General SAN design and best practices
This chapter is a high-level design and best practices guide that is based on IBM 16 Gbps b-type products and features, focusing on Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN) design. The topics include the early planning phase, topologies, understanding possible operational challenges, monitoring, and improving a SAN infrastructure already implemented. The guidelines in this document do not apply to every environment but will help guide you through the decisions that you need to make for a successful SAN design. ...

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