Single-Server-Configuration

General Information

Hardware

  • Simple configuration, reasonable solution
  • With FC and direct cabling - no switch necessary
  • Multipathing possible (multipath connection)
  • Multipath connection recommended

Software

  • OSL Virtual Volumes - reasonable price
  • OSL Storage Cluster Base - comfortable environment including multipathing
  • OSL Storage Cluster - can be easily enhanced to cluster configuration

Configurations with active/active RAID

  • Full I/O Multipathing with OSL Storage Cluster Base
  • Universe Extensions with additional EMC Timefinder support

Configurations with active/passive RAID

  • Single path connection not recommended
  • I/O multipathing requires additional software (i.e. EMC ATF/Powerpath)
  • I/O multipathing with OSL Storage Cluster possible - upon request