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Implementing an IBM b-type SAN with 8 Gbps Directors and Switches by Jose Rodriguez Ruibal, Shanmuganthan Kumaravel, Michael Engelbrecht, Uwe Dubberke, Jon Tate

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Data Center Fabric
The data center is being transformed from a static physical infrastructure of dedicated servers and storage that hosts fixed applications, to a dynamic virtual infrastructure where applications run on virtual servers. In this chapter, we discuss the role of the Data Center Fabric in the evolution of the data center.
2.1 Methodologies of current SAN design
As SAN designs have evolved from 1 Gbps through 4 Gbps and now 8 Gbps, introducing next generation technology (such as the IBM System Storage 768B and 384B) has followed a ...

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