How to Safely Remove vmdk from Linux/Unix Virtual Host

In our previous article we told you how to add new storage/VMDK disk to your virtual machine and scan them at your machine without reboot and now in this article we are going to do the reverse. This article will tell you how to remove your unused or unwanted VMDK (Virtual Machine Disk) from your virtual machine without any reboot. The virtual machine is using UNIX/Linux operating system. Continue reading

Adding Storage to VM Host without Reboot

Information is increasing day by day, so we always require more space to save our data. And to save our digital data we need disk. In this article we will guide you and tell you how you can easily add new hard disk to your virtual server or host and properly scan new added storage hard disk without rebooting your virtual host. Continue reading

Installing Symantec Storage Foundation and High Availability (SFHA) on Linux in VMware

Symantec Storage Foundation and High Availability (SFHA) is not a new product and is a well know storage solution product. In this tutorial we will guide you step by step to install Symantec SFHA 6.1 on your Red hat Linux machine in VMware workstation. Continue reading

5 Basic Storage Certifications for IT Administrators

Storage sector is in boom in the Information Technology industry and there are lots of service and products provider in this field. These storage companies also provide basic and advance storage certification to boost your knowledge and get a good job or position in the storage industry. We will cover some of those basic storage certifications for IT Admins. Continue reading

What is RAID & Different Types of RAID

RAID is a very useful data storage Virtualization technology and stands for Redundant Arrays of Independent Disk. RAID is widely used to provide data protection against disk failures and performance. In RAID, multiple disks are combined to form a single set and then the data is stored in it using different RAID levels. This improves performance and/or reliability. Continue reading

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