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
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
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
As a part of the Veeam Vanguard program, I have been given access to the beta version of Veeam 9.5. And in this blog post I will cover some of the integration components between Nimble Storage and Veeam, announced by Veeam back in April. If you have been following the Veeam forums, then you’ll know … Continue reading First look at Veeam 9.5 & Nimble Storage Integration – Part 1
I’ve worked with Nimble Storage devices for over 2 years now, they constantly amaze me, but one of the thing I’ve yet to see in the field is an actual failure. So the other morning at 3am, I received an email about a failed disk, so I thought I’d walk those through the process of … Continue reading What happens when a Nimble Storage disk drive fails?