Category Archives: My projects

The new BSD Magazine with my article is finally out

“Simple Quorum Drive for the FreeBSD CTL HA and the BeaST Storage System by Mikhail Zakharov During our experiments on developing the BeaST storage system we faced the lack of an automatic LUN failover function of the CTL HA subsystem. Yes, … Continue reading

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BeaST Quorum functional tests and usage explanations

As I promised earlier, I have just finished a new paper on how to use the BeaST Quorum (BQ) device for automatic LUN failover switching on active/active storage controller system with FreeBSD CTL HA. Also I have updated BQ to version 1.1.

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New BSD Magazine issue with my article!

Another bright topic for today! BSD Magazine has just published the fresh issue with my article on the cover! “As Benjamin Franklin once said, “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” In that spirit, we are happy to deliver another … Continue reading

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Fetching data from Hitachi Command Suite with HiCommandCLI, PowerShell and Python

You may say it’s not worth writing a post on the subject, just use the Command Suite CLI, Luke and that’s all! But sometimes HCS CLI behavior is not so obvious. Telling the truth it may surprise you.

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Quorum device for the FreeBSD CTL HA and the BeaST Storage system

Today I am pleased to announce BQ (the BeaST Quorum). It is a simple quorum drive implementation which is suitable to run with the FreeBSD CTL HA and the BeaST Storage system. Soon I’m going to write a long post … Continue reading

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My article on FreeBSD CTL High Availability and ALUA functions is shown on BSD Now TV!

In the issue #165 of BSD Now two awesome guys, Allan Jude and Kris Moore, show my paper while explaining FreeBSD CTL HA and ALUA subsystem.

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The BeaST storage is mentioned on BSD Now TV!

While reviewing two BSD Magazine issues Allan Jude and Kris Moore discuss also the BeaST storage architecture articles. BSD Now, Episode 157, starting from 0:53:05

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