Solution accelerator for consolidating and migrating file and print servers
One of my friends at Git Hub, Scott Sanders, recently published a new suite of tools collectively known as Carbonate.
Anyone who has had the "pleasure" of migrating Graphite to one or more new servers, in production, has likely felt the pain of dealing with gaps in your time-series data.
While consolidating the storage made it easier to administer, it introduced a latency problem.
When there were 18 data centers, there was always one close enough to the end users to avoid any issues.
"But if I had it to do all over again, it would have been much simpler to virtualize our file systems first and then migrate." By submitting your information, you agree that may send you ENTERPRISEStorage FORUM offers via email, phone and text message, as well as email offers about other products and services that ENTERPRISEStorage FORUM believes may be of interest to you.
With only two data centers positioned at opposite ends of the country, DMCA installed WAN optimization appliances from Riverbed Technology to reduce the latency.
In November of that year, it started using VMware virtualization technology, buying 60 new servers instead of the usual 200.