Storage Networking Protocol Fundamentals

You can read this book cover to cover or use it as a reference, directly accessing the particular topics of interest to you. “Storage networking is a critical concept for today’s businesses, and this book provides a unique and helpful ...

Author: James Long

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 9780133490558

Category: Computers

Page: 552

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A comparative analysis of Ethernet, TCP/IP, and Fibre Channel in the context of SCSI Introduces network administrators to the requirements of storage protocols Explains the operation of network protocols to storage administrators Compares and contrasts the functionality of Ethernet, TCP/IP, and Fibre Channel Documents the details of the major protocol suites, explains how they operate, and identifies common misunderstandings References the original standards and specifications so you can get a complete understanding of each protocol Helps you understand the implications of network design choices Discusses advanced network functionality such as QoS, security, management, and protocol analysis Corporations increasingly depend on computer and communication technologies to remain competitive in the global economy. Customer relationship management, enterprise resource planning, and e-mail are a few of the many applications that generate new data every day. Effectively storing, managing, and accessing that data is a primary business challenge in the information age. Storage networking is a crucial component of the solution to meet that challenge. Written for both storage administrators who need to learn more about networking and network administrators who need to learn more about storage, Storage Networking Protocol Fundamentals is a concise introduction to storage networking protocols. The book picks up where Storage Networking Fundamentals left off by focusing on the networking protocols that underlie modern open systems: block-oriented storage networks. The first part of the book introduces you to the field of storage networking and the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model. The second part compares networked storage technologies, including iSCSI (Small Computer Systems Interface over IP) and Fibre Channel. It also examines in detail each of the major protocol suites layer-by-layer within the OSI reference model. The third part discusses advanced functionalities of these technologies, such as quality of service (QoS), load-balancing functions, security, management, and protocol analysis. You can read this book cover to cover or use it as a reference, directly accessing the particular topics of interest to you. “Storage networking is a critical concept for today’s businesses, and this book provides a unique and helpful way to better understand it. Storage networking is also continuously evolving, and as such this book may be seen as an introduction to the information technology infrastructures of the future.” —from the foreword by Claudio DeSanti, vice-chairman of the ANSI INCITS T11 Technical Committee

Storage Area Network Fundamentals

This book covers the topologies, protocols, and products required to implement and manage efficient SANs.

Author: Raman Nagpal

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 158705065X

Category: Computers

Page: 301

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A guide to planning, implementing, managing, and using storage area networks to increase the efficiency of your network infrastructure Gain in-depth coverage of SAN fundamentals, topologies, implementation and management techniques, and products Build and sharpen your troubleshooting skills for data-mining, online transaction processing, imaging, data warehousing, and other highly data-intensive applications Understand how to implement the Fibre Channel and iSCSI protocols, which are key to any SAN solution Learn current industry implementation and application standards, as well as future advances During the last decade, a multitude of changes in computing technology and the globalization of business through the Internet have resulted in a tremendous growth in storage requirements. This has forced many organizations around the world to reassess the way they view their storage environment. Many applications, such as e-commerce, imaging, data warehousing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Customer Relationship Management (CRM), fill storage media quickly. Data accessibility and availability for these applications has to be fast and efficient. Clearly, the ever-increasing information access requirements have had a profound effect on most data centers. As a result, many organizations are searching for cost-effective ways to ensure high data availability and reliability. Storage Area Network Fundamentals presents the benefits of storage area networks (SANs) to corporate users and enables them to deploy SAN technology effectively. Designed as an introduction to SANs, Storage Area Network Fundamentals develops an understanding of SAN basics and shows how to plan, implement, and manage a SAN. This book covers the topologies, protocols, and products required to implement and manage efficient SANs.

Computer Storage Fundamentals

Almost all modern storage systems have virtualization implemented to enhance performance and fault tolerance. This book explains these implementation aspects in simple terms.

