Refactoring the Network

Don’t refactor your network unless you have no other choice. I didn’t, so I had to endure this bit of pain. After several weeks of experimentation I finally decided on the subnet scheme I wanted. I need the additional complexity… Read More ›

Xen Host Configuration

My simulated data center hardware configuration is complete now. My 4 HP hosts are running XenServer 6.2 and are in a single resource pool. I wanted to test the high availability feature so I added a SAN device. The SAN… Read More ›

Managed Switches

The last piece of equipment I need to complete my DevOps server setup is a business class switch. I wanted a gigabit switch that would support 802.3ad link aggregation, 802.1Q VLANs, and SNMP. I expect that I will have to… Read More ›