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2014 Publications

Title Published/Updated** Type
Overview of Microsoft Private Cloud with Dell EqualLogic Storage Arrays 12/2014 White paper
VDI with Citrix XenDesktop and VMware vSphere on Dell EqualLogic PS6210XS Hybrid Storage Arrays 12/2014 Best Practices
VDI with Citrix XenDesktop and VMware vSphere on Dell Storage PS4210XS Hybrid Storage Arrays 10/2014 Best Practices
Deploying SharePoint 2013 Using a Dell EqualLogic PS Series iSCSI SAN 10/2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Best Practices for EqualLogic in an OpenStack Private Cloud  10/2014 Best Practices
Microsoft SQL Server Database Protection using EqualLogic Auto-Snapshot Manager / Microsoft Edition 9/2014** Deployment and Configuration Guide
Oracle Database Protection on Windows Servers using Dell EqualLogic Storage and Tools 8/2014 Reference Architecture
EqualLogic Configuration Guide v15.2 8/2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
VDI with Citrix XenDesktop and VMware vSphere on Dell EqualLogic PS-M4110XS Hybrid Blade Storage Arrays 8/2014 Reference Architecture
Scaling Exchange 2013 Workloads on Dell EqualLogic PS6210E and Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V 7/2014 Best Practices
Advanced Performance Tuning for Dell EqualLogic Auto-Replication 7/2014 Best Practices
Dell EqualLogic PS6210E 5000 User Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 7/2014 Reference Architecture
Migrating an Oracle VM Environment Across Heterogeneous Storage Arrays 6/2014 Best Practices
Best Practices and Sizing Guidelines for Transaction Processing Applications with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using EqualLogic PS Series Storage Arrays 6/2014 Reference Architecture
SharePoint Data Protection with Auto-Snapshot Manager/Microsoft Edition 4.7 Dell EqualLogic PS Series 6/2014** Deployment and Configuration Guide
Using Dell EqualLogic Storage with Failover Clusters and Hyper-V 5/2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
EqualLogic Configuration Guide 15.1 5/2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Data Center Virtualization using Windows Server Hyper-V, PowerShell, and Dell EqualLogic Storage 5/2014 Technical Solutions Collection
FluidFS Antivirus Integration 5/2014 Deployment Guide
Using Microsoft SQL Server with Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays 4/2014 Configuration Guide
 Best Practices for Securing a Dell EqualLogic SAN 4/2014 Best Practices
Configuring a Dell EqualLogic SAN Infrastructure with Virtual Link Trunking (VLT) 4/2014 Reference Architecture
EqualLogic Virtual Storage Manager v4.0: Installation Considerations and Datastore Management 4/2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
EqualLogic Integration: Host Integration Tools for Linux with Auto-Snapshot Manager 4/2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
EqualLogic Integration: Installation and Configuration of Host Integration Tools for Linux – HIT/Linux 4/2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Performance Baseline for Deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 OLTP Database Applications Using EqualLogic PS Series Hybrid Storage Arrays 4/2014 Supplemental
Virtual Machine Protection with Dell EqualLogic Virtual Storage Manager v4.0 4/2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays: Understanding Synchronous Replication 3/2014** Deployment and Configuration Guide
Sizing and Best Practices for Deploying Oracle VM using Dell EqualLogic Hybrid Arrays 3/2014 Best Practices
Sizing and Best Practices for Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 on VMware vSphere and Dell EqualLogic PS6110E Arrays 3/2014 Reference Architecture
Deploying Solaris 11 with EqualLogic Arrays 2/2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
VMware ESXi NIC Optimization and Best Practices with EqualLogic SAN 1/2014  Reference Architecture
Best Practices for Configuring DCB with Windows Server and EqualLogic Storage Arrays 1/2014 Reference Architecture
EqualLogic PS Series Arrays: Access Control Policies 1/2014 Technical White Paper
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 NIC Optimization and Best Practices with EqualLogic SANs 1/2014 Best Practices