Author: Susanta Dutta

Publisher: BPB Publications

ISBN: 9789388176552

Category: Computers

Page: 272

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Learn storage system usage in various solutions to meet enterprise company’s business objectives DESCRIPTION With advancement of computer, mobile and popularity of internet and social media, digital data is growing exponentially. Current total global data is almost double than what was there two years back. Computer storage technologies have become most important and critical that supports this enormous growth of digital data and stores them more efficiently. Therefore demand for computer storage knowledge increased drastically in recent years. This book explains the basic concept of computer storage and its fundamental features and functionalities. It also includes topics on how the application servers access storage systems through the network. Different storage vendors use different name for physical and logical components of a storage system, but this book primarily focuses on concept of storage systems using simple and commonly understood terminologies. Almost all modern storage systems have virtualization implemented to enhance performance and fault tolerance. This book explains these implementation aspects in simple terms. KEY FEATURES Different type of storage systems and their solutions are discussed. Learn the components of a storage solution, storage disk array, host servers, storage networking components and their communications. Storage performance, fault tolerance and space efficiency and their related features are explained in detailed. Storage management software suite that enables administrator to manage all storage hardware and software components and their features and functionalities that are discussed. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN Storage System, Storage Infrastructure Storage Disk Array and Communication Protocols Storage Networking, Management and Performance Fault Tolerance and Data Protection Space Efficiency WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR IT professionals, undergraduate and postgraduate engineering students, researchers and storage administrators. Table of Contents 1. Storage System and Solutions 2. Storage Infrastructure 3. Storage Disk Array 4. Storage Communication Protocols 5. Storage Networking 6. Storage Performance 7. Fault Tolerance and Data Protection 8. Space Efficiency 9. Storage Management

Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals

Data blocks can be retrieved from storage devices through direct connections or storage-area networks. A common communication protocol between host and storage device, such as SCSI, is also necessary. □ Remote file access demands a ...

Author: Gustavo A. A. Santana

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 9780133096446

Category: Computers

Page: 900

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Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals For many IT organizations, today’s greatest challenge is to drive more value, efficiency, and utilization from data centers. Virtualization is the best way to meet this challenge. Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals brings together the comprehensive knowledge Cisco professionals need to apply virtualization throughout their data center environments. Leading data center expert Gustavo A. A. Santana thoroughly explores all components of an end-to-end data center virtualization solution, including networking, storage, servers, operating systems, application optimization, and security. Rather than focusing on a single product or technology, he explores product capabilities as interoperable design tools that can be combined and integrated with other solutions, including VMware vSphere. With the author’s guidance, you’ll learn how to define and implement highly-efficient architectures for new, expanded, or retrofit data center projects. By doing so, you can deliver agile application provisioning without purchasing unnecessary infrastructure, and establish a strong foundation for new cloud computing and IT-as-a-service initiatives. Throughout, Santana illuminates key theoretical concepts through realistic use cases, real-world designs, illustrative configuration examples, and verification outputs. Appendixes provide valuable reference information, including relevant Cisco data center products and CLI principles for IOS and NX-OS. With this approach, Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals will be an indispensable resource for anyone preparing for the CCNA Data Center, CCNP Data Center, or CCIE Data Center certification exams. Learn how virtualization can transform and improve traditional data center network topologies Understand the key characteristics and value of each data center virtualization technology Walk through key decisions, and transform choices into architecture Smoothly migrate existing data centers toward greater virtualization Burst silos that have traditionally made data centers inefficient Master foundational technologies such as VLANs, VRF, and virtual contexts Use virtual PortChannel and FabricPath to overcome the limits of STP Optimize cabling and network management with fabric extender (FEX) virtualized chassis Extend Layer 2 domains to distant data center sites using MPLS and Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) Use VSANs to overcome Fibre Channel fabric challenges Improve SAN data protection, environment isolation, and scalability Consolidate I/O through Data Center Bridging and FCoE Use virtualization to radically simplify server environments Create server profiles that streamline “bare metal” server provisioning “Transcend the rack” through virtualized networking based on Nexus 1000V and VM-FEX Leverage opportunities to deploy virtual network services more efficiently Evolve data center virtualization toward full-fledged private clouds

Artificial intelligence

This book explains these implementation aspects in simple terms. Ê KEY FEATURES Different type of storage systems and their solutions are discussed.

