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Foundation Learning Guide: Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH) by John Tiso

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Chapter 6. SAN Design Considerations

After completing this chapter, you will be able to

• Describe SAN components and technologies

• Discuss basic SAN design and SAN extension

• Discuss SAN design using Cisco MDS 9000 series multilayer switches

• Describe SAN extension considerations

• Describe Unified Fabric Technology

• Discuss integrated design considerations for supporting IP and SAN traffic on integrated fabric on the Cisco Nexus family of switches

The storage-area network (SAN) is a set of protocols and technologies that permit storage devices to have direct connections with servers over some distance. In addition, a SAN permits the storage devices to be shared among a number of servers based on select criteria. Finally, using VSAN technologies ...

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