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Storage Networking Fundamentals: An Introduction to Storage Devices, Subsystems, Applications, Management, and Filing Systems by Marc Farley

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Chapter 1

1: How much downtime is allowed per year to have five-nines availability?
A1: Answer: 5 minutes
2: Before SANs and NAS, what was DAS called?
A2: Answer: It was simply called storage; there was nothing else to compare it to.
3: DAS is used by which storage technologies?
A3: Answer: SCSIand ATA
4: True or false: DAS allows storage devices to be connected and disconnected while the system is operating.
A4: Answer: False
5: What is the relationship between host systems and storage using DAS?
A5: Answer: One to many
6: What is the relationship between host systems and storage using network storage?
A6: Answer: Many to many
7: True or false: Upgrading storage and servers is easier with network storage than it is with DAS.
A7: Answer: True
8: Where is storage ...

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