Author: Dr. Prabhat Kumar

Publisher: BPB Publications

ISBN: 9789388511094

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 268

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Learn storage system usage in various solutions to meet enterprise companyÕs business objectives Ê DESCRIPTION With the advancement of computer, mobile and popularity of internet and social media, digital data is growing exponentially. Current total global data is almost double than what was there two years back. Computer storage technologies have become most important and critical that supports this enormous growth of digital data and stores them more efficiently. Therefore demand for computer storage knowledge increased drastically in recent years. Ê This book explains the basic concept of computer storage and its fundamental features and functionalities. It also includes topics on how the application servers access storage systems through the network. Different storage vendors use different name for physical and logical components of a storage system, but this book primarily focuses on the concept of storage systems using simple and commonly understood terminologies. Almost all modern storage systems have virtualization implemented to enhance performance and fault tolerance. This book explains these implementation aspects in simple terms. Ê KEY FEATURES Different type of storage systems and their solutions are discussed. Learn the components of a storage solution, storage disk array, host servers, storage networking components and their communications. Storage performance, fault tolerance and space efficiency and their related features are explained in detailed. Storage management software suite that enables administrator to manage all storage hardware and software components and their features and functionalities that are discussed. Ê WHAT WILL YOU LEARN Storage System, Storage Infrastructure Storage Disk Array and Communication Protocols Storage Networking, Management and Performance Fault Tolerance and Data Protection Space Efficiency Ê WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR IT professionals, undergraduate and postgraduate engineering students, researchers and storage administrators. Ê Table of Contents 1. Ê Ê Storage System and Solutions 2. Ê Ê Storage Infrastructure 3. Ê Ê Storage Disk Array 4. Ê Ê Storage Communication Protocols 5. Ê Ê Storage Networking 6. Ê Ê Storage Performance 7. Ê Ê Fault Tolerance and Data Protection 8. Ê Ê Space Efficiency 9. Ê Ê Storage Management

CCNA Data Center DCICT 640 916 Official Cert Guide

Storage Virtualization—Technologies for Simplifying Data Storage and Management. Indianapolis: Addison-Wesley Professional, 2005. Long, James. Storage Networking Protocol Fundamentals, Volume 1 and 2. Indianapolis: Cisco Press, 2006.

Author: Navaid Shamsee

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 9780133860450

Category: Computers

Page: 1072

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CCNA Data Center DCICT 640-916 Official Cert Guide CCNA Data Center DCICT 640-916 Official Cert Guide from Cisco Press enables you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. A team of leading Cisco data center experts shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. This complete, official study package includes --A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exam --“Do I Know This Already?” quizzes, which enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section --Part-ending exercises, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly --The powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports --Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time --A final preparation chapter that guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success. The official study guide helps you master topics on the CCNA Data Center DCICT 640-916 exam, including --Cisco data center concepts: architectures, devices, layers, modular design, vPC, FabricPath, Cisco Nexus switches, and more --Data center unified fabric: FCoE, multihop, VIFs, FEX, and setup --Storage networking: concepts, targets, verification, connectivity, zoning, setup, and configuration --Data center virtualization: servers, devices, and Nexus 1000V, including setup and operations --Cisco Unified Computing: concepts, discovery, connectivity, setup, and UCSM --Data center network services: ACE load balancing, virtual context, HA, management, global/local solutions, and WAAS The CD-ROM contains more than 450 practice questions for the exam, memory table exercises and answer keys, and a study planner tool. Includes Exclusive Offer for 70% Off Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements: Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7, or Windows 8; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client; Pentium class 1GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB disk space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam; access to the Internet to register and download exam databases

Application Acceleration and WAN Optimization Fundamentals

Books in this series introduce networking professionals to new networking technologies, covering network topologies, sample deployment concepts, protocols, and management techniques.

