Chapter 2. Fibre Channel Storage Connectivity
In the field of diplomacy, protocols are defined as “the set of rules that guide how an activity should be performed.” Protocols in the field of technology are similar, also guiding how certain activities are performed.
This chapter provides an overview of the Fibre Channel (FC) storage protocol and connectivity, and the subsequent two chapters cover the Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) protocols.
SCSI Standards and Protocols
SCSI (Small Computer System Interface) is a set of standards for physically connecting and transferring data between computers and SCSI peripheral devices. These standards define commands and protocols.