Getting started with HPE OneView Global Dashboard
Nov04

Getting started with HPE OneView Global Dashboard

With the release of OneView 3.0 comes also the initial release of OneView Global Dashboard. This will enable Federation of multiple OneView instances running as a VM appliance or in the new Synergy environments. More information on Global Dashboard can be found here: www.hpe.com/products/ovglobaldashboard Let’s get started with Global Dashboard. First we download the bits from the HPE Software Depot. I am not going to describe here...

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How-To: update HPE OneView
Nov03

How-To: update HPE OneView

With the availability of OneView 3.0 on the HPE Software Depot, means as well that it is time to update my own OneView instance controlling my ‘home lab’. 2 years ago I wrote a similar article already on the update process of OneView (it was from 1.05 to 1.10). Since then, lots of things has changed so I decided to post an up-to-date procedure going from 2.x to 3.0… First you have to download the upgrade file from the HPE Software...

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Some great Demartek reports you should be aware about
Oct21

Some great Demartek reports you should be aware about

Last year I discovered the Demartek reports. Demartek is a computer industry analyst organization with its own ISO 17025 accredited computer test lab. The majority of the work they do involves running hardware or software solutions in their test lab for the purpose of validation testing, performance testing, power efficiency or other types of testing. Below I highlight 2 reports that I often use as well in my training and consultancy...

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HP 3PAR 8000 announced with the new Gen5 ASIC
Aug26

HP 3PAR 8000 announced with the new Gen5 ASIC

It was obvious that, after the release of the 3PAR 20000 systems based on the new Gen5 ASIC and delivering more than 3M IOPS, now it is the 7000 series that gets equipped with this new ASIC. I assumed HP would wait until HP Discover in Londen (December 1-3), but sooner as expected the announcement is already there. A new system means a new numbering as well, so bye bye 7000 welcome HP 3PAR 8000 series! So what is new? The 8200 is the...

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HP’s hyper-converged portfolio grows: meet the CS250-HC
Aug05

HP’s hyper-converged portfolio grows: meet the CS250-HC

HP launches 2 new models in its hyper-converged set of products. Last year they released, together with an EVO RAIL model, they CS240-HC base and CS242-HC performance appliances. I tested these models already in my other article I wrote a few months ago. This new model CS250-HC will give the customer more flexibility in the configuration. There will be a 4-node model (like the CS240-HC) available from 17 august, at the end of...

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