Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Step By Step Guide: Configuration of Microsoft Failover Cluster

Step By Step Guide: Configuration of Microsoft Failover Cluster

After configuration of shared storage, you can start the configuration of MS cluster.
Go to Failover Cluster Manager and invoke Create Cluster Wizard
Define some meaningful cluster name.

Friday, 20 May 2016

5 myths of Information Technology

Information Technology is the essential support function for any business.  It is the only department in a company which is constantly evolving and changing, all thanks to the global technological advancements.
The innovation in this field is massive and high paced, which is directly proportional to the number of confused customers or potential buyers, because of the number of option, technologies along with the large number of buzz words and acronym invented on daily basis.
The advancement of technology and the feasibility to use a system or solution for your organization are two different things. This lead us to the five biggest myths of Information Technology.

Sunday, 15 May 2016

How to backup and restore: Virtual I/O Server

How to backup and restore: Virtual I/O Server

This document defines different methods to backup and restore the Virtual I/O Server.

Backing up the Virtual I/O Server

The few ways to do so are 
1: On tape 
2: On DVD 
3 On remote File system.

Dynamic LPAR Operation via command Line

Dynamic LPAR Operation via command Line

 To set processing attributes for a partition:
chhwres -r proc -m managed-system -o s
{-p partition-name | --id partition-ID}
-a "attributes"

-r     resouces = virtualio,mem,mempool,rspool,proc,procpool etc

-m    managed system name

-o    operation = a,r,m (add,remove,move respectively)

-p     partition name

--id    id of partition

-q     quantity to add / remove

chhwres -r proc -m sys1 -o a -p i_p1 --procunits .25

chhwres -r proc -m Server-8205-E6C-SN0987A2R -o r -p FFKDB --procunits 1.0

chhwres -r proc -m Server-8205-E6C-SN0987A2R -o a -p FFKDB --procunits 1.0

Monday, 29 February 2016

Best Actor Leo

Yes, Finally the Oscar goes to Leonardo Dicaprio !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oscar Fever / HMC Cold

Oscar is indeed an extraordinary event. It seems like the only important thing nowadays. However my HMC server had other ideas. While reviewing my CPU usage on LPAR2RRD, I had noticed that my HMC was not responding. (no ping).