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EqualLogic Array Firmware Upgrades Are Non-Disruptive


Eager readers want to know if EqualLogic array firmware upgrades are non-disruptive, so we tested it in our mighty remote environment!

Bottom line:  The firmware update process halts I/Os during cut-over from one controller to the other.  This takes something like 27 seconds (26969 ms).  As most operating systems have a disk timeout value of 30 seconds or longer, no one really notices.


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