Chapter 1. Concepts: Understanding Storage Area Networks
This chapter takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.
Understand the three main networked storage architectures
Describe the benefits, components, and underlying technology of storage networking
Define a cluster file system and describe how it takes advantage of SAN storage architecture
Recognize the benefits and key features of a SAN, including its components and their distinguishing characteristics
Describe the underlying technology required for Fibre Channel to function in a SAN environment
Understand the importance of dedicating an Ethernet network solely to SAN traffic
Gain an understanding of the Xsan-specific implementation of a SAN
Describe the basic structure of an ...