Network Dictionary – iSCSI

iSCSI – (eye-scuzzee) – a protocol designed to transport SCSI block data across an IP network thus allowing a single network infrastructure. – a protocol used by networking teams so they don’t have to understand storage (thanks to Jeff Darcy at Pl.atyp.us) compare with Fibrechannel

iSCSI Network Designs: Part 1 – Introduction and basics

I am working on a Data Centre that has more than 500 servers and we are considering what our storage strategy should be. This is why I have been looking at FCoE and iSCSI and establishing the benefits