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Author Thornburgh, Ralph H.

Title Storage area networks : designing and implementing a mass storage system / Ralph H. Thornburgh, Barry J. Schoenborn
Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall PTR, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 291 pages) : illustrations
Series Hewlett-Packard professional books
Hewlett-Packard professional books.
Summary Annotation -- Evaluating, planning, and migrating to SAN storage architectures-- SAN concepts, components, and application- in depth-- Management, backup, disaster recovery, and day-to-day administration-- Includes an overview of Fibre Channel, the SAN enablerThe complete guide to SAN technology for every implementer and manager!Every month, enterprises require more information, delivered faster, with greater reliability- and traditional data storage methods no longer suffice. Enter the Storage Area Network (SAN), which can store enormous amounts of data, serve it at lightning speed, scale to meet accelerating growth, and deliver unprecedented reliability. Now, there's a complete guide to SAN technology for every IT professional and decision-maker. Storage Area Networks covers it all: key concepts, components, applications, implementation examples, management, and much more. Coverage includes: -- What SANs are, what they can do, and how they overcome the critical limitations of earlier data storage systems-- Evolving to SANs: best practices for building SANs from your legacy storage topologies-- An overview of Fibre Channel, the key enabling technology for SANs-- SAN configuration, device, and connectivity options- in depth-- Well-managed SANs: day-to-day administration, backup, restore, and disaster recovery-- A detailed review of Hewlett-Packard's market-leading SAN product line: Fibre Channel chips, host bus ada
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-283) and index
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Subject Computer networks.
Computer storage devices.
Information storage and retrieval systems.
Form Electronic book
Author Schoenborn, Barry J.
LC no. 00058438
ISBN 0130279595
(paperback; alk. paper)