VMAX views and reports in ESA 3.1 & vROps

For those familiar with EMC Storage Analytics (ESA) and in particular the VMAX platform on ESA, you are probably aware that in version 3.1 there are no canned views or report templates for the array. In fact, currently VNX/VNXe are the only platforms with views and report templates. The expectation is that each platform will…

EMC SRDF SRA 5.8/SRA-U 5.8

The latest release of the EMC SRA 5.8 and accompanying VSI SRDF SRA Utilities (SRA-U) 5.8 is now available for download.  This release follows closely after our Q4 release (https://drewtonnesen.wordpress.com/2014/12/26/emc-srdf-sravsi-sra-u-vmax3-support/) which was the first SRA to support VMAX3.  That release, SRA 5.6, however, only supported 2-site SRDF – synchronous/asynchronous.  The SRA 5.8 and SRA-U 5.8…

ESA 3.1 – VMAX3 arrives

ESA 3.1 (will show as 3.1.1 – just a version thing) is available starting today bringing the VMAX3 into the world of storage analytics.  In general this means we get the topology, metrics and support for VMAX3 objects within the VMAX dashboards, but also alerting and capacity planning.   ESA has the ability to show the…