Posts By: Brendon Higgins

Free Storage – Storage Efficiency

Free storage capacity – (No down time required)

This blog details the steps required to increase the available storage in a NetApp SAN for no extra money and very little effort.  If the environment has been in production for a while and capacity has become stable, it is even easier as the maximum size is easy to calculate.  Historic max plus safety margin..

Migrating from a Brocade 200e to a 5100 FCP switch

We have fill all the ports on the Brocade 200e but need to add some more hosts to the SAN via the fabric, so it was time to purchase a pair of larger switches.  This blog describes how I moved the config from one switch to another with minimum effort.