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Serial-attached SCSI quiz

How much do you know about serial-attached SCSI technology besides its attractive low cost and speed? Take our quiz and see how SAS savvy you really are.

1. Serial-attached SCSI offers advantages over what type of older technology?
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2. Problems related to this are less likely to happen in serial interfaces than in parallel interfaces.
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3. Devices that employ SAS are compatible with what technology?
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4. SAS offers data transfer rates in excess of 3 what?
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5. Compatibility between SATA and SAS drives enables the use of this technology within a single array.
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6. SAS products are compatible with devises that employ this earlier technology.
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7. The SAS standard was approved by this organization.
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8. Serial-attached SCSI employs this kind of digital data transfer over thin cables.
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9. This type of server is a frequent recipient of SAS drives.
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10. SAS technology uses double what?
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This was first published in May 2006

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