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Browsing Splunk buckets on a S3 bucket

As a Splunk admin managing the storage for the Splunk deployment, it is not uncommon to browse the index directories on the Splunk indexers either to gather the total storage usage across hot/warm and cold tiers or to perform backup or restore activities.  In the traditional Splunk Enterprise deployment with direct attached storage or an …

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Kubernetes cluster deployment using Kubespray

Introduction Containers technology has become the most essential component of the “as a service” offering on the cloud or on-premises.  There are numerous blogs posts that covers the benefits of containers technology and especially Kubernetes.  Hence, I wouldn’t spend time preaching to the choir rather walk you through on how to quickly setup Kubernetes on-premises. …

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RMAN Backups using mount host on Flasharray

Most of Pure FlashArray customers are used to the snapshot functionality that helps them in taking either a crash-consistent or application-consistent snapshot in a flash (literally and figuratively) irrespective of the database size. While this helps them in protecting the database from any accidental changes or creating clones for development and test usage but cannot …

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iSCSI setup with Flasharray

This blog post will go over the steps to connect FlashArray volumes over iSCSI on RHEL variant Linux systems (RHEL, Oracle Linux, CentOS). Required package on RHEL for iSCSIiscsi-initiator-utils Multipathing packagedevice-mapper-multipath High level process with iSCSI Setup iSCSI at the initiator Setup Host at the FlashArray level Discover the iSCSI targets Create a volume, attach …

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