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Centralized Access With iSCSI Wraps it up: Open Source SANs, part 4

Sep 06, 2008, 18:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sander Van Vugt)

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"In general, there are two types of SANs: iSCSI-based and Fibre Channel-based. A Fibre Channel SAN requires costly hardware and therefore is not an ideal option for building an affordable open source SAN. In this configuration, we'll use iSCSI. In a typical iSCSI configuration, the iSCSI target is the service provided by a SAN. This iSCSI target provides iSCSI access to a shared device."

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