Author: Ted Grevers

Publisher: Cisco Systems

ISBN: 1587053160

Category: Computers

Page: 358

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IT organizations face pressure to increase productivity, improve application performance, support global collaboration, improve data protection, and minimize costs. In today''s WAN-centered environments, traditional LAN-oriented infrastructure approaches are insufficient to meet these goals. Application Acceleration and WAN Optimization Fundamentals introduces a better solution: integrating today''s new generation of accelerator solutions to efficiently and effectively scale networks beyond traditional capabilities while improving performance and minimizing costs through consolidation. Ted Grevers and Joel Christner begin by reviewing the challenges network professionals face in delivering applications to globally distributed workforces. You learn how accelerators are transforming application business models, enabling IT departments to centralize and consolidate resources while also delivering consistently superior performance. Grevers and Christner show how to identify network consumers, prioritize traffic, and guarantee appropriate throughput and response times to business-critical applications. You learn how to use quality of service techniques such as packet classification and marking and traffic policing, queuing, scheduling, and shaping. Next, you compare options for integrating accelerators and optimization services into your network and for optimizing content delivery. The authors show how to address application protocol-related performance problems that cannot be resolved through compression or flow optimization alone. In the final chapter, the authors walk you through several real-world scenarios for utilizing accelerator technology. Ted Grevers, Jr., is the solution manager for the Cisco® Video IPTV Systems Test and Architecture (C-VISTA) team. He has extensive experience in the content delivery network (CDN) market, focusing on enterprise and service provider content delivery and application optimization needs. Joel Christner, CCIE® No. 15311, is the manager of technical marketing for the Cisco Application Delivery Business Unit (ADBU). He has extensive experience with application protocols, acceleration technologies, LAN/WAN infrastructure, and storage networking. Grevers and Christner are key contributors to the design and architecture of Cisco application delivery and application acceleration solutions. Provide high-performance access to remote data, content, video, rich media, and applications Understand how accelerators can improve network performance and minimize bandwidth consumption Use NetFlow to baseline application requirements and network utilization Ensure network resources are allocated based on business priorities Identify performance barriers arising from networks, protocols, operating systems, hardware, file systems, and applications Employ application-specific acceleration components to mitigate the negative impact of latency and bandwidth consumption Integrate content delivery networks (CDN) to centrally manage the acquisition, security, and distribution of content to remote locations Leverage WAN optimization technologies to improve application throughput, mitigate the impact of latency and loss, and minimize bandwidth consumption Optimize the performance of WANs and business-critical WAN applications This book is part of the Cisco Press® Fundamentals Series. Books in this series introduce networking professionals to new networking technologies, covering network topologies, sample deployment concepts, protocols, and management techniques. Category: Cisco Press/Networking Covers: Network Optimization

The Internet Encyclopedia Volume 3 P Z

Storage. Area. Networks. (SANs). Vladimir V. Riabov, Rivier College Main Characteristics FC-AL protocol; SANs 1Gb speed; enabled first SANs. Introduction 329 SAN Fundamentals 329 What Is a SAN? 329 Benefits of SANs 331 SAN Applications ...

Author: Hossein Bidgoli

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471689973

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 976

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The Internet Encyclopedia in a 3-volume reference work on the internet as a business tool, IT platform, and communications and commerce medium.

Unix Storage Management

See NAS ( Network - Attached Storage ) Network Connected Storage , 111-147 acronyms and definitions , 142–146 NAS ( Network - Attached Storage ) , 120–128 fundamentals , 120-121 NAS protocols . See NAS ( NetworkAttached Storage ) ...

Author: Ray A. Kampa

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106016500107

Category: Computers

Page: 315

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This comprehensive guide to storage architectures and management covers the right amount of technical detail to be invaluable to any administrator of a corporate Unix system.

