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 space. To … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein March 5th, 2015

Racking EMC Isilon nodes

With EMC® Isilon® scale-out storage, it’s easy to add performance and capacity to your cluster simply by adding new nodes. For example, after you acquire a new node, a certified technician locates an open space in a rack (either 2U or 4U, depending on the node size), installs rails, installs … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein September 16th, 2014

Decode our new EMC Isilon nodes: S210 and X410

[Editor’s note: Two corrections about the number of serial ports and the front panel light were made to the original Decode the Node videos published on 7/31, and both videos were republished on 8/18 and 8/19. This article was updated to include links to the latest videos.] Earlier this month, we … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein August 5th, 2014

Top 20 EMC Isilon support documents in May 2014

One of the goals of this blog is to share the most useful EMC® Isilon® support-related content that we have to offer. In this post, we’re highlighting 20 of the most viewed knowledgebase (KB) articles and product documents from the month of May. We hope these documents will help you to quickly … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein June 10th, 2014

No fooling: A new issue of the EMC Isilon Uptime Bulletin

A new issue of the EMC® Isilon® Uptime Bulletin is now available on the EMC Online Support site (requires login). Each quarter, the EMC Isilon Uptime Bulletin describes some of the best practices to help you achieve the highest level of operational reliability for your Isilon environment. The latest issue … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein April 1st, 2014

Locating serial numbers for EMC Isilon nodes

To open a service request for EMC® Isilon® Technical Support, you’ll need to provide a node serial number. You can easily retrieve this information from the back of the node (or the front of A100 nodes), from the OneFS web administration interface, or from the OneFS command-line interface. For a … READ MORE

Kirsten Gantenbein February 18th, 2014
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