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Re: [Xen-users] Storage iSCSI requirements.

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  • From: "Jerry Amundson" <jamundso@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2007 08:32:15 -0500
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I'm assuming this was meant for the list...

On 4/2/07, Matthew Wild <M.Wild@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
Jerry Amundson wrote:
> On 3/30/07, Stefano Zappa <stefano.zappa@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I want to buy a server with external storage on iSCSI tecnology, so i
>> will be able to use the "live migration" functionality.
>> what type of requirement must have the storage iSCSI? can i use to
>> example HP StorageWorks MSA1510i?
> Not quite - that's a module you'd attach to a disk array.
> Or, make your own iSCSI target, if you don't have that kind of budget...
> http://iscsitarget.sourceforge.net/
I just built a storage array using a basic dual CPU server with a 3Ware
RAID card and 16 500GB disks. Installed a minimal Linux on a 2GB
Disk-on-Module and run the iSCSI target connected to as my Xen dom0 boxes.

I love the Disk-on-Module angle. Keeps it neat and simple.


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