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Fibre Channel for Mass Storage by Ralph H. Thornburgh

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5.7. High Availability Fibre Channel Disk Array

Figure 5-14. A3661A HA FC Disk Array

This Fibre Channel peripheral has substantial storage capacity. It will hold up to 30 disk modules. Hewlett-Packard’s highest capacity point is 18 gigabytes per disk module. This will increase with future releases. This disk array was designed specifically for use in Fibre Channel topologies.

It is High Availability (HA) because it employs redundant components such as:

  • disk modules

  • power supplies

  • controller units

It is supported by the K-, D-, T- (600 only), and V-Class Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Servers running HP-UX 10.20 TFC or later. It has 1.063 gigabit ...

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