Tag Archives: SAN

NAS or SAN

I was recently asked some questions about NAS’s and SANs and what their differences/similarities were. I could think about 1 main difference, but not too much after that: A NAS (network attached system), is a server with a bunch of … Continue reading

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Host filtering

For a SAN environment, you may have many SAN devices and SAN hosts. We'll say that SAN hosts are servers that have a fibre connection to the Fibre switch while SAN devices are the big boxes of hard drives and … Continue reading

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SAN devices

So this time I just wanted to share my experiences with SAN devices that I've learned the past year. SAN stands for Storage Area Network and is used for small businesses all the way up to high level enterprise. Now … Continue reading

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