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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 kinds of cluster storage designs?
2:Why is locking more important for a cluster file system than a traditional file system?
3:True or false: You typically do not have to worry about data in host buffers with a cluster file system.
4:Why are SANs valuable for cluster file systems?
5:True or false: NAS clusters are used primarily to increase storage capacity.
6:What is the main difference between a cluster file system and a DFS farm?
7:What are two ways to implement a lock manager for a distributed file system?
8:What is the purpose of direct I/O?
9:Database logs are an example of what kind of redundancy technique?

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