Dell Storage Center OS 7.3 technical publications

Dell Storage Center OS 7.3 technical publications




The following list includes technical solutions documents and videos released in support of Dell Storage Center OS (SCOS) 7.3 and Unisphere for SC Series.

New publications

Data-in-Place Upgrade for Dell Storage SC4020
This paper provides an overview of the data-in-place upgrade for the Dell Storage SC4020 array. This feature allows you to transfer disks and enclosures from an SC4020 array to a new Dell EMC SC5020 or SC7020 array without purchasing additional capacity.

Dell EMC SC Series Distributed Spare
This document describes the distributed spare feature of SC Series storage and details the benefits and performance improvements.

Video - Dell EMC SC Series Distributed Spare (4:04)
This video describes the SC Series distributed spare feature, which takes a different approach compared to the traditional RAID hot spare disk concept. This feature can significantly reduce RAID rebuild time caused by disk failure, and contributes to increased disk performance and longer disk life - all by putting every disk to work and by using intelligent data placement.

Video - Dell EMC Unisphere for SC Series Storage (15:11)
This video covers the new Unisphere for SC Series HTML 5 management interface. Included is the layout of the interface, as well as steps to perform many day-to-day management functions on the array. The Unisphere for SC Series management interface is taking the place of the Dell Storage Manager (DSM) Client (thick client) when connected directly to an SC Series array.

Blog - Storage Center OS 7.3 Brings Big Performance Boost to SC Series Arrays
This blog post highlights the performance, capacity and feature enhancements of SCOS 7.3 and Unisphere for SC Series.

Revised publications

Dell EMC SC Series Best Practices with VMware vSphere 5.x-6.x
Updated with VMware vSphere 6.7 guidance, this document includes best practices for integrating vSphere 5.x and 6.x hosts with SC Series storage.

Dell EMC SC Series Live Migrate and Volume Advisor
Updated to include Volume Advisor, this document provides best practices for Dell EMC SC Series Live Migrate and Volume Advisor, features which allow SAN workloads to be seamlessly migrated from one SC Series array to another.

Dell EMC SC Series Storage and Microsoft Multipath I/O
Updated with guidance on Live Volume ALUA support with SCOS 7.3, this document provides an overview of Microsoft Multipath I/O (MPIO) along with best practice guidelines for configuring MPIO on Microsoft Windows Server with SC Series storage.

Dell EMC SC Series Storage: Synchronous Replication and Live Volume
Updated for SCOS 7.3 and Dell Storage Manager (DSM) 2018, this document provides descriptions and use cases for the SC Series data-protection and mobility features of synchronous replication and Live Volume.

Video - Dell EMC SC Series and SMI-S Integration with Microsoft SCVMM 2012 and 2016 (11:22)
Updated for SCVMM 2016, DSM, and Unisphere, this video shows how to configure Microsoft SCVMM 2012 and 2016 to manage Dell EMC SC Series storage with SMI-S. It also shows how to use SCVMM to create SAN copy-capable VM templates to rapid-provision new guest VMs.

To find more technical publications for Dell EMC SC Series storage, visit Dell.com/storageresources.


Article ID: SLN312416

Last Date Modified: 09/04/2018 09:42 AM


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