In this chapter, you will learn how to
• Outline how a SAN works
• Explain how a storage array works
• Identify DAS technologies
• Describe the types of NAS and how they are used
• Identify cloud storage types and storage methods
With the amount of data organizations are managing these days, it is quite easy to outgrow the capacity of a local server or desktop. Storage arrays, network attached storage (NAS), direct attached storage (DAS), and cloud storage offer organizations a way to expand storage depending on the organization’s needs. In some cases, a combination of each of these may be used to provide users and applications with access to information. Storage has become so essential to the continuing ...