Storage Networks

Understanding the fundamentals of network hardware devices is important to how the NAS solutions will perform in any ... This layer ecncapsulates the user data through routable network protocols such as , IP , IPX , SNA , or AppleTalk .

Author: Robert Spalding

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media

ISBN: UOM:39015056948717

Category: Computers

Page: 526

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Discusses storage networks, covering architecture, devices, connectivity options, data organization methods, and the two major models: Network Attached Storage and Storage Area Networking.

Application Acceleration and WAN Optimization Fundamentals

Books in this series introduce networking professionals to new networking technologies, covering network topologies, sample deployment concepts, protocols, and management techniques.

Author: Ted Grevers Jr.

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 9780133034752

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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IT organizations face pressure to increase productivity, improve application performance, support global collaboration, improve data protection, and minimize costs. In today’s WAN-centered environments, traditional LAN-oriented infrastructure approaches are insufficient to meet these goals. Application Acceleration and WAN Optimization Fundamentals introduces a better solution: integrating today’s new generation of accelerator solutions to efficiently and effectively scale networks beyond traditional capabilities while improving performance and minimizing costs through consolidation. Ted Grevers and Joel Christner begin by reviewing the challenges network professionals face in delivering applications to globally distributed workforces. You learn how accelerators are transforming application business models, enabling IT departments to centralize and consolidate resources while also delivering consistently superior performance. Grevers and Christner show how to identify network consumers, prioritize traffic, and guarantee appropriate throughput and response times to business-critical applications. You learn how to use quality of service techniques such as packet classification and marking and traffic policing, queuing, scheduling, and shaping. Next, you compare options for integrating accelerators and optimization services into your network and for optimizing content delivery. The authors show how to address application protocol-related performance problems that cannot be resolved through compression or flow optimization alone. In the final chapter, the authors walk you through several real-world scenarios for utilizing accelerator technology. Ted Grevers, Jr., is the solution manager for the Cisco® Video IPTV Systems Test and Architecture (C-VISTA) team. He has extensive experience in the content delivery network (CDN) market, focusing on enterprise and service provider content delivery and application optimization needs. Joel Christner, CCIE® No. 15311, is the manager of technical marketing for the Cisco Application Delivery Business Unit (ADBU). He has extensive experience with application protocols, acceleration technologies, LAN/WAN infrastructure, and storage networking. Grevers and Christner are key contributors to the design and architecture of Cisco application delivery and application acceleration solutions. Provide high-performance access to remote data, content, video, rich media, and applications Understand how accelerators can improve network performance and minimize bandwidth consumption Use NetFlow to baseline application requirements and network utilization Ensure network resources are allocated based on business priorities Identify performance barriers arising from networks, protocols, operating systems, hardware, file systems, and applications Employ application-specific acceleration components to mitigate the negative impact of latency and bandwidth consumption Integrate content delivery networks (CDN) to centrally manage the acquisition, security, and distribution of content to remote locations Leverage WAN optimization technologies to improve application throughput, mitigate the impact of latency and loss, and minimize bandwidth consumption Optimize the performance of WANs and business-critical WAN applications This book is part of the Cisco Press® Fundamentals Series. Books in this series introduce networking professionals to new networking technologies, covering network topologies, sample deployment concepts, protocols, and management techniques. Category: Cisco Press/Networking Covers: Network Optimization

Mike Meyers CompTIA Network Certification Passport Third Edition

Once you have installed the correct NIC driver, you need to consider the language—or protocol—that the network will use to convey the data. Over the years, various protocols have been developed, and you need to ensure that the client ...

