First Look – Leveraging the Nimble Secondary Flash Array with Veeam – Setup guide

Following on with the setup guide of the Nimble Secondary Flash Array, I am going to go through the deployment options, and the settings needed for implementation with Veeam Backup and Replication. What will be covered in this blog post? Quick overview of the SFA Deployment Options Utilizing features of Veeam with the SFA Using … Continue reading First Look – Leveraging the Nimble Secondary Flash Array with Veeam – Setup guide

Setting up a Nimble Secondary Flash Array from scratch

Nimble Storage have released their newest addition in the line up, the SFA, or to give its full name, the Secondary Flash Array. And in this post, we are going to look at how to set one up from scratch. Taken from the following datasheet; The Nimble Secondary Flash Array represents a new type of … Continue reading Setting up a Nimble Secondary Flash Array from scratch

HPE Stealthily Buys Nimble Storage – Someone was bound to do it

Today heralds a shock to the IT industry, even though many kept asking “when will someone snap up Nimble Storage”, I think we can say that HPE was not the company we expected to do it, especially after the purchase of Simplivity just a month and half ago. Nimble Storage and HPE today announced the … Continue reading HPE Stealthily Buys Nimble Storage – Someone was bound to do it

Nimble Storage – The life of a failed disk

Today I found out a disk had failed in a production SAN. Oh no!!! But like previous experiences, this is different. And my support experience is pretty darn good. So I thought lets write this up. Because you always here about the terrible failures and pain in the arse experiences, never the good. Note:  This … Continue reading Nimble Storage – The life of a failed disk

First look at Veeam 9.5 & Nimble Storage Integration – Part 2

This is a continuation piece regarding the integration of Nimble Storage to the Veeam Backup & Replication software in the upcoming release 9.5. Part 1 So what does the integration give us? The test environment Adding the Nimble Storage Array into Veeam Configuration Nimble Audit Logs Part 2 Now we’ve added the Nimble Storage Array … Continue reading First look at Veeam 9.5 & Nimble Storage Integration – Part 2