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What's the procedure to configure Dell Cachecade for use with ESXi 5.1?
I have a Dell 620 with 6 SAS drives and a 200Gb SSD - how can I configure it to boost IO of the VMs that will reside on the datastore?
If the LSI MegaRAID card is supported by VMware then the LSI MegaRAID CacheCade Pro 2.0 software will work -- it should be transparent to VMWare.
Here is what I am going to order:
$600 LSI MegaRAID SAS 9271-8i
$160 Battery backup
$275 LSI MegaRAID CacheCade Pro 2.0 Physical key
1,035 per ser server
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