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Fibre Channel and FCoE: Some Basics

There’s been some misconceptions and misinformation lately about FCoE. Like any technology, there are times when it makes sense and times when it doesn’t, but much of the anti-FCoE talk lately has been primarily ignorance and/or wilful misrepresentation. 55 more words


Nexenta explains the economics behind Software-Defined Storage

Nexenta is a software-only, software-defined storage (SDS) solution that enables users to create storage systems with the x86-based hardware of their choice and disk or flash-based arrays, with support recently added for all-flash arrays. 605 more words

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Learn what Russ Fellows Doesn't Know

So how’s this for a condescending tweet?

@tbourke @elonden @sbdewindt ; Learn what Tony doesn’t know. See why 2 * 8 != 16. (And yes, 2 * 10 < 16 also).

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Picking The Next Storage Networking Protocol

The data center is under immense pressure to scale the infrastructure to support more virtual machines, more users per database and to deal with the capacity growth caused by big data. 440 more words


FC Security for CCIE DC - FC Port Security

Fibre Channel port security prevents unauthorized Fibre Channel devices and switches from logging into the fabric. This protects the fabric from accidents, malicious intent or attacks such as WWN identity spoofing. 3,501 more words


FC Security for CCIE DC - FC-SP / DHCHAP

Fibre Channel Security Protocol (FC-SP) provides the capabilities for Diffie-Hellman Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (DHCHAP) to authenticate switches and/or hosts attempting to enter the fabric. The terms FC-SP and DHCHAP are used interchangeably. 924 more words


FC vs FCoE

FC vs FCoE infrastructure, usually a common debate when designing the network infrastructure of a new Data Center or new part of a Data Center, after all the advantages of running a converged storage & IP network are hard to turn down. 255 more words