2013 Publications

Title Published/Updated** Type
Disaster Recovery Best Practices for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 with Dell EqualLogic Auto-Replication and VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 12/2013 Best Practices
Sizing and Best Practices for Online Transaction Processing Applications with Oracle 11g R2 using Dell EqualLogic PS6110XS Hybrid Arrays 12/2013 Best Practices
Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 with Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays  11/2013 Best Practices
Using Dell EqualLogic and Multipath I/O with Citrix XenServer 6.2 11/2013 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Using Dell EqualLogic Storage with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 11/2013 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Automation and Integration with MS System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 and Dell EqualLogic Storage 10/2013 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Best Practices for Deploying Dell EqualLogic Synchronous Replication 10/2013 Reference Architecture

Exchange 2013 Data Protection with EqualLogic Auto-Snapshot Manager / Microsoft Edition

10/2013 Technical Report

Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays: Advanced Storage Features in VMware vSphere

10/2013 Technical Report

Best Practices for Configuring DCB with VMware ESXi 5.1 and Dell EqualLogic Storage

10/2013 Reference Architecture

Protecting heterogeneous Dell storage environments using AppAssure Backup and Recovery

10/2013 Technical Performance Study
Dell EqualLogic Storage with Heterogeneous Virtualized Workloads on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V 9/2013 Reference Architecture
Configuring and Installing the EqualLogic Multipathing Extension Module for VMware vSphere and PS Series Arrays 9/2013 Technical Report
Windows Server 2008 R2 NIC Optimization and Best Practices with EqualLogic SAN 9/2013 Reference Architecture
Configuring iSCSI Boot for EqualLogic SANs with Dell PowerEdge Servers and VMware ESXi 5.1 9/2013 Configuration Guide
Best Practices when implementing VMware vSphere in a Dell EqualLogic PS Series SAN Environment 8/2013 Technical Report
VMware Horizon View 5.2 on Dell EqualLogic PS-M4110XS Hybrid Blade Storage Arrays 8/2013 Reference Architecture
Deploying and Configuring the Dell EqualLogic Multipath Device Specific Module with Microsoft Windows 7/2013 Configuration Guide
Best Practices for a DCB-enabled Dell M-Series Blade Solution with EqualLogic PS-M4110 7/2013 Reference Architecture
Best Practices for Decision Support systems with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using Dell EqualLogic PS series Storage Arrays 7/2013 Reference Architecture
Windows Command-line Automation Techniques for EqualLogic Storage 7/2013 Configuration Guide
Configuring Windows Server 2012 for iSCSI SAN Boot with EqualLogic Storage 7/2013 Best Practice
EqualLogic FluidFS NAS Replication Technical Concepts and Best Practices 7/2013 Reference architecture
Windows Server 2012 NIC Optimization and Best Practices with EqualLogic SAN 7/2013  Reference Architecture 
Best Practices for Mixed Speed Devices within a 10 Gb EqualLogic SAN using Force10 S4820T Switches 6/2013 Best Practices
EqualLogic Configuration Guide 6/2013 Configuration Guide
Optimizing storage architecture for vital database applications 6/2013 Power Solutions Article
Optimized Storage for Today’s Virtualized Data Centers 6/2013 Power Solutions Article
EqualLogic PS Series Architecture: Self Encrypting Drive Management with PS Series Arrays 5/2013 Technical Report
VDI with Dell EqualLogic Hybrid Arrays: A Comparative Study with the Industry Leading NAS Solution 5/2013 Analyst Report
EqualLogic PS Series Arrays: Optimizing your SAN Environment for High Availability 5/2013 Configuration Guide
EqualLogic Best Practices for using Dell Force10 Leaf-Spine Architecture 4/2013 Best Practices
EqualLogic PS Series Storage Arrays: Choosing a Member RAID Policy 4/2013 Technical Report
EqualLogic PS Series Architecture: Hybrid Array Load Balancer 3/2013 Technical Report
Virtual Machine Protection with Dell EqualLogic Virtual Storage Manager v3.5 1/2013 Technical Report
Best Practices and Sizing Guidelines for Transaction Processing Applications with Microsoft SQL 2012 using EqualLogic PS Series Storage 3/2013 Solution best practice
Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 for iSCSI SAN Boot with EqualLogic Storage 2/2013 Solution best practice
Best Practices and Guidelines for Integrating the Dell EqualLogic FS7600 and FS7610 into an Existing SAN 2/2013 Solution best practice
Dell PowerEdge M1000e Blade Enclosure and EqualLogic PS Series SAN Design Best Practices using Force10 Switches 2/2013 Solution best practice
EqualLogic DCB Configuration Best Practices 2/2013 Solution best practice
Dell EqualLogic SAN Headquarters v2.5 SAN Assist Feature 2/2013 Tech Brief
Dell Active System 800 Converged Infrastructure Solution: VDI and Collaboration Performance 2/2013 Analyst Report
Windows Server 2012 on Dell - Great performance and value for the next generation Windows Server Platform: A SharePoint Study 2/2013 Analyst Report
Microsoft Exchange 2010 on a Hyper-V Virtual Infrastructure Supported by Dell EqualLogic SANs 2/2013 Solution Best Practice
Protect Your Data And Your Business With SAN-Based Synchronous Replication 2/2013 Analyst Paper
Best Practices for Mixed Speed Devices within a 10Gb EqualLogic SAN using PowerConnect 8100 Series Switches 2/2013 Solution Best Practice
VDI with Dell EqualLogic Hybrid Arrays: A Comparative Study with the Industry Leading SAN Solution 2/2013 Analyst Paper
NDMP Backup on Dell EqualLogic FS Series NAS using CommVault Simpana 1/2013 Solution Best Practice
Data Center Bridging: Standards, Behavioral Requirements, and Configuration Guidelines with Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SANs 1/2013 Solution Best Practice

