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SATA as an alternative to serial storage architecture?

Could iSCSI/SATA be considered as an alternative to SSA for low demand P-series servers where directed-attached storage is preferred to NAS?

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If there is support for iSCSI through a driver that installs on the P-series (to handle the session layer function of iSCSI in the program stack), then it could be an alternative to use for block-level I/O. You need a storage system that supports iSCSI. The drives behind it have no bearing on the iSCSI connection -- just in cost, performance and reliability.

This was first published in September 2004

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