PS series technical documents

PS series technical documents


This article includes Dell PS Series (EqualLogic) technical solutions documents and videos produced by Dell EMC storage engineering, marketing and solution partners.

Reference documents:

Dell PS Series Configuration Guide Switch configuration guides for PS Series or SC Series SANs
Dell EMC Storage Compatibility Matrix Rapid EqualLogic Configuration portal

Solutions topics

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Learn about disaster recovery and replication (synchronous and asynchronous), using snapshots and clones, and other data-protection and security best practices with PS Series SANs.

Deploy Microsoft Exchange email solutions with PS Series storage using best practices for Exchange Server 2013 or 2016.

Learn how Dell Fluid File System (FluidFS) adds powerful NAS capabilities to PS Series arrays and leverages a shared infrastructure for block and file storage.

Find best practices to deploy and configure PS Series storage with Red Hat or SUSE Linux.

Get sizing and best-practices guidance for Oracle databases including OLTP and Oracle VM environments.

Optimize your iSCSI SAN with best practices for DCB configuration, replication, security, RAID and other general guidance for PS Series storage solutions.

Title Published/updated Type
Dell PS Series to Dell EMC SC Series Terminology Dictionary October 2017 White Paper
Dell PowerEdge M1000e Blade Enclosure and Dell PS Series SAN Design Best Practices using Dell S-Series and M-Series Networking May 2017 Best Practices
Dell PS Series DCB Configuration Best Practices May 2017 Best Practices
Dell Storage Cross-Platform Replication Solutions Guide February 2017 Deployment and Configuration
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 Deployment and Configuration
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 Deployment and Configuration
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
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
iSCSI Boot from SAN with Dell PS Series Storage and Dell PowerEdge 11G/12G Servers September 2013 Best Practices
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

Deploy Microsoft SharePoint 2013 with PS Series storage and protect your SharePoint data with deployment and configuration guides.

Learn about PS Series best practices with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 and 2012 including Data Warehouse Fast Track solutions.

Find best practices for VMware vSphere, ESXi and Horizon View, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix XenDesktop. Learn how to size and scale solutions, and configure virtual machines, hypervisors, virtual volumes and VDI environments.

Title Published/updated Type
Best Practices for Implementing VMware vSphere in a Dell PS Series Storage Environment September 2017 Best Practices
Configuring and Installing the PS Series Multipathing Extension Module for VMware vSphere and PS Series Arrays July 2017 Deployment and Configuration
Dell Storage PS Series Arrays: Scalability and Growth in Virtual Environments January 2017 Technical White Paper
Citrix XenServer with Dell PS Series Storage Deployment and Configuration January 2017 Deployment and Configuration
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
Virtual Volumes: Terminology and More November 2015 Video
How Virtual Volumes Will Solve Storage Challenges in the Datacenter November 2015 Video
Dell Virtual Storage Manager: Installation Considerations and Local Data Protection June 2015 Deployment and Configuration
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
Hyper-V Architecture and Networking Considerations for Small to Medium Businesses May 2014 Technical White Paper
Setup and Configuration of a Windows server core Hyper-V Host Using PowerShell and EqualLogic Storage and Tools May 2014 Deployment and Configuration
Deploying a Dedicated Hyper-V Management Guest using PowerShell and Dell EqualLogic Storage Tools May 2014 Deployment and Configuration
Managing and Protecting a Windows server Hyper-V Environment using Dell EqualLogic PS Series Storage and Tools May 2014 Best Practices
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
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

Learn how to deploy and configure Microsoft Windows Server 2012 or 2008, and find guidance on topics such as multipathing and NIC optimization.


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Article ID: SLN312611

Last Date Modified: 10/24/2018 11:29 AM


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