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Storage Networking Protocol Fundamentals by James Long

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Chapter 9. Flow Control and Quality of Service

Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • List all of the flow control and QoS mechanisms related to modern storage networks

  • Describe the general characteristics of each of the flow control and QoS mechanisms related to modern storage networks

The chapters in Part I, “The Storage Networking Landscape,” and Part II, “The OSI Layers,” introduce the flow control and QoS mechanisms used in modern storage networks. Building upon those chapters, this chapter provides a comprehensive inventory of the flow control and QoS mechanisms used by Ethernet, IP, TCP, Internet SCSI (iSCSI), Fibre Channel (FC), Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP), and Fibre Channel over TCP/IP (FCIP). Readers are encouraged to review ...

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