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Storage area network connectivity
This chapter of our All-in-One Guide on storage area networks is all about connectivity. Find the latest information on Ethernet, IP, Fibre Channel and iSCSI
Ethernet and IP:1 - 3 of 3
Tip - Speed, communication and block-orientation are just a few of the reasons that users are moving their backups from Ethernet-based LANs to Fibre Channel SANs.
Ask the Expert - Storage expert Greg Schulz offers advice on how to choose the right SAN extension technology for your environment.
Tip - SearchStorage.com readers frequently ask questions about IP storage. This article offers a collection of expert responses to recent reader queries.
Fibre Channel:1 - 2 of 2
Data Storage Handbook - This handbook compares Fibre Channel SAN and iSCSI SAN technologies, provides tips on how to enhance iSCSI performance, and discusses how to make a SAN highly available.
SAN Expansion Best Practi - Although companies of every size are embracing iSCSI SAN technology because of its lower cost and relative simplicity, there are situations where iSCSI and Fibre Channel coexistence makes sense. Here are eight best practices for integrating iSCSI into a...
PDF download:1 - 1 of 1
Storage Learning On-The-G - You asked for it, so here it is -- a printable version of our SAN All-In-One Guide. Download Chapter 2: Connectivity in .pdf format now.
Storage area network connectivity overview:1 - 1 of 1
31 Mar 2008
Article - Each switch and storage system on the storage area network (SAN) must be interconnected -- usually through optical fiber or copper cabling -- and the physical interconnections must support bandwidth levels that can adequately handle the peak data...
iSCSI:1 - 2 of 2
Tip - Iometer, a performance test tool for tuning Windows environments, can also be used to tune performance in iSCSI SANs. The tool lets you simulate the SAN's performance by setting many of the parameters and running tests. Repeated runs with different...
Ask the Expert - iSCSI, iFCP and FCIP are compared in this Q&A.