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RE: 70GB load source and 5 other drives



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Never have to, and you are doing this on the client.

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-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of rob@xxxxxxxxx
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2014 8:36 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: RE: 70GB load source and 5 other drives

Item 1 of 2: Ending Allocations.
I assume you're talking about a
STRASPBAL TYPE(*ENDALC)
scenario.
Do you ever undo that? Like PTF's or anything?

Item 2 of 2: Size of other's
Since I'm currently using 81GB, OS and all, if I want to be at 70% utilization I'll need ~115GB. So if I take that, divide by 5, and make the other drives 23GB I should have plenty of space? Or just kick them up to 35GB to be somewhat "standard"?


Rob Berendt
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From: Pete Massiello - ML <pmassiello-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 04/25/2014 07:42 AM
Subject: RE: 70GB load source and 5 other drives
Sent by: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx



Rob,

7.2 will need a 70GB load source, and that means when you
create it on the guest side you have to create it larger than 70 to get 70
on the hosted (or client) side. I have been using approximately 79GB when
I create them, and they have worked fine for 7.2. Then if the others are
significantly smaller, I end allocations on that drive to keep the I/Os
more balanced on the spread of the I/Os across the drives

Pete

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Pete Massiello
iTech Solutions
http://www.itechsol.com
http://www.iInTheCloud.com





-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [
mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of rob@xxxxxxxxx
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2014 7:18 AM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: 70GB load source and 5 other drives

I know that we covered this in a thread but I'm having a devil of a time
finding it. I found it alluded to in
http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l/201401/msg00542.html

I have a guested system that is currently 279GB. And it's only 30%
utilized. I am doing an unload/reload and I want the 6 "luns".

I figured that I'd make the first one slightly over 70GB (like 75 or 80).
The reason being that it is a very hard halt with the next version of OS,
especially with virtualized disks, and IBM will publish the 'pad' needed
for VIOS, etc.

~300GB - 80GB = 220GB
220GB/(5drives/GB) = 44GB/Drive
So am I better off having 5 'luns' of 44GB each, or,
220GB/(35GB/drive)~=6 drives of 35GB each and having 6 drives of a
somewhat standard size?

Or refigure the whole thing since it's only 30% utilized.
279 * .3 = 81GB

80GB load source and how many of what size additional CRTNWSSTG spaces?
Cause you can see just how much wasted space I'll have with 6 drives of
80GB.


Rob Berendt





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