[THIN] Re: Dream environment

  • From: "Braebaum, Neil" <Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 16:33:42 +0100

Two questions - why boot off the SAN - interested in your rationale -
are you working on the basis that all blades equal, so you have an easy
out / replacement if a blade's hardware component blows? Secondly, given
blades, why VMWare?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Luchette, Jon
> Sent: 01 April 2004 16:10
> To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Dream environment
> Here is my dream environment:
> -All HP Blade servers, with one hot swap.
> -All booting off of the SAN (eva 5000 or EMC Clarion 600) 
> -Separate Blade server for SQL datastore. -TScale installed 
> on all MF boxes. -Tricerat's suite rolled out across all. 
> -Trend Micro Server Protect for AV. -F5 hardware load 
> balancing my multiple NFuse and CSG boxes. -WMSoftware's 
> Shutdown Plus Rolling Restart handling the reboot schedule 
> for 0 downtime.
> ...maybe even throw VMWARE in the mix...

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