Core technologies
This chapter describes N series core technologies, such as the WAFL file system, disk structures, and non-volatile RAM (NVRAM) access methods.
This chapter includes the following sections:
11.1 Write Anywhere File Layout
Write Anywhere File Layout (WAFL) is the N series file system. At the core of Data ONTAP is WAFL, which is N series proprietary software that manages the placement and protection ...

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