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Storage Networking Protocol Fundamentals by James Long

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Chapter 4. Overview of Modern SCSI Networking Protocols

Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of each Upper Layer Protocol (ULP) commonly used in modern storage networks

  • Describe the general procedures used by each ULP discussed in this chapter

The goal of this chapter is to quickly acclimate readers to the standard upper-layer storage protocols currently being deployed. To that end, we provide a conceptual description and brief procedural overview for each ULP. The procedural overviews are greatly simplified and should not be considered technically complete. Procedural details are provided in subsequent chapters.

iSCSI

This section provides a brief introduction to the Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) ...

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