Hello there, This was supposed to be the fun part of the File Migration Series - meaning the actual file migration. After the last part of it - which you can find here, I started to test the tool - Robocopy more, and I was not happy. While it worked, it had issues and I … Continue reading File Migration Series – Tool Update
Hello all, Before I worked at VMware I was a professional services guy. I have helped customers migrate to new file servers, new arrays, sometimes even old arrays. The best tool I ever found was Secure Copy. It was very fast, and had lots of features. It is still around, and has even more features … Continue reading The file migration tool I suggest you use – SyncBackPro!
As part of my File Migration Series, I have been talking about moving files. But this weekend I had to move a bunch of virtual machines from one storage array to another. So I thought it was time for a script. One of my co-workers - Will Urban - likes to script and he came … Continue reading Mass SvMotion!
Hi everyone, We are continuing today with our File Migration Series, and we are looking at design and test in this article. You can find the series, overview, and planning articles if you want to see the other parts of this series. What we will do today is do a test copy. Meaning we will … Continue reading File Migration Series – Design and Testing
Hello all, I continue today with what I started recently - a series on moving to new storage. Sorry about the delay! This article will be about some of the specific planning you need to do. Before you start you need to answer a number of questions. Questions to think about Do I have a … Continue reading File Migration Series – Planning
Hello, As you may remember, I did exclaim lately I bought new storage. I am moving from an older QNAP (TS-459 Pro II) and EMC Iomega (PX4-300d) to a new Synology 1813 and have been talking with people lately about moving to new storage so I thought I would blog my experience of the move. … Continue reading File Migration Series – Overview