Author Archive For: Janusz Bak

Version Up29 of Open-E JovianDSS Storage OS is Available

After a long year of intense product development, Open-E lab just released the latest update of our flagship storage operating system – Open-E JovianDSS.  The up29 version is now available ...

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Keep Your Storage Secure and Scrub Data Regularly

According to the principle of entropy, everything that is ordered goes into disorder. The same happens to your data, once recorded and left with no guard, slowly decays – regardless ...

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Binary Powers or Formatted Capacity Confusion

Last update: July 05, 2021 From time to time, some meticulous customer asks us how come a fresh formatted hard disk or RAID array volume is smaller than the nominal ...

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To Deduplicate or Not to Deduplicate ?

Updated 19/11/2021 How Deduplication Works Deduplication, a feature we have in Open-E JovianDSS, sounds very useful and many storage marketing enthusiasts believe they cannot live without it. Admittedly, it does ...

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Virtualization

Why is Open-E JovianDSS a perfect storage solution for VMware?

There are plenty of storage solutions on the market, but not all of them are noteworthy, as the most common solutions usually consist of data storage only. Additional data protection ...

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Open-E DSS V7 + LSI Nytro = Great Solution

Recently, our QA Lab received the new LSI Nytro MegaRAID. They successfully ran all tests and the product is now listed on our Hardware Compatibility List. The Nytro™ MegaRAID® application ...

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Open-E DSS V7 as a virtual machine on VMware

Most of us use Virtual Environments for production, testing, training or just for a demo. This is why we would like to be sure you know how to install our ...

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Unusual request…

Last week I was visiting a customer in Sweden for product training. One of the main reasons they required an on-site training was for a very unusual request: The goal ...

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Short Story about IO-Errors

Hardware failure is not an exception, it is a normal process. I guess most of you would agree with this statement. The real case we have experienced a few weeks ...

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DSS V6 powered Duplex-Server, a better Dual Controller

Recently I was reading an old post about the end of the Dual Controller Architecture. www.informationweek.com/news/storage/ Today, almost 4 years later still Dual Controllers is kind of an obvious choice ...

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