[PVE-User] PVE HBA best practice
gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 21 13:40:31 CEST 2018
Thanks you guys, for advice.
Gilberto Nunes Ferreira
(47) 99676-7530 - Whatsapp / Telegram
2018-04-21 3:47 GMT-03:00 Stefan Sänger <stefan.saenger at gr13.net>:
> Hi Gilberto,
> the Powevault MD1xxx series are only shelved with SAS support, but without
> the actual controller. They are intended as expansion units - either to a
> single server (which is basically like making the case bigger and adding
> more disks) or to extend an actual storage.
> If you go for a MD3xxx device you actually get what you want - available
> with SAS, FC or iSCSI.
> Whila a storage switch for this is recommended, with only 2 attached
> servers it is not necessarily requried.
> HA solution then leans towards LVM storage.
> We actually have a HA solution including SAS switches and 10 servers
> (mixed, 4 rack servers and 6 blades in a small bladecenter) running for a
> couple of years now.
> I would always recommend using Switches and setting up multipath here...
> best regards,
> Am 20.04.2018 um 17:12 schrieb Gilberto Nunes:
>> Hi there PVE Users!
>> I have here a PowerEdge Dell R740 and a Storage MD1400.
>> This is a DAS Dell solution.
>> Further, we will have another server, that we will buy later, to compose a
>> cluster/HA solution.
>> So, what is the proper way to use the HBA within Proxmox, in order to make
>> it reliable and prepared to work later as Cluster/HA solution?
>> May I have ZFS pools?
>> May I have see the disk as local discs, and use it directly or what?
>> I need some guide in this matter, some doc will be appreciated.
>> Thanks a lot.
>> Gilberto Nunes Ferreira
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