO. A 25 year IT veteran, Greg has worked as an IT customer, vendor, author and industry analyst. He has worked with applications, servers, databases, networks, storage, DR/BC, performance and capacity planning and associated management tools in IBM Mainframe, OpenVMS, Unix, Windows and other environments. Greg is also the author and illustrator of "Resilient Storage Networks". (Elsevier) and has contributed material to Storage magazine and other TechTarget publications. Greg holds degrees in computer science and masters in software engineering from the University of St. Thomas.
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Contributions from Greg Schulz
- How to add more channels to a network
- How to increase your storage energy efficiency
- Using SAS and SATA for tiered storage
- How to choose the correct RAID level
- RAID levels defined
- RAID: It's alive
- SATA on a Dell Dimension 4400
- SAN server accommodation
- Offsite vs. onsite storage
- FCID on two separate fabrics
- Connecting an MSA 1500 to an EVA 4000
- SAN performance
- Ports changing from fabric to loop mode
- RAID configuration with three hard drives
- Double drive failures in a RAID-10 configuration
- SATA controllers
- How many servers can a SAN accommodate?
- Difference between parity groups
- Sharing LUNs
- FC-AL topology in a SAN environment