Nessie the Lock UCS Code Monster

NoneOfThisMatters

After getting some new B460’s they have so far spent more time in the shop (TAC) than running. Did Cisco push the cutting edge a little too hard getting these to market?

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Use SAS drives with some SSD to FAST to and call it “Bad-ass”. RWUCS Approves!

RWUCS Approved

RWUCS Approved

EMC VNXe3200 Unified All-Flash Storage

Flexibility is yours with the industry’s most affordable unified all-flash storage: EMC VNXe3200.

This simple, efficient NAS and SAN array delivers flash at entry-level pricing without compromising on enterprise features. Get MCx multicore optimization, unified snapshots, data replication, automated storage tiering, thin provisioning, file deduplication and compression, simple management, integrated online support, and more.

Be ready to turbocharge databases, virtual servers, and transactional application performance. With EMC VNXe3200 Unified All-Flash Storage, you can add more solid-state drives (SSDs) or easily convert to a hybrid flash array by adding disk drives. Get the benefits of flash performance with the economics of disk, using the included FAST Suite software.

Key features:

  • Available in four configurations
  • Delivers up to 75,000 IOPS with predictable flash performance
  • Serves both file and block storage
  • Lets you add disk (SSD, NL-SAS, SAS), easily creating a hybrid flash array
  • Saves space with a compact 2U form factor
  • Supports multiple storage protocols: CIFS, NFS, iSCSI, Fibre Channel
Quantium

Why Quantium Chose Cisco and MapR to Transform Its Analytics Approach

Cisco is “All over” the Hadoop scene. They can smell that “Big Data” in the water 🙂

For the larger B420 and B460 Servers, ever wonder what adapter should go where? Check this out.

Source http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/unified_computing/ucs/hw/blade-servers/B420_M4/Servicing_the_Blade_Server.html

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Competition really does create great results. That’s what Cisco and VMware realized many years ago when we started working together. We compete and we continue to cooperate on projects like theCisco UCS Management Pack for VMware vRealize Operations. The latest version of the management pack, version 2.0(1), was recently released after a lengthy beta, and it supports vRealize Operations (vROps) version 6.0 and 6.1.

Read More: http://blogs.cisco.com/datacenter/working-together-ucs-management-and-vmware-vrealize-operations

 

Some hardware vendors are talking about their products as if they invented the concept of infrastructure as code. Cisco UCS was architected as programmable infrastructure from its inception seven years ago. We’ve continued to enhance the programmability we offer you with application program interfaces (APIs), tools, orchestration and integration to fit your coding desires and requirements.

Read More: http://blogs.cisco.com/datacenter/programmability-and-ucs-management

What it Feeleth like to believe a code update would fix a UCS Problem.

A picture is worth a 1000 words.

What it Feeleth like to believe a code update would fix a UCS Problem

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