Author: Glen E. Clarke

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071615310

Category: Computers

Page: 464

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From the #1 Name in Professional Certification Get on the fast track to becoming CompTIA Network+ certified with this affordable, portable study tool. Inside, networking expert Glen Clarke guides you on your career path, providing expert tips and sound advice along the way. With an intensive focus on only what you need to know to pass the CompTIA Network+ exam, this certification passport is your ticket to success on exam day. Featuring: Itineraries--List of official exam objectives covered ETAs--Amount of time needed to complete each lesson Travel Advisories--Expert advice on critical topics Local Lingo--Concise definitions of key terms and concepts Travel Assistance--Recommended resources for more information Exam Tips--Common exam pitfalls and solutions Checkpoints--End-of-chapter questions, answers, and explanations Career Flight Path--Career options mapped out to maximize the return from your IT journey Electronic content includes four practice exams

Building Storage Networks

... file striping across , 479-480 Network protocol stacks , 93-94 Network protocols and process distribution , comparing for backup over SANs , 353-355 Network servers , local I / O on , 85-88 Network storage file systems for , 471-481 ...

Author: Marc Farley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media

ISBN: 0072120509

Category: Computer networks

Page: 590

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"Develop and design successful storage systems using this in-depth resource, now in a completely revised second edition. Covering everything from basic fundamentals - such as I/O components and file systems to emerging topics such as i-SCSI and DAFS - this book delivers the background information and technical know-how to implement large-capacity, high-availability storage networks throughout your enterprise. Filled with diagrams and easy-to-understand explanations, this book will help you identify and apply network storage technology to best meet the needs of your organization."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The Handbook of Computer Networks Distributed Networks Network Planning Control Management and New Trends and Applications

Storage Area Network Fundamentals Vladimir V. Riabov , Rivier College LAN / WAN client FC - AL protocol ; 1. Introduction SAN Overview What Is a SAN ? Benefits of SANS SAN Applications SAN Architecture and Infrastructure SAN Design and ...

Author: Hossein Bidgoli

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 0471784605

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1128

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The Handbook of Computer Networks is the third set of reference books from leading author and Professor of Management Information Systems at California State University, Bakersfield, Hossein Bidgoli. The Handbook of Computer Networks is designed to arm researchers, practitioners, students, and managers with in-depth understanding of this important and fast growing field in its broadest scope and in an applied and functional framework. Each volume incorporates state of the art core information and networking topics, practical applications and coverage of the emerging issues in the computer networking and data communications fields.

iSCSI

Comprehensive, clearly written, and organized for easy access, this iSCSI handbook serves as both an excellent starting point for those involved in data storage solutions and a guide to understanding the technically detailed Internet ...

Author: John L. Hufferd

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 9780134171821

Category: Computers

Page:

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iSCSI: The Universal Storage Connection is an informative overview and in-depth guide to the emerging iSCSI standard, the technology that enables data storage, access, and management over networks, intranets, and the Internet. The iSCSI protocol reduces the total cost of ownership of shared storage solutions and enables an organization to tie together disparate systems and data, including both server class systems and laptop and desktop systems. Numerous leading technology companies, including IBM®, Cisco Systems®, and Intel®, are currently supporting iSCSI initiatives. Written for network and data storage professionals, this comprehensive book introduces iSCSI and explores its growing role within the data storage industry. It describes each element of the technology in detail—from session establishment through error handling—and examines the relationship between iSCSI and the SCSI protocol from which it evolved. Specific topics discussed include: iSCSI's use in small office, midrange, and high-end settings TCP/IP fundamentals, and how they apply to iSCSI The importance of data integrity New hardware that addresses bandwidth and latency issues iSCSI naming conventions The establishment of a communication path between the host system and storage controller Commands and data sequencing Control of the flow of commands Task management Error handling Companion technologies, including discovery and security processes Backup and disaster preparation iSCSI performance issues In addition, the book includes an explanation of the technologies that hardware vendors are implementing to permit direct memory placement of iSCSI messages without additional main processor involvement. A helpful icon appears throughout the book, mapping out appropriate reading tracks based on your technical level. Comprehensive, clearly written, and organized for easy access, this iSCSI handbook serves as both an excellent starting point for those involved in data storage solutions and a guide to understanding the technically detailed Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) iSCSI Standards document.

