Tag Archives: iSCSI

The BeaST Classic with RAID arrays and CTL HA + the BeaST Quorum

I have just uploaded the guide for the BeaST Classic in the confuguration with RAID arrays and CTL HA + the BeaST Quorum, so now we have complete documentation for the RAID part of the BeaST Classic. The BeaST with … 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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Playing with the renewed CTL High Availability implementation in FreeBSD

As I promised lately, here is my small report on trying to use the new CTL HA in the BeaST storage system. “This CTL HA enhancement looks extremely important for the BeaST storage system as implementation of high available native … Continue reading

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“Using SSD as the Level Two Cache for the FreeBSD Dual-Controller Storage Array” in the fresh BSD Mag issue

“Nowadays storage systems use fast solid-state drives (SSD) not only for storing data volumes, but even as the second layer of cache. In ZFS this feature is implemented by L2ARC and it means that we can easily enable this feature … Continue reading

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BSD Mag continues to publish the BeaST related articles

Read our “Optimizing In-Memory Cache of the BeaST Architecture” story in the fresh issue of BSD Magazine. “The BeaST is the new FreeBSD based dual-headed reliable storage system concept. Recently, we implemented both ZFS and in-memory cache in our architecture. … Continue reading

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Using SSD as the level two cache for the FreeBSD dual-controller storage array

Nowadays storage systems use fast solid-state drives (SSD) not only for storing data volumes, but even as the second layer of cache. In ZFS this feature is implemented by L2ARC and it means that we can easily enable this feature … Continue reading

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The new BSD Mag issue with our article: “Implementing In-Memory Cache in the BeaST Architecture” is out!

The fresh BSD Magazine is officially published with our “Implementing In-Memory Cache in the BeaST Architecture” article in the “FreeBSD corner”! We are discussing the ways and even implementing in-memory ZFS-based cache in our dual-controller storage system concept. Many thanks … Continue reading

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