configuring Isilon for kerberized NFSv4

This post will describe the required steps to configure an Isilon Cluster for using kerberized NFSv4. There are two supported kerberos server: Microsoft Active Directory and MIT KDC. We will use a Microsoft Windows Active Directory 2012 R2 kerberos server and RFC2307 for user/id mapping. Windows Prerequisites: Windows Active Directory […]

Isilon OneFS 7.1: SmartPools Lab Setup

With the new OneFS 7.1 Virtual Appliance you can easily simulate a multi-tier cluster, using Isilon SmartPools. The Appliance is downloadable here: In my Lab I started with a OneFS 7.1 Cluster consisting of 6 nodes:   By default these nodes are forming a node pool called “iq_vmware”: In […]

Isilon SmartPools

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Isilon OneFS 7.1: What’s new

On October 30th Isilon OneFS 7.1 (Waikiki) went General Available! This is a major release for EMC Isilon and brings a lot of new great stuff and further increases the capabilities of Isilon: What’s new in OneFS 7.1:   SmartDedupe: Isilon now offers a post-process deduplication engine, called SmartDedupe. The […]

Isilon for SAS Grid Computing

In this post I want to share some information and experience regarding EMC Isilon for SAS Grid Computing. What is SAS Grid Computing? “SAS Grid Computing is an efficient way to analyze enormous amounts of data. SAS Grid Computing enables applications to deliver value in a highly effective manner for SAS […]