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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 2

1: What are the three primary components of storage networking?
A1: Answer: Storing, connecting, and filing
2: True or false: Buses guarantee the order of delivery.
A2: Answer: True
3: Which of the following is not part of the storing component: volume management, virtualization, zoning, host bus adapters, or block I/O?
A3: Answer: Zoning
4: True or false: Disk drives do not need a controller.
A4: Answer: False
5: What is the difference between initiator and target controllers?
A5: Answer: Initiators generate commands and send them to targets; targets respond to those commands.
6: What kinds of storage devices and subsystems create storage address spaces?
A6: Answer: They all do.
7: What are the primary two things filing is responsible for?
A7: ...

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