2012 Publications

Title Published/Updated** Type
Hybrid Storage Intelligence for Agile Desktop Virtualization 12/2012 Power Solutions Article
Dell EqualLogic PS-M4110 Hybrid Blade Arrays: The Storage Foundation for a Converged VDI Solution 12/2012 Analyst Report 
The Dell FS7600 and FS7610 -- Advancing Unified Scalable Storage 12/2012 Analyst Report
Data protection strategies for rapid, effective data center recovery 12/2012 Power Solutions Article
Dell EqualLogic – Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 Boot from SAN 11/2012 Solution Best Practice
Sizing and Best Practices for Deploying VMware View 5.1 on VMware vSphere 5.0 U1 with Dell EqualLogic Storage 10/2012 Solution Best Practice
Protecting Microsoft SQL Server databases with EqualLogic Synchronous Replication 10/2012 Technical Report
Dell PowerEdge M1000e Blade and EqualLogic PS Series 10 GbE SAN Design Best Practices 10/2012 Solution Best Practice
Dell EqualLogic PS-M4110 Blade Array Technical Article 10/2012 Technical Article
Better Together: Optimizing VMware vSphere Deployments with Dell's EqualLogic Integration Tools 09/2012 Analyst Paper
Reference Architecture for a Virtualized SharePoint 2010 Document Management Solution 08/2012 Solution Best Practices
SAN Design Best Practices for the Dell PowerEdge M1000e Blade Enclosure and EqualLogic PS Series Storage (1GbE) 08/2012 Solution Best Practices
Silver Peak WAN Optimization and Dell EqualLogic PS Series 07/2012 Tech Report
Dell EqualLogic PS Series Reference Architecture for Force10 S-Series S55 - 2-Switch Reference SAN 06/2012 Switch Validation/RA
Dell EqualLogic PS Series Reference Architecture for Force10 S-Series S55 - 4-Switch Reference SAN 06/2012 Switch Validation/RA
Dell EqualLogic FS7500: Unifying the Storage Infrastructure with Integrated File Storage and Breakthrough Ease of Use 06/2012 Analyst Report
The Data Center in a Box Solution Performance Test: Comparing Dell and HP Blade Solutions 05/2012 Analyst Report
Performance Baseline for Deploying Oracle 11g Release 2 Based Decision Support Systems using Dell EqualLogic PS6110XV Arrays 05/2012 Best Practice Addendum
Sizing MS Exchange 2010 on EqualLogic PS4100-6100 Arrays with VMware vSphere 5 05/2012 Solution Best Practices
EqualLogic Snapshots and Clones: Best Practices and Sizing Guidelines 05/2012 Solution Best Practices
Scaling and Best Practices for Virtual Workload Environments with the FS7500 05/2012 Solution Best Practices
Dell EqualLogic Virtual Desktop Deployment Utility - Sizing and Best Practices 05/2012 Solution Best Practices
Dell EqualLogic PS Series Reference Architecture for PowerConnect 8024F - Two Switch 04/2012 Switch Validation/RA
Dell EqualLogic PS Series Reference Architecture for PowerConnect 8024F - Four Switch 04/2012 Switch Validation/RA
Dell EqualLogic PS Series Reference Architecture for Cisco Catalyst 3750X - Two Switch 04/2012 Switch Validation/RA
Dell EqualLogic TCO Analysis: Multi-generational Manageability and Efficiency at a Low Cost 04/2012 Analyst Report
Dell EqualLogic and Certeon aCelera Sync Accelerates Business Continuity 04/2012 Technical Report
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Backup and Restore using Dell EqualLogic and PowerVault DL2200 with CommVault Simpana 03/2012 Solution Best Practices
EqualLogic Validated Components List 03/2012** Reference Guide
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Backup and Restore using Dell EqualLogic 03/2012 Solution Best Practices
Deploying Oracle Decision Support Systems with EqualLogic 10GbE iSCSI SAN 02/2012 Solution Best Practices
Transition to Data Center Bridging Era with EqualLogic PS Series Storage Solutions 02/2012 Solution Best Practices
EqualLogic iSCSI Volume Connection Count Maximum Characterization 02/2012 Solution Best Practices
Sizing and Best Practices for Deploying Citrix XenDesktop on VMware vSphere with Dell EqualLogic Storage 01/2012 Solution Best Practices
EqualLogic iSCSI SAN for Fibre Channel Professionals 01/2012 Solution Best Practices

