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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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Q & A

1:What are the two main performance areas in storage networks?
2:True or false: DAS storage is less reliable than network storage.
3:Which of the following is not part of the software used in the I/O path: file system, volume manager, storage resource manager, multipathing drivers, or SCSI driver?
4:What are the two layers most HBAs need?
5:Name the host system hardware components in the I/O path.
6:What is flow control used for?
7:Name the subsystem hardware elements found in the I/O path.
8:True or false: Storage controllers in subsystems are the same as host system HBAs.
9:True or false: File systems and operating systems do not have to be from the same vendor.
10:True or false: The volume manager usually writes I/Os directly to disk device drivers. ...

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