Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to
Discuss the relevance of SCSI technology for storage networking
Analyze SAN system and subsystem designs using the SCSI architecture model, including the roles of initiators and targets
Explain the difference between a SCSI logical unit and a LUN and what both of them do
Illustrate how tagged command queuing and extended copy functions work
Describe the role HBAs have in SCSI processes in storage networks
In hindsight, it's relatively easy to analyze storage as having three distinct functions: filing, storing, and connecting. However, those distinctions were not always obvious due to the close integration of the storage and connecting functions. ...