Building Storage Networks

Covering everything from basic fundamentals - such as I/O components and file systems to emerging topics such as i-SCSI and DAFS - this book delivers the background information and technical know-how to implement large-capacity, high ...

Author: Marc Farley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media

ISBN: UOM:39015042962368

Category: Computer networks

Page: 590

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"Develop and design successful storage systems using this in-depth resource, now in a completely revised second edition. Covering everything from basic fundamentals - such as I/O components and file systems to emerging topics such as i-SCSI and DAFS - this book delivers the background information and technical know-how to implement large-capacity, high-availability storage networks throughout your enterprise. Filled with diagrams and easy-to-understand explanations, this book will help you identify and apply network storage technology to best meet the needs of your organization."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

CORBA 3 Fundamentals and Programming

Figure 14.5 How security mechanisms and over - the - wire protocols fit together . Figure 14.6 Layering of security protocols , network protocol , and network transport . Figure 17.1 Relationships among storage objects , storage homes ...

Author: Jon Siegel

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: UOM:39015043003436

Category: Computers

Page: 928

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An insider's guide to programming distributed objects using all of CORBA 3's powerful new services and facilities Building on a new component-based architecture, more robustJava and Internet integration, asynchronous invocation modes, and quality-of-service control, CORBA 3 makes distributed programming more powerful and productive than ever before. In this Second Edition of the bestselling guide to CORBA programming, an OMG insider shows architects and programmers how to make the most of all of these features. Author and editor Jon Siegel: * Starts with an overview of CORBA, including all of the features added * with details of the Object Management Architecture's CORBAservices and CORBAfacilities, including specifications in the CORBAdomains * Walks you through a tutorial presentation of a real-world distributed CORBA application working the same example on 11 ORBs in the key enterprise programming languages C++, Java, and COBOL On the CD-ROM you'll find almost everything you need to build and run the example (except a computer, of course): * The IDL files (identical for all ORBs and languages) * All source code in C++ , Java, and COBOL * Makefiles for every ORB discussed * Sample ORBs and development environments Contributors include: Dan Frantz, BEA Systems, Inc. Patrick Ryan, Expersoft Corp. Virgil Albaugh, IBM Corp. Michael Cheng, IBM Corp. Alan Conway, IONA Technologies PLC Jim O'Leary, IONA Technologies PLC Frederic Desjarlais, Inprise Corp. David Gamble, MERANT plc Martin Tonge, Peerlogic, Inc. UML chapter contributed by Cris Kobryn, a coauthor of the UML specification and co-chair of the UML Revision Task Force. MOF chapter contributed by Sridhar Iyengar, the principal author of the MOF specification. Visit our Web site at www.wiley.com/ compbooks/

The New Walford

6264 6079 Storage networks explained : basics and application of fibre channel SAN , NAS ISCSI and InfiniBand U. ... Emphasizing both the fundamental principles as well as the critical role of performance in driving protocol and network ...

Author: Albert John Walford

Publisher: Library Assn Pub Limited

ISBN: 1856044955

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 827

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"This book is the first volume of a series that succeeds Walford's guide to reference material, published in eight editions between 1959 and 2000 by Library Association Publishing"--V. 1, t.p. verso.

Storage Network Performance Analysis

See SCSI Fibre Channel Protocol 2 FDR . See Full Disclosure Report Fedorova , A. ( Structure and Performance of the Direct Access File System ) , 268 Feinberg , Eugene M. ( File Server Scaling with NetworkAttached Secure Disks ) ...

Author: Huseyin Simitci

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:39076002301617

Category: Computers

Page: 410

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Features vendor-neutral coverage applicable to any storage network Includes a special case-study section citing real-world applications and examples The first vendor-neutral volume to cover storage network performance tuning and optimization Exacting performance monitoring and analysis maximizes the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of existing storage networks Meets the needs of network administrators, storage engineers, and IT professionals faced with shrinking budgets and growing data storage demands