2011 Publications

Title Published/Updated** Type
Configuring iSCSI connectivity with VMware vSphere 5 and Dell EqualLogic PS Series Storage 11/2011 Technical Report
EqualLogic PS Series Arrays – Scalability and Growth in Virtual Environments 11/2011 Technical Report
Disaster Recovery with Dell EqualLogic PS Series SANs and VMware vSphere Site Recovery Manager 5 9/2011 Technical Report
Enhancing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Data Protection and Availability using EqualLogic Snapshots 10/2011 Solution Best Practices
Deploying SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with Dell EqualLogic PS Series Storage Arrays 9/2011 Technical Report
EqualLogic PS Series Architecture: Load Balancers 9/2011 Technical Report
Dell EqualLogic PS Series Reference Architecture for PowerConnect 7048 - Two Switch 9/2011 Switch Validation/RA
Dell EqualLogic PS Series Reference Architecture for PowerConnect 7048 - Four Switch 9/2011 Switch Validation/RA
Dell EqualLogic PS Series 5,000 Mailbox Exchange 2010 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution 8/2011 Technical Reports
Dell EqualLogic PS Series 10,000 Mailbox Exchange 2010 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution 8/2011 Technical Reports
Dell EqualLogic PS Series 20,000 Mailbox Exchange 2010 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution 8/2011 Technical Reports
Dell EqualLogic PS Series 75,000 Mailbox Exchange 2010 Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution 8/2011 Technical Reports 
Creating a DCB Compliant EqualLogic iSCSI SAN with Mixed Traffic 8/2011 Solution Best Practices
Integrating the Dell EqualLogic FS7500 into an existing SAN 8/2011 Solution Best Practices
Enhancing SQL Server Protection using EqualLogic Smart Copy Snapshots 8/2011 Solution Best Practices
EqualLogic FS7500 NAS Scalability and Deployment 8/2011 Solution Best Practices
Reference Architecture: Dell PowerConnect B-Series RX4/RX8/RX16 6/2011 Switch Validation/RA
Best Practices for Oracle 11g Backup and Recovery using Oracle RMAN and EqualLogic Snapshots 5/2011 Solution Best Practices
Maximizing Database Performance with Dell EqualLogic Hybrid Arrays 5/2011 Analyst Report
Reference Architecture: Juniper EX4500 (Four-Switch SAN) 5/2011 Switch Validation/RA
Reference Architecture: Juniper EX4500 (Two-Switch SAN) 5/2011 Switch Validation/RA
Deploying Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS and Oracle Linux Server with Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays 4/2011 Technical Report
EqualLogic Auto-Replication Best Practices and Sizing Guide 3/2011 Solution Best Practices
Automatic data tiering benefits for OLTP databases with EqualLogic hybrid arrays 3/2011 Technical Report
Configuring and Deploying the EqualLogic Host Integration Toolkit for Linux 3/2011 Technical Report
Deploying a Mixed 1Gb/10Gb Ethernet SAN using EqualLogic Storage Arrays 3/2011 Solution Best Practices
EqualLogic PS Series Arrays: Using Advanced Storage Features in VMware vSphere 3/2011 Technical Report
Maximizing Desktop Virtualization Success with VDI-Optimized Dell EqualLogic Hybrid Arrays 3/2011 Analyst Report
EqualLogic PS Series Template Volumes and Thin Clones: How and When to Use Them 2/2011 Technical Report
Sizing and Best Practices for Deploying VMware View 4.5 on VMware vSphere 4.1 with Dell EqualLogic Storage 1/2011 Solution Best Practices
Deploying Symantec Backup Exec 2010 Off host Function with PS Series Arrays 1/2011 Technical Report
Optimizing the storage infrastructure for desktop virtualization 1/2011 Power Solutions Article

