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EMC VMAX – Fully Pre-allocate TDEV

By Fully Pre-allocating a TDEV all the tracks associated with the device are reserved, this may be useful for mission critical apps or avoiding any write miss penalties. Example SYMCLI: Single TDEV example: symconfigure -sid xxx -cmd “start allocate on tdev 0c66 end_cyl=last_cyl allocate_type=persistent;” commit Range of TDEVs: symconfigure -sid xxx -cmd “start allocate on tdev 0c6e:1116 end_cyl=last_cyl allocate_type=persistent;” commit […]

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The Vblock vCake

Created by Cliff Cahill @CliffCahill In conjunction with the announcement of the ‘Vblock 740’ @VCE’s latest addition to the Vblock range Cliff kindly put his creative and baking skills to […]