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Storage Networks Explained: Basics and Application of Fibre Channel SAN, NAS, iSCSI, InfiniBand and FCoE, Second Edition by Rainer Erkens, Nils Haustein, Ulf Troppens, Wolfgang Müller-Friedt, Rainer Wolafka

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List of Figures and Tables

FIGURES

1.1 Server-Centric IT architecture
1.2 Inflexible allocation of free storage capacity
1.3 Storage-Centric IT architecture
1.4 Server upgrade: preparation of a new server
1.5 Server upgrade: testing a new server
1.6 Server upgrade: putting a new server into service
1.7 Structure of this book
2.1 Connection of servers to a disk subsystem
2.2 Architecture of intelligent disk subsystems
2.3 Flexible allocation of free storage capacity
2.4 Comparison: large and small internal hard disks
2.5 Internal I/O channels: active and active/passive
2.6 Internal I/O channels: active/active
2.7 Virtualisation by RAID
2.8 Replacing a defective physical hard disk
2.9 RAID 0 (striping)
2.10 RAID 1 (mirroring)
2.11 RAID 0+1 (mirrored stripes)
2.12 RAID 10 (striped mirrors)
2.13 RAID 0+1: failure of a physical hard disk
2.14 RAID 10: failure of a physical hard disk
2.15 RAID 4 (parity disk)
2.16 RAID 4 and RAID 5: write penalty
2.17 RAID 5 (striped parity)
2.18 Instant copy
2.19 Space-efficient instant copy
2.20 High availability with remote mirroring
2.21 Data flow of synchronous remote mirroring
2.22 Data flow of asynchronous remote mirroring
2.23 Synchronous and asynchronous remote mirroring combined
2.24 Consistency groups in heterogeneous environments
2.25 Write order consistency ...

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