Category: Dell-EMC

Dell-EMC Product Design & Administration

Tech101 – EMC Symmetrix VMAX & PowerPath/VE

My VCDX design architecture was based upon the EMC Symmetrix VMAX 20K.  I spent a lot of time with EMC SMEs learning everything I could about it.  The first step was learning the major building blocks of the VMAX and how it all fits together.  The examples I provide below

EMC FAST-VP & PowerPath/VE with Storage DRS & Storage I/O Control

This article builds upon the white papers and blogs that are available (listed below).  It took me a long time to understand how these mechanisms work together, since there was no single document (that I could find) describing their integration and correct usage; which left experimentation in my Pre-Production environment. 

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