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Useful Tools for Spectrum Scale CES NFS

IBM Spectrum Scale is a cluster file system that supports concurrent access from multiple nodes. Its Cluster Export Services (CES) provide highly available file services...

How to ensure NFS uses strong encryption algorithms for secure data in motion ?

Ensuring data is secure over the wire as well as on the disk is now a days a common norm. IBM Spectrum Scale provides secure...

Introducing IBM Spectrum Scale Erasure Code Edition

1. Overview of IBM Spectrum Scale Erasure Code Edition IBM Spectrum Scale Erasure Code Edition (ECE) is a high performance scale-out storage for commodity servers....

Spectrum Scale: Which Filesystem Encryption Algo to Consider ?

When using Filesystem Encryption for Spectrum Scale, “which encryption algorithm should I use?” is a question that often comes to mind. Spectrum Scale supports the...

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IBM Storage Insights: Pearls in the documentation for 2019

IBM Storage Insights is the #IBMCloud service that helps you predict and prevent problems on your storage devices before they impact your business. You might...

IBM Spectrum Scale HDFS Transparency Apache Hadoop 3.1.x Support

Apache Hadoop 3.1.1 is supported with HDFS Transparency 3.1.0-2. When you use Apache Hadoop, the configuration files of HDFS Transparency are located under /var/mmfs/hadoop/etc/hadoop. By...

Enhanced features in Elastic Storage Server (ESS) 5.3.4 :

Elastic Storage Server (ESS) is a high-capacity, high-performance storage solution that combines IBM® Power Systems servers, storage enclosures, drives, software (including GPFS Native RAID), and...

Upgrading IBM Spectrum Scale Erasure Code Edition using installation toolkit

This blog provides an introduction to IBM Spectrum Scale Erasure Code Edition and then describes a procedure that is followed for upgrading and configuring IBM...

Installing IBM Spectrum Scale Erasure Code Edition using installation toolkit

This blog provides an introduction to IBM Spectrum Scale Erasure Code Edition and then describes a procedure that is followed for installing and configuring IBM...

Upgrading IBM Spectrum Scale sync replication / stretch cluster setup in PureApp

Use case : In a GPFS stretch cluster / GPFS synchronous mirroring setup (which consist of 2 sites with 3rd site as tie breaker)  with...