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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 15

1: What are the two major transport protocols used in network file systems?
A1: Answer: NFS and CIFS
2: True or false: NFS was originally designed to run over UDP.
A2: Answer: True
3: What kind of locking does NFS provide?
A3: Answer: Advisory locking
4: True or false: CIFS is a published industry standard.
A4: Answer: False
5: What is the benefit of a stateful protocol?
A5: Answer: Processes interrupted by communications failures can be resynchronized.
6: Name one of the two primary applications for network file systems.
A6: Answer: Centralized data management and data sharing
7: True or false: Name space virtualization resolves naming conflicts from different clients.
A7: Answer: False. Name space virtualization allows different groupings of file ...

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