Our countdown, brought to you by SearchStorage.com high availability expert Evan Marcus, includes some common sense tips for the everyday storage admin to follow.
#4: Reuse configurations
If something works well in one instance, replicate it everywhere you can
- Easier to support
- Configurations are pre-tested
- High degree of confidence for new rollouts
- May allow bulk purchasing
- Fewer spare parts to stock
- Less for new personnel to learn
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