I know database storage requirements are different from those of standard file servers in terms of the way that...
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they use files, etc. Do you know which is better for a NAS-based database storage solution, SMB or CIFS? Or, can you offer any advice on which one would be more appropriate?
Well, SMB (Server Message Block) has evolved into CIFS (Common Internet File System) so you should be using CIFS if you have any type of current implementation, either Windows or SAMBA.
As to the database question, you can usually get a recommendation from the database vendor. You might check out the FAQ list as well.
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