Nexentastor/ESXi5/3750G/LACP/VDS/NFS/iSCSI – Part 2

This article is a continuation of Part 1 that we did a while back.  I would highly suggest checking out that article as well prior to going through this article.  You can read Part 1 here. MPIO Round Robin Policy Continue reading Nexentastor/ESXi5/3750G/LACP/VDS/NFS/iSCSI – Part 2

Nested Virtualized Datacenters (VDC) using metro stretched cluster

I am currently working on building a 2 datacenter scenario all running under VMware workstation 9. This will include a four node HP P4000 VSA multi-site cluster, four ESXi5 hosts, vCenter, and two PFsense firewalls using openvpn to connect both Continue reading Nested Virtualized Datacenters (VDC) using metro stretched cluster

Nexentastor/ESXi5/3750G/LACP/VDS/NFS/iSCSI – Part 1

So I have been using Nexentastor for almost 2 years now in my home lab. It is an amazing storage solution. I have used many others over the years (FreeNAS, OpenFiler, NASLite) and I by far like Nexentastor the best. I Continue reading Nexentastor/ESXi5/3750G/LACP/VDS/NFS/iSCSI – Part 1