You asked for it, so here it is -- a printable version of our Advanced Storage All-In-One Guide.
SAN deployments can be complicated -- an administrator must configure the hardware elements to achieve a mix of high performance and high reliability. Then, the storage resources must be organized and allocated to the various users or applications across the organization. If you're comfortable with the basics of storage networks, this Guide looks at some of the details involved in components and architecture, connectivity and protocols and management issues.
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