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How to configure high availability and performance on Debian and CentOS at IBM DS8300 SAN

Feb 22, 2010, 17:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"This detailed how to guides to achieve high availability and performance on Debian and CentOS for accessing storage space at IBM DS8300 Data Storage Systems.

"Tested on Debian GNU/Linux 5.x Lenny 64 bits and CentOS 5.3 64 bits running on 8 cores blades, with Host Bus Adapters Qlogic and Emulex Light Pulse Fiber Channel in deployed systems at SERPRO.

"Observations showed that Debian Lenny has the best performance, for our app load profile and hardware.

"Also, there are listed a number of previously not clearly documented critical pitfalls to avoid. STUDY whole articles, hints, implications, and cited resources before planning your deployment."

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