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IBM System Storage N series Clustered Data ONTAP by Youn-Ho Yang, Tom Provost, Steven Pemberton, Michal Klimes, Christian Fey, Roland Tretau

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Physical storage
In this chapter, we talk about the physical storage on which the IBM N series is based. The physical layer is shared by the storage virtual machines (SVMs) to provide the storage to the clients.
The following topics are covered:
 
7.1 Managing disks
Disks provide the basic unit of storage for storage systems running Data ONTAP that use native disk shelves. Understanding how Data ONTAP uses and classifies disks will help you manage your storage more effectively.
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