Chapter 15. Xsan Implementation

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This lesson takes approximately 3 hours to complete.

Goals

Learn what Xsan is and how it can help your facility

 

Understand the importance of extensive planning before implementing a SAN

 

Acquire a specific list of equipment needed for the SAN

 

Implement a SAN, complete with directory services for the clients

 

Optimize an Xsan installation for use with Final Cut Pro

Apple’s Xsan Shared Storage System solves an industry-wide problem: how to share large digital media files among many users, allowing simultaneous access to any particular file, while providing data security and integrity. And you get breathtaking performance to boot!

At this point, you may have decided to implement an Xsan system ...

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