How-to: update StoreVirtual 3200
Jan10

How-to: update StoreVirtual 3200

With the release of the new StoreVirtual 3200 with its new OneView-like StoreVirtual Management Console SVMC means as well that the procedure to update the system changed compared to the previous CMC node upgrades. In the past all nodes were upgraded automatically one by one after having synchronized all data, in the new dual-controller system things slightly change. When logging on to the new SVMC GUI you will find some ‘donuts’...

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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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New HPE MyLearning Storage exams released!
Mar01

New HPE MyLearning Storage exams released!

Call out to all my students in the past, and people who are interested in becoming HPE certified. HPE MyLearning released on 1 March 2016 the new V2 version of the 3 levels of storage certifications being ATP, ASE and Master ASE. All information on the new certification can be found here: http://www.hpe.com/info/certification All certified people should log in into the MyLearning portal to register for access to the WBT’s and...

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HPE upgrades its StoreOnce backup-to-disk platform
Dec03

HPE upgrades its StoreOnce backup-to-disk platform

The previous series of StoreOnce appliances 2700, 2900, 4500 and 4700 existed quite some time already and were based on HPE Proliant Gen8 hardware. It was obvious that they would ‘upgrade’ to the latest Gen9 technology. This was announced now just before HPE Discover in London. The line-up stays similar to the previous one although the available capacity scales better compared to the previous models: The 3100 replaces the 2700: 8TB...

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HPE OneView for VMware vCenter 7.8 released
Nov24

HPE OneView for VMware vCenter 7.8 released

HPE (got to get used to this new Hewlett Packard Enterprise stuff…) released the latest version of it connector software between HP OneView and VMware vCenter. I was waiting for this one because, since I upgraded to the latest version of OneView 2.0, some information was not appearing anymore inside my vCenter client. Seems to be solved now with this version 7.8 which clearly states in the Release Notes that it officially...

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