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RE: [Xen-users] iscsi/nfs/aoe SAN storage for Xen

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Subject: RE: [Xen-users] iscsi/nfs/aoe SAN storage for Xen
From: Nathan Eisenberg <nathan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 09:45:18 -0700
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I've used Openfiler in XEN deployments before, with good results.

Best Regards
Nathan Eisenberg
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Atlas Networks, LLC

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[mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Rolf Arne Larsen
Sent: Monday, July 06, 2009 4:48 AM
To: Pasi Kärkkäinen
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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] iscsi/nfs/aoe SAN storage for Xen

Thanks for answer.
What im looking for is a software solution to check out the possibilities 
(build one myself) with a SAN before buying a big enterprise one.
I'll put Equallogic in the "good" box for later aquintance:)
Rolf Arne Larsen
System Administrator
+47 98652784

ABC Startsiden AS
Sagveien 21A, 0459 Oslo

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From: "Pasi Kärkkäinen" <pasik@xxxxxx>
To: "Rolf Arne Larsen" <rolf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Monday, July 6, 2009 1:07:34 PM GMT +01:00 Amsterdam / Berlin / Bern / 
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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] iscsi/nfs/aoe SAN storage for Xen

On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 09:34:19AM +0200, Rolf Arne Larsen wrote:
> We are looking for a installment of a own built SAN machine for managing and 
> storing xen virtual machines.
> Does anyone have any experience with the following:
> - NexentaStor
> - Openfiler
> - FreeNAS
> - iSCSI target
> We are looking for stability and thoroughly tested systems.
> If there are any other systems feel free to mention them and your experiences.

Well, in that case I'd recommend (Dell) Equallogic iSCSI Arrays. 
They've been around pretty much since iSCSI spec was released, and they're
fast, scalable, stable and easy to setup and use.

I have only good experiences of Equallogic arrays, been using them for many

-- Pasi

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