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Top 5 SAN tips of 2007

RAID technology may be 20 years old, but it's as important as ever -- our members are still vigorously searching for RAID information. The three RAID tips in the RAID Handbook were among our most read tips of the year.

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Other popular content focused on SAN performance, indicating that many organizations have invested in a SAN and are now trying to squeeze the most out of it.

SAN management continues to be a tricky game. Balancing cost, performance and reliability is an ongoing challenge. Rounding out the top five is a tip that discusses how soon 10 GigE will deliver on its promise of lower cost IP SANs.

Check out the top 5 SAN tips of 2007 below:

  1. Learn all about RAID

    This tip details RAID levels, offers insight into the state of RAID today, and provides advice on how to choose the appropriate RAID level.

  2. Using SAS and SATA for tiered storage

    This podcast will teach you about SAS and SATA so you can strike the right balance between the two in a tiered storage environment.

  3. How to create a SAN performance baseline

    To understand SAN performance as well as what is normal SAN behavior, you must have a baseline to compare against.

  4. How to reduce response time in a SAN

    Learn how to improve I/O performance and lower response time in a SAN in this podcast.

  5. What you need to know about 10 GigE IP SANs

    Although still in the early adopter stage, there are benefits and drawbacks to 10 GigE IP SANs that you should know before considering this technology.


This was first published in December 2007

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