Decode the EMC Isilon HD400 Node

If you’re looking to archive several petabytes of data, you might want to consider the new EMC Isilon HD400 node. It’s the biggest of the current Isilon nodes in terms of size—you can store up to 354 TB of data on 59 hard drives using a 4U rack … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein March 5th, 2015

How EMC Isilon and Hadoop work together

Hadoop is a hot topic. The Hadoop open-source platform opens up exciting possibilities for mining big data, and many organizations are exploring how to incorporate Hadoop solutions into their day-to-day operations. EMC Isilon offers an enterprise Hadoop solution, and we have a comprehensive set of documentation describing how … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein February 17th, 2015

New EMC Isilon support documents for January 2015

Interested in new and relevant EMC® Isilon® customer support content? Each month I’ll post a summary of newly published content for Isilon customers, as well as the top 10 most viewed knowledgebase articles. New Isilon support content Here are new customer support documents that were published at the beginning … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein February 10th, 2015

Impact of the GNU glibc gethostbyname Function Buffer Overflow “GHOST” Vulnerability on EMC Isilon OneFS

The “Ghost” vulnerability (CVE-2015-0235) in the gethostbyname functions of the GNU C Library (glib), which is commonly found in Linux based operating systems, affects applications calling this function. In some special instances, the successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to perform remote code execution on … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein January 30th, 2015

The EMC Isilon Uptime Bulletin, reinvented

When we launched the EMC® Isilon® Uptime Bulletin in 2013, each issue was published in a PDF format that could be downloaded from the EMC Online Support site. Because the Uptime Bulletin contains timely information, such as OneFS target code, tips, and the latest firmware releases, we wanted … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein January 27th, 2015

Top EMC Isilon support documents in December 2014

Here are new customer support documents that were published in December, which include several KB articles about EMC® Isilon® SyncIQ policies and new Isilon Community blog posts published that were written by Isilon experts. You can also review the most viewed KB articles on the EMC Online Support … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein January 13th, 2015

New EMC Isilon videos for a new year!

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season! December was a busy month. I recently shared a survey about which EMC® Isilon® OneFS® topics you would like to learn more about. I’ll announce the survey results and the new Hacker How-To series topic next week. We … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein January 6th, 2015

New “Hacker How-To” series on EMC Isilon social media

If you follow EMC Isilon on Twitter (@EMCIsilon), you probably noticed our new Hacker How-To series. This six-week series highlighted videos, whitepapers, and blog posts on the following topics: Disaster Recovery OneFS modules: SyncIQ, SnapshotIQ, and SmartLock Site Prep and Planning: Cable management, node selection, and cluster installation … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein December 16th, 2014

Multitenancy for Hadoop data on an EMC Isilon cluster

The process of analyzing big data within big organizations can be complicated. There can be many data sets to analyze, some which are stored in silos or contain secure information. And there can be many different Hadoop users accessing these data sets, each with different permissions and credentials. … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein December 9th, 2014

Top EMC Isilon support documents for November 2014

To those celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday, I hope it was a good one! Below are the most viewed EMC® Isilon® KB articles and recently published content in November. Most viewed knowledgebase (KB) articles Check out November’s top 10 most viewed KB articles. Best practices for NFS client settings (90041) … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein December 2nd, 2014

Object Storage in EMC Isilon Swift

Next-generation applications for cloud, analytics, social media and mobile devices rely on object storage to store and access data. Object storage is an efficient way to store large amounts data: it flattens data hierarchy and enables automated API access between storage and applications. You can integrate object storage … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein November 18th, 2014
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