2010 Publications

Title Published/Updated** Type
Breaking Down the Barriers to VDI with EqualLogic iSCSI SAN Arrays 12/2010 Analyst Report
EqualLogic PS6000XVS Performance in a VMware View VDI Environment 11/2010 Technical Report
Using Windows Active Directory for Account Authentication to EqualLogic PS Series Groups 11/2010** Technical Report
Monitoring your PS Series SAN with SAN Headquarters 11/2010** Technical Report
Configuring VMware vSphere Software iSCSI with EqualLogic PS Series Storage 11/2010** Technical Report
Deploying a storage-optimized virtual desktop infrastructure 10/2010 Power Solutions Article
Choosing a storage ecosystem for transaction-intensive Oracle database applications 10/2010 Power Solutions Article
Sizing and Best Practices for Oracle 11g OLTP on EqualLogic Storage 9/2010 Solution Best Practices
Deploying Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays 9/2010** Technical Report
SQL Server Database Protection Using Auto-Snapshot Manager / Microsoft Edition: Advanced Operations 7/2010 Technical Report
Sizing and Best Practices for MS Exchange 2010 on VMware vSphere and EqualLogic Storage 7/2010 Solution Best Practices
Using multi-tiered arrays to optimize application performance 7/2010 Power Solutions Article
Exchange Server 2010 Data Protection with Auto-Snapshot Manager / Microsoft Edition 7/2010 Technical Report
Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 with Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays 6/2010 Technical Report
Using Tiered Storage in an EqualLogic PS Series SAN 6/2010** Technical Report
Disaster Recovery using EqualLogic Storage and VMware vCenter Site Recover Manager 6/2010** Technical Report
Deploying Microsoft Hyper-V with EqualLogic PS Series Arrays 5/2010 Technical Report
Understanding Data Replication Between EqualLogic PS Series Groups 4/2010** Technical Report
Expanding Windows Basic Disk Partitions on EqualLogic PS Series Arrays 4/2010** Technical Report
Deploying MS SQL Server 2008 DSS on 10GbE EqualLogic Storage 3/2010 Solution Best Practices

2009 Publications

Title Published/Updated** Type
Deploying Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 using PS Series iSCSI SANs 10/2009 Technical Report
EqualLogic PS Series Boot from SAN using QLogic iSCSI Host Bus Adapters 6/2009** Technical Report
Deploying Microsoft Windows Server 2008 with EqualLogic PS Series SANS 1/2009 Technical Report

This page is a frequently updated collection of all EqualLogic focused web facing technical content produced by Marketing, Product Group Engineering, and Solution Partners. The collection includes the following document types:

Technical Report These documents provide in-depth technical presentation of functional topics, features and configuration methods.
Solution Best Practices These documents provide in-depth technical presentation of solution designs and results from full-scale lab test configurations. They present sizing guidelines, lab validated best practices and configuration/integration procedures.
Switch Validation/RA These documents describe the features provided by lab tested Ethernet switches along with details of full-scale reference architecture designs.
Reference Guide These documents provide a single source for technical reference information. They are frequently updated.
Power Solutions Article EqualLogic related articles from Dell Power Solutions magazine.
Analyst Report EqualLogic related technical reports created by third party analysts.
Comments
  • I think there's a wrong word in the title for "Configuring iSCSI connectivity with VMware vStorage 5 and Dell EqualLogic PS Series Storage". When you go to the link, it says the document is "Configuring iSCSI Connectivity with VMware vSphere 5 and Dell EqualLogic PS Series Storage".