Veeam Backup and Replication to Nexenta NFS

In my testing so far I have decided to throw this together as a valid scenario which could be a good solution, but obviously open to additional feedback and testing. And I know I am not the first to do Continue reading Veeam Backup and Replication to Nexenta NFS

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

HP Blogs – Block or file based storage for VMware – The HP Blog Hub

Good session comparing file based vs. block protocols for VMware. I use both depending on the type of workloads that I am using. For a set it and forget it home lab I highly recommend file based (NFS), one big Continue reading HP Blogs – Block or file based storage for VMware – The HP Blog Hub

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