A comprehensive, hands-on guide to storage networking technologies including SAN, NAS, Fibre Channel, file systems, virtualisation, database storage, snapshots, and emerging technology standards including iSCSI, InfiniBand, and storage provisioning.
Marc Farley (San Jose, CA) started working with network storage technology in 1991 at Palindrome Corporation as a systems engineer and has been in the network storage field ever since working in business development, product management, and strategic marketing at Hitachi, Crossroads Systems, and ConvergeNet. He is currently President of Building Storage, Inc., a company providing consulting services to storage vendors, institutional investors and end users. He is the author of Building Storage Networks, First and Second Editions.
Table of Contents
Part I: Concepts of Storage Networking 1: The Data Storage and Data Access Problem 2: The Battle for Size and Access 3: Decoupling the Storage Component: Putting Storage on the Network 4: Decoupling the Storage Component: Creating a Network for Storage Part II: Storage Fundamentals 5: Storage Architectures 6: Device Overviews 7: Connectivity Options 8: Data Organizational Methods Part III: Network Attached Storage 9: Putting Storage on the Network: A Detailed Discussion 10: NAS Hardware Devices 11: NAS Software Components 12: NAS Connectivity Options Part IV: Storage Area Networks 13: Architecture Overview 14: Hardware Devices 15: Software Components 16: Configuration Options for SANs Part V: Application-Putting It Together 17: Defining the I/O Workload 18: Applying the SAN Solution 19: Applying the NAS Solution 20: Considerations When Integrating SAN and NAS Part VI: Management-Keeping It Running 21: Planning Business Continuity 22: Managing Availability 23: Maintaining Serviceability 24: Capacity Planning 25: Security Considerations Part VII: Appendixes A: NAS Case Study: The International Image Processing Company B: SAN Case Study: The Import Auto Industry C: SAN/NAS Management Case Study: The Southwestern CD Company D: Glossary
Storage Networks: The Complete Reference by Robert Spalding
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