SAN School: Lesson 10

Christopher Poelker, co-author, "Storage Area Networks for Dummies" holds Lesson 10 of SAN School on the intricacies of SAN booting. This lesson reveals the nuts and bolts of SAN booting, the benefits and how to create a boot volume.

SAN"Booting into your SAN"

Join Christopher Poelker, co-author, Storage Area Networks for Dummies, for a lesson on the intricacies of SAN booting. This lesson reveals the nuts and bolts of SAN booting, the benefits and how to create a boot volume.

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More about "Lesson 10: Booting into your SAN"

Why should you boot from a SAN? In lesson 10 of SearchStorage.com's "SAN School" Christopher Poelker gives you a number of different reasons why booting from a SAN is beneficial. Chris also looks at which HBAs are available and might be the right fit for your organization. This lesson also walks you through the nine-step process for booting a SAN -- complete with code and screen shots.

What you'll walk away with:
** Understanding server booting
** Discovering SAN boot benefits and booting concepts
** Understanding the boot BIOS
** Choosing the correct adapter

Get the Lesson 10 worksheet.

***TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF PART 1 -- TAKE OUR QUIZ***
Now that you've listened to SAN School lessons 1-4, take the first SAN School quiz.

***TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF PART 2 -- TAKE OUR QUIZ***
Once you've viewed lessons 5-7, test your skills by taking part two of the SAN School quiz.

Christopher Poelker is a storage architect at Hitachi Data Systems. Prior to Hitachi, Chris was a lead storage architect/senior systems architect for Compaq Computer Inc. in New York. While at Compaq, Chris built the sales/service engagement model for Compaq StorageWorks, and trained most of the company's VAR's, Channel's and Compaq ES/PS contacts on StorageWorks. Chris' certifications include: MCSE, MCT (Microsoft Trainer), MASE (Compaq Master ASE Storage Architect), and A+ certified (PC Technician).

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This was first published in May 2005

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