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Ethernet storage News
March 28, 2017
New Brocade SAN switch turns Fibre Channel into NVMe fabric for all-flash storage. The G610 device is targeted at converged infrastructure, small SANs and rack-based flash servers.
March 15, 2017
Merging the Nimble Storage product line with HPE gear and engineering teams creates overlap and competition for its R&D budget. Other storage startups see an opening.
October 05, 2016
Infinidat claims InfiniBox can scale to 5 PB effective capacity in a 42U array and has 'carrier-grade' iSCSI in its enterprise SAN array; it still revolves around spinning disk.
February 24, 2016
QLogic unveils the FastLinQ 45000 line of Ethernet controllers and adapters providing 25/100 GbE of bandwidth, which could help IT reach faster networking for storage -- especially flash.
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An iSCSI adapter is a network interface card that enables the transmission of data between host computers and iSCSI-based storage arrays and typically handles the TCP/IP processing. Continue Reading
An IP SAN is a dedicated storage area network (SAN) that allows multiple servers to access pools of shared block storage devices using storage protocols that depend on the Internet Engineering Taskforce standard Internet Protocol suite. Continue Reading
A SCSI controller, also called a host bus adapter (HBA), is a card or chip that allows a SCSI storage device to communicate with the operating system across a SCSI bus. Continue Reading
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Despite their debut two years ago, drives that connect via Ethernet have been mostly a curiosity. The Ethernet flavor of NVMe over Fabrics may change that. Continue Reading
RDMA technology can help speed up I/O in storage environments by bypassing copy processes in the software stack when data is called up from a system's memory. Continue Reading
Expert Jacob Gsoedl drills into eight top-tier enterprise SAN products and how each one performs in seven technical areas. Detailed charts make the information easy to digest. Continue Reading
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New 12 Gbps SAS technology will usher in SSDs, HDDs and HBAs according to the SCSI Trade Association president. Continue Reading
Kevin Brown steps down as Coraid CEO; new CEO Dave Kresse said he will accelerate the Ethernet SAN vendor's scale-out storage strategy. Continue Reading
The adoption of 10 gigabit Ethernet has ramped up iSCSI speed and resulted in a smaller performance gap between iSCSI and Fibre Channel. Continue Reading
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Frequent SearchSMBStorage.com contributor and Microsoft MVP Brien Posey offers a crash course in how to set up an iSCSI connection in Windows Server 2008. Continue Reading
FCoE SAN is growing in popularity, but the lack of multi-hop switching support remains a problem. Find out what vendors and users are doing to improve FCoE performance. Continue Reading