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  • How many servers can a SAN accommodate?

    SAN expert Greg Schulz answers a reader's question: "How many servers can a SAN accommodate?" 

  • Is RAID outdated?

    In the mid-1980s a University of California, Berkeley, professor by the name of Dave Patterson, with whom I have had the pleasure of working in the past, defined the concept of Column

  • LSI buys SATA chipmaker SiliconStor

    LSI will acquire SiliconStor for $55 million in cash; NetApp profits slip; Brocade pushes interop with McData. 

  • Download SAN Guide Chapter 2: Connectivity (PDF)

    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. 

  • Integrating iSCSI and FC storage

    Mixing iSCSI with Fibre Channel (FC) allows you to make more efficient use of installed storage capacity, but marrying the two protocols isn't without its challenges. Bringing iSCSI into existing FC SANs raises integration issues and leads to a somew... 

  • oversubscription

    Oversubscription, in a SAN (storage area network) switching environment, is the practice of connecting multiple devices to the same switch port to optimize switch use... (Continued) 

  • Download SAN Guide Chapter 1: Management (PDF)

    You asked for it, so here it is -- a printable version of our SAN All-In-One Guide. Download Chapter 1: Management in .pdf format now. 

  • Sharing LUNs

    SAN expert Greg Schulz discusses the effectiveness of shared LUNs to speed up a NFS. 

  • Difference between parity groups

    SAN expert Greg Schulz discusses the differences between parity groups. 

  • SATA port multiplier vs. SATA multilane

    What is the difference between a SATA port multiplier and SATA multilane?