Learning Guide: SAN

It doesn't matter if you're a SAN beginner or a veteran. Our SAN Learning Guide has all the latest information. Find out if a SAN is right for you, how to configure one, the best way to manage it and how a SAN figures into your backup plans.

It doesn't matter if you're a SAN beginner or a veteran. Our SAN Learning Guide has all the latest information. Find out if a SAN is right for you, how to configure one, the best way to manage it and how a SAN figures into your backup plans.

If you haven't already, come and take a seat in our SAN School and learn the ins and outs of the SAN with our expert Chris Poelker.


SAN for beginners

It's always best to start at the beginning, right? Learn the basics of a SAN and find out if such a configuration would be a benefit to your shop.

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SAN players/products

It's important to know the players in the game, the tools they offer, and what's working and what's not.

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SAN trends

When it comes to storage, you've got to stay on top. There are new vendors and products coming on the market everyday.

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SAN protocols

Read up on the various SAN protocols, there are many -- FC-SW, FC-AL, iSCSI, FC/IP, iFC/IP. It's a lot to keep straight.

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SAN configuration

You may know the different parts of SAN but do you know the best way to put one together? See what the experts have to say about SAN design and you'll be on your way.

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SAN management

It may not seem like it, but one of the toughest job in storage is managing it. Read up on management software and best practices.

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SAN and backup

The reality is, backup is not an area you want to ignore. Tape or disk, doesn't matter -- you just need to make sure you have all the SAN backup bases covered.

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SAN performance

When everything is said and done, it comes down to performance. And when you're SAN performance is down, you're sure to hear some screaming. Read up on how to maximize your SAN's performance, troubleshoot problems and keeps things running smoothly.

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This was first published in April 2005

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