EMC Elect 2015

Today I was selected to be part of the EMC Elect Community.  I consider this to be a great honor and a privilege.  The goal of this blog is to spread knowledge, help out the community and to inform.  My main areas of focus rely mostly in the Datacenter.  I am beginning to branch out into the cloud and the Hyper Converged Space and hope to add that area as well.

Current Focus:

  • Storage
    • VNX
    • XtremIO
    • MDS
  • Data Protection
    • RecoverPoint
    • Hyper Visor based replication (RPforVMs and vSphere Replication)
    • VMware SRM

Future Focus:

  • Hyper Converged
    • VSPEX Blue
  • Cloud and Automation Technologies
    • EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud
    • ViPER
    • vRealize Suite

Thanks to the EMC Elect for selecting me to the 2015 club!

XtremIO 3.0.2-14 Release

XtremIO 3.0.2-14 was just released and below is a list of the fixes. These can be found in the release notes for 3.0.2-14. General Fixed Issues

  • In some rare scenarios network issues cause unexpected cluster shutdown.
    • XIO-10189
    • XIO-9606
    • XIO-9524
  • In some cases Fiber Channel Ports fail to start after a cluster restart.
    • XIO-10062
    • XIO-9938
  • In very rare cases running a specific debug command causes an unexpected Storage Controller restart.
    • XIO-9863
    • XIO-10392

Upgrade and Cluster Hardware Upgrade Fixed Issues 

  • NDU fails when there are more than 22 SCSI-3 reservations
    • XIO-9855
  • In some rare cases NDU OS upgrade fails without rolling back, causing an unexpected service interruption.
    • XIO-7072
    • XIO-9991
  • In some rare cases firmware upgrade fails during NDU.
    • XIO-9454

UI and XMS Fixed Issues

  • Using RESTful API with External User (LDAP) can cause XMS unavailability.
    • XIO-5355
  • SNMPv2C trap OID is not correct.
    • XIO-5635
  • XtremIO GUI does not start with Java8u25 and Java7u71.
    • XIO-8470