Unified Computing from Crate to Cloud
Guess that is a win
Some of the key highlights of Cisco’s new SPECjbb2015 benchmark results are:
Going to try this out. Will be using B series and C series servers.
Little late, but I sent one today.
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Hang in there Solders.
Kicking Ass! All managed via UCSM.
These world-record results were achieved using Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data powered by Cisco UCS C240 M4 Rack Servers interconnected using two Cisco UCS 6296 96-Port Fabric Interconnects with embedded management using Cisco UCS Manager and a Cisco Nexus® 9372PX Switch. Check out the Performance Brief and UCS Industry Benchmarks Summary for additional information on the benchmark configuration. The detailed official benchmark disclosure report is available at the TPC Website.
Good Diagram for the wall, and good article.
Source UCS Command Line Shells
Unfortunately as Donald found out this is an “All or nothing” deal, unless ALL of the VLANs on a vNIC exist on a single uplink that entire vNIC and ALL its associated VLANs will not come up. Or as in this case will just shut down.
This is a PSA for the EMC peeps out there. Some UCS’s are attached to FI’s directly or in use via SAN. I am a big EMC fan so rather surprised by this.
The big issue at the moment is that existing EMC XtremIO customers are staring down the barrel of a destructive firmware upgrade (code version 2.4 –> 3.x). Yes destructive! Meaning if you leave your data on the system while EMC perform the upgrade, you get a free data wipe as part of the service!
Read More: XtremIO Craps on EMC Badge http://blog.nigelpoulton.com/xtremio-craps-on-emc-badge/