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SAN School Quiz 3 Answer # 2

Question #2

A SAN Island refers to:

a. SANs housed in different data centers
b. A SAN that's physically located in a single location and managed as a separate physical entity
c. Ben and J Lo's once favorite vacation spot
d. None of the above

Were you correct? The correct answer is
b. A SAN that's physically located in a single location and managed as a separate physical entity

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Like a local area network (LAN) using Internet Protocol (IP), a SAN island consists of all the servers, switches, and storage that are physically connected in one location. Some SAN islands are isolated within the same building on different floors or in different departments. Each small SAN might currently be used for different applications or perhaps be used by separate business units within a company.

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This was first published in January 2004

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