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Inside Windows Storage: Server Storage Technologies for Windows® 2000, Windows® Server 2003, and Beyond by Dilip C. Naik

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10.4. Post-Windows Server 2003

Not content to rest on its laurels in terms of storage features added to the Windows NT platform in Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003, Microsoft continues to build on the momentum with a host of storage features planned for the post-Windows Server 2003 release. These include support for iSCSI and further improvements in storage management infrastructure.

10.4.1. Fabric Virtualization Service

The fabric virtualization service was disclosed briefly at a recent trade show and appears to be an attempt to provide a single interface to manage fabric switches, no matter who the switch vendor is or what the particular model or features of the switch are.

Consider what a storage administrator typically does to accomplish ...

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