This page is a frequently updated collection of all Dell PS Series (EqualLogic) technical documents and videos produced by Dell EMC storage engineering, marketing and solution partners.

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Cloud FluidFS SharePoint
Data protection Linux / Unix SQL Server
Exchange Server Oracle Virtualization
SAN (general) Windows Server

 

Cloud

Title Published/Updated Type
Overview of Microsoft Private Cloud with Dell EqualLogic Storage Arrays December 2014 White Paper

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Data protection

Title Published/Updated Type
Dell PS Series Snapshots and Clones: Best Practices and Sizing Guidelines December 2016 Best Practices
PS Series Asynchronous Replication Best Practices and Sizing Guide November 2016 Best Practices
Best Practices for Securing a Dell Storage PS Series SAN October 2016 Best Practices
Protection of User and Configuration Data on PS Series Arrays October 2015 Technical White Paper
Using Dell PS Series Asynchronous Replication June 2015 Best Practices
Deploying Symantec Backup Exec 2014 with Dell PS Series Arrays May 2015 Best Practices
Oracle Database Protection on Windows Servers using Dell EqualLogic Storage and Tools March 2014 Reference Architecture
Advanced Performance Tuning for Dell EqualLogic Auto-Replication July 2014 Best Practices
Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays: Understanding Synchronous Replication March 2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Disaster Recovery Best Practices for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 with Dell EqualLogic Auto-Replication and VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager December 2013 Best Practices
Best Practices for Deploying Dell EqualLogic Synchronous Replication October 2013 Reference Architecture
Disaster Recovery with Dell EqualLogic PS Series SANs and VMware vSphere Site Recovery Manager 5 September 2011 Technical Report

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Exchange Server

Title Published/Updated Type
Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 with Dell PS Series Arrays February 2016 Best Practices
Sizing and Best Practices for Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 on VMware vSphere and Dell EqualLogic PS6110E Arrays August 2014 Reference Architecture
Dell EqualLogic PS6210E 5000 User Mailbox Resiliency Storage Solution for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 July 2014 Reference Architecture
Scaling Exchange 2013 Workloads on Dell EqualLogic PS6210E and Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V July 2014 Best Practices
Exchange 2013 Data Protection with EqualLogic Auto-Snapshot Manager / Microsoft Edition October 2013 Technical Report

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FluidFS

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Title Published/Updated Type
NDMP Backup on Dell FS Series NAS using CommVault Simpana January 2017 Best Practices
FluidFS Antivirus Integration May 2014 Deployment Guide
EqualLogic FluidFS NAS Replication Technical Concepts and Best Practices July 2013 Reference Architecture
Best Practices and Guidelines for Integrating the Dell EqualLogic FS7600 and FS7610 into an Existing SAN February 2013 Best Practices
Scaling and Best Practices for Virtual Workload Environments with the FS7500 May 2012 Best Practices
Integrating the Dell EqualLogic FS7500 into an existing SAN August 2011 Best Practices
EqualLogic FS7500 NAS Scalability and Deployment August 2011 Best Practices

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Linux / Unix

Title Published/Updated Type
Dell Storage PS Series Arrays with SUSE Linux Enterprise Sever 12 SP1 October 2016 Best Practices
Using HIT/Linux and ASM/LE with Dell PS Series Storage August 2016 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Configuration Guide for Dell Storage PS Series Arrays April 2016 Deployment and Configuration Guide
EqualLogic Integration: Host Integration Tools for Linux with Auto-Snapshot Manager April 2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Deploying Solaris 11 with EqualLogic Arrays February 2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 NIC Optimization and Best Practices with EqualLogic SANs January 2014 Best Practices

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Oracle

Title Published/Updated Type
Sizing and Best Practices for Online Transaction Processing Applications with Oracle 11g R2 using Dell PS Series March 2017 Best Practices
Migrating an Oracle VM Environment Across Heterogeneous Storage Arrays June 2014 Best Practices
Sizing and Best Practices for Deploying Oracle VM using Dell EqualLogic Hybrid Arrays March 2014 Best Practices
Best Practices for Oracle 11g Backup and Recovery using Oracle RMAN and EqualLogic Snapshots May 2011 Best Practices

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SAN (general)

Title Published/Updated Type
Dell PowerEdge M1000e Blade Enclosure and Dell PS Series SAN Design Best Practices using Dell S-Series and M-Series Networking May 2017 best practice
Dell PS Series DCB Configuration Best Practices May 2017 best practices
Dell Storage Cross-Platform Replication Solutions Guide February 2017 Configuration & Deployment
Dell Storage PS Series Architecture: Hybrid Array Load Balancer February 2017 Technical Report
Dell PS Series Architecture: Self Encrypting Drive Management with PS Series Arrays February 2017 Technical Report
Dell Storage PS Series Architecture: Load Balancers February 2017 Best Practices
Best Practices for Sharing an iSCSI SAN Infrastructure with Dell PS Series and SC Series Storage using VMware vSphere Hosts January 2017 Best Practices
Best Practices for Sharing an iSCSI SAN Infrastructure with PS Series and SC Series using Windows Hosts January 2017 Best Practices
Dell PS Series Storage Arrays iSCSI Initiator and Operating System Considerations January 2017 Configuration Guide
Dell PS Series Storage: Choosing a Member RAID Policy January 2017 Best Practices
Best Practices for Deploying a Mixed 1Gb/10Gb Ethernet SAN using Dell Storage PS Series Arrays December 2016 Best Practices
PS Series Template Volumes and Thin Clones: How and When to Use Them November 2016 White Paper
PS Series iSCSI Volume Connection Count Maximum Characterization November 2016 White Paper
Deploying ESXi 6.0 with Dell PS and SC Series Storage on Separate iSCSI Networks October 2016 Configuration & Deployment
iSCSI Boot from SAN with Dell PS Series Storage and Dell PowerEdge 13G Servers September 2016 Best Practices
Dell Storage Cross-Platform Replication Video May 2016 Video
Using IPv6 with Dell Storage PS Series Arrays May 2016 Best Practices
Guidelines for Replacing a PS Series Group with an SC Series Array February 2016 White Paper
Best Practices for Sharing an iSCSI SAN Infrastructure with Dell Storage PS Series and Dell SC Series Arrays January 2016 Best Practices
Best Practices for Sharing an iSCSI SAN Infrastructure with Dell PS Series and Dell SC Series Storage using Linux Hosts December 2015 Best Practices
Analyzing Dell Ps Series Storage with SAN Headquarters October 2015 Technical Report
PS to SC Series Terminology Dictionary October 2015 White Paper
Space Borrowing for Snapshots and Replicas June 2015 Best Practices
Space Optimization of Data On Dell PS Series Storage June 2015 Technical White Paper
What's new in Dell PS Series firmware v8 June 2015 Video
PS Series Architecture - MPIO with Devices Having Unequal Link Speeds June 2015 Best Practices
Configuring a Dell EqualLogic SAN Infrastructure with Virtual Link Trunking (VLT) January 2015 Reference Architecture
EqualLogic PS Series Arrays: Access Control Policies January 2014 Technical White Paper
iSCSI Boot from SAN with Dell PS Series Storage and Dell PowerEdge 11G/12G Servers September 2013 Best Practices
Best Practices for Mixed Speed Devices within a 10Gb EqualLogic SAN using PowerConnect 8100 Series Switches February 2013 Solution Best Practice
Dell PowerEdge M1000e Blade and EqualLogic PS Series 10 GbE SAN Design Best Practices October 2012 Solution Best Practice
Dell EqualLogic PS-M4110 Blade Array Technical Article October 2012 Technical Article

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SharePoint

Title Published/Updated Type
Deploying SharePoint 2013 Using a Dell EqualLogic PS Series iSCSI SAN October 2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
SharePoint Data Protection with Auto-Snapshot Manager/Microsoft Edition 4.7 Dell EqualLogic PS Series June 2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide

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SQL Server

Title Published/Updated Type
17TB and 26TB Data Warehouse Fast Track for Microsoft SQL Server 2014 using PowerEdge R730 Server and Dell Storage PS Series PS6210S December 2015 Deployment Guide
17TB Data Warehouse Fast Track Reference Architecture for Microsoft SQL Server 2014 using PowerEdge R730 and Dell Storage PS6210S March 2015 Reference Architecture
26TB Data Warehouse Fast Track Reference Architecture for Microsoft SQL Server 2014 using PowerEdge R730 and Dell Storage PS6210S March 2015 Reference Architecture
Microsoft SQL Server Database Protection using EqualLogic Auto-Snapshot Manager / Microsoft Edition September 2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Best Practices and Sizing Guidelines for Transaction Processing Applications with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using EqualLogic PS Series Storage Arrays June 2014 Reference Architecture
Using Microsoft SQL Server with Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays April 2014 Configuration Guide
Performance Baseline for Deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 OLTP Database Applications Using EqualLogic PS Series Hybrid Storage Arrays April 2014 Supplemental
Best Practices for Decision Support systems with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using Dell EqualLogic PS series Storage Arrays July 2013 Reference Architecture
Best Practices and Sizing Guidelines for Transaction Processing Applications with Microsoft SQL 2012 using EqualLogic PS Series Storage March 2013 Solution best practice
Protecting Microsoft SQL Server databases with EqualLogic Synchronous Replication October 2012 Technical Report

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Virtualization

Title Published/Updated Type

Dell Storage PS Series Arrays: Scalability and Growth in Virtual Environments

Jaunuary 2017 Technical White Paper

Citrix XenServer with Dell PS Series Storage Deployment and Configuration

January 2017 Deployment and Configuration Guide

Virtual Volumes: Rapid Deployment of Virtual Machines

February 2016 Video

Configuring iSCSI Connectivity with VMware vSphere 6 and Dell PS Series Storage

January 2016 Deployment and Configuration Guide

Best Practices for Implementing VMware vSphere in a Dell PS Series Storage Environment

December 2015 Best Practices

Virtual Volumes: Terminology and More

November 2015 Video

How Virtual Volumes Will Solve Storage Challenges in the Datacenter

November 2015 Video

Configuring and Installing the PS Series Multipathing Extension Module for VMware vSphere and PS Series Arrays

June 2015 Deployment and Configuration Guide

Dell Virtual Storage Manager: Installation Considerations and Local Data Protection

June 2015 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Dell PS Series Arrays: Advanced Storage Features in VMware vSphere June 2015 Technical White Paper
Better Together: Optimizing VMware vSphere 6.0 Deployments with Dell EqualLogic PS Series Integration Tools April 2015 Technical White Paper
VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes on Dell PS Series March 2015 Technical White Paper
Dell Virtual Storage Manager 3.5: Installation Considerations and Datastore Manager January 2015 Technical Report
VDI with VMware Horizon View and VMware vSphere on Dell Storage PS4210XS Hybrid Storage Arrays January 2015 Reference Architecture
VDI with Citrix XenDesktop and VMware vSphere on Dell EqualLogic PS6210XS Hybrid Storage Arrays December 2014 Best Practices
VDI with Citrix XenDesktop and VMware vSphere on Dell Storage PS4210XS Hybrid Storage Arrays October 2014 Best Practices
VDI with Citrix XenDesktop and VMware vSphere on Dell EqualLogic PS-M4110XS Hybrid Blade Storage Arrays August 2014 Reference Architecture
Data Center Virtualization using Windows Server Hyper-V, PowerShell, and Dell EqualLogic Storage May 2014 Technical Solutions Collection
VMware ESXi NIC Optimization and Best Practices with EqualLogic SAN January 2014  Reference Architecture
Automation and Integration with MS System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 and Dell EqualLogic Storage October 2013 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Dell EqualLogic Storage with Heterogeneous Virtualized Workloads on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V September 2013 Reference Architecture
Sizing and Best Practices for Deploying Citrix XenDesktop on VMware vSphere with Dell EqualLogic Storage January 2012 Solution Best Practices

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Windows Server

Title Published/Updated Type
Deploying and Configuring the Dell PS Series Multipath Device Specific Module with Microsoft Windows January 2017 Configuration Guide
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 NIC Optimization and Best Practices with Dell PS Series January 2017 Best Practices
Setup and Configuration of a Windows Server Core Hyper-V Host using PowerShell and EqualLogic Storage and Tools May 2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Using Dell EqualLogic Storage with Failover Clusters and Hyper-V May 2014 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Best Practices for Configuring DCB with Windows Server and EqualLogic Storage Arrays January 2014 Reference Architecture
Using Dell EqualLogic Storage with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 November 2013 Deployment and Configuration Guide
Windows Server 2008 R2 NIC Optimization and Best Practices with EqualLogic SAN September 2013 Reference Architecture
Windows Command-line Automation Techniques for EqualLogic Storage July 2013 Configuration Guide
Using Windows Active Directory for Account Authentication to EqualLogic PS Series Groups November 2010 Technical Report

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