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Do it yourself Fibre Channel Array

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Information like this may cut into the profit margin of the big storage vendors; IT shops won't respect them anymore.
In this story, we'll walk through the major steps that all IT managers need to go through to build their SANs. In our first section we discuss the basic components of a Fibre Channel implementation and explain how to install and configure each of the components in a direct-attached storage configuration. Next, we'll discuss the challenges of storage networking and go over basic Fibre Channel switch configuration. In the end, we'll put together a small SAN implementation, with the basic structure seen below.
 read more | mail this link | score:8360 | -Ray, March 17, 2003 (Updated: April 7, 2004)
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