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5 09, 2018

How to update the firmware for crucial SSD drives?

By |September 5th, 2018|Hardware, HostMachine, Operating System, OutSourcedWebhostingSupport, Server Management, Server Setup, Server Support, ServerManagementCompany|0 Comments

Firmware is programming that is composed to an equipment gadget's nonvolatile memory. Firmware was initially intended for abnormal state programming and could be changed without exchanging the equipment for a more current gadget. The necessity of updating firmware for SSD's To Improve prepared time from DEVSLP low-control state. To Improve TRIM and Wear Leveling [...]

8 06, 2018

How to configure H/W RAID in LSI MegaRaid BIOS Config Utility ?

By |June 8th, 2018|Disk, General discussions, Hardware RAID, Server Setup, Server Support, VirtualDrive|0 Comments

In this blog, I’m explaining the configuration of Hardware Raid level 1(min: two disks needed) in LSI MegaRAID SAS controller 9260-4i. After rebooting the server, during POST press Ctrl+ H to enter into Web Bios utility. This will list all disks that are connected to the controller. We are going to create a New [...]

4 06, 2018

How to Identify a Server Management Partner for your company?

By |June 4th, 2018|Articles, Hosting, Server Administration, Server Maintenance, Server Management, Server Setup, Server Support, Tips n Tricks|0 Comments

Every other CXO and Director I talk to on a daily basis at ServerAdminz is having the same dilemma to outsource the server management to a Server Management Partner or to have an internal team. I believe this is a question that has plagued owners of Data Centers, Web Hosting Companies or ISPs from the dawn [...]

11 05, 2016

Load Balancing Methods

By |May 11th, 2016|Server Setup|0 Comments

LOAD BALANCING AND DIFFERENT METHODS OF LOAD BALANCING Load balancing on Server Side. Load balancing in computing means, distributing workloads across multiple computing resources such as such as computers, a computer cluster, network links, central processing units or disk drives. Load balancing aims to optimize resource use, maximize throughput, minimize response time, and avoid overload of any single resource. Load balancing usually [...]

2 03, 2015

How to replace a failed drive in a Raid 1 software Raid configuration?

By |March 2nd, 2015|Articles, Raid, server issues, Server Load, Server Security, Server Setup|0 Comments

The initial step in this process is to identify which RAID Arrays have failed. For that we have to check the status of the Raid by doing  'cat /proc/mdstat'. A good Raid mirrored partitions will show the result as given below. [servermyserver]# cat /proc/mdstat Personalities:[raid1] read_ahead 1024 sectors md2:active raid1 sdb3[1] sda3[0] 50304 blocks [2/2] [...]

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