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Non-stop LUN capacity expansion - LUN Expansion

The LUN Expansion function provides non-stop capacity expansion while normal operations continue. There are two methods available; RAID Migration and LUN Concatenation.

Migrating RAID5(3+1) based on 300GB disk drives to RAID5(3+1) based on 450GB disk drives, then expanding the capacity of LUN1 ( RAID Migration)

RAID Migration

Consolidating unused areas and the existing LUN to make a larger capacity LUN while normal operations continue ( LUN Concatenation)

LUN Concatenation

Benefit

  • Enables LUN capacity expansion while data is retained and secured in a LUN

Product Requirements

Supported Storage Systems Disk Storage Systems ETERNUS DX60 S3
ETERNUS DX100 S3/DX200 S3
ETERNUS DX500 S3/DX600 S3
ETERNUS DX8700 S3/DX8900 S3
ETERNUS DX60/DX60 S2
ETERNUS DX80/DX80 S2
ETERNUS DX90/DX90 S2
ETERNUS DX400/DX400 S2 series
ETERNUS DX8000 series/DX8700 S2
ETERNUS4000/ETERNUS8000
All Flash Arrays ETERNUS DX200F
Supported Servers Mission Critical IA/UNIX/Industry Standard Server

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