Why HP Smartcache is a great feature on your SmartArray controller
Sep12

Why HP Smartcache is a great feature on your SmartArray controller

Recently HP released HP SmartCache as an additional feature on the most recent SmartArray controllers in HP Proliant servers.   HP SmartCache is a controller-based read caching solution in a DAS environment that caches the most frequently accessed data (“hot” data) onto lower latency SSDs to dynamically accelerate application workloads.   Why caching? Off course, in the ideal world, fill you server with SSD’s and/or...

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New solution brief on the SL4540 Gen8 server hosting +10.000 Exchange mailboxes

This solution brief provides an HP ProLiant SL4540 Gen8 Server and HP Smart Array P420i storage solution for Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 (Exchange), based on the Microsoft Exchange Solution Review Program (ESRP) – Storage Program. This solution implements the Database Availability Group (DAG) mailbox resiliency features found in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. This feature is the base component of the high availability and site...

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Updated EMEA ISS ProLiant Poster Guide
Mar23

Updated EMEA ISS ProLiant Poster Guide

            When I was growing up it was always a Lamborghini Countach Or that tennis lady with the itchy butt For you techies I guess it’s the ISS servers poster. Download it here. Share this:TwitterLinkedInEmailFacebookPrintRedditGooglePinterestLike this:Like...

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New white paper on recommended configuration for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and HP ProLiant SL4540 Gen8 Servers (3 node)
Mar13

New white paper on recommended configuration for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and HP ProLiant SL4540 Gen8 Servers (3 node)

This recommended configuration is designed around a building block approach with a multi-copy high availability design using a database availability group (DAG). The number of servers per DAG is a flexible design decision that customers can make (up to sixteen servers per DAG based on an Exchange Server limit). This recommended configuration uses a total of five multi-role servers, with three in the primary location and two in the...

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New white paper on sizing and design decisions when virtualizing Microsoft Exchange with HP 3PAR StoreServ and ProLiant BL460c Gen8 using VMware vSphere 5
Mar13

New white paper on sizing and design decisions when virtualizing Microsoft Exchange with HP 3PAR StoreServ and ProLiant BL460c Gen8 using VMware vSphere 5

For Exchange 2010, virtualization and advanced Storage Area Network (SAN) features provide value to IT organizations looking to increase data center efficiency by pooling resources. Virtualization and Storage Area Networks provide increased agility to dynamically scale mailboxes and enhance business continuity. While scaling up resources is the most prevalent design concern, there can be opposite situations where resources have been...

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