Horray for new toys!

Date February 16, 2013

Last week was probably my craziest here so far. On Monday, we were off because there was some kind of blizzard thing, so it was a shorter week to begin with. On top of that, there were some things piled up from my week off with my gall bladder surgery, so I was trying to […]

Weekend Fun: New NetApp Installed

Date August 27, 2012

One of the larger differences between a position in Academia and a commercial business is that after-hours or weekend work is far less frequent. Every once in a while, though, there's something that you need to do that can't be done during the day. This weekend was one of those times. Our central fileserver duties […]

Another storage option

Date March 9, 2009

I have been researching storage for the past few days. I've been concentrating on iSCSI, since I was trying to keep costs down, and a fiber switch is pretty expensive (especially if I want to use it). While researching, I chanced upon a technology I hadn't heard before: ATA Over Ethernet (AoE). Unlike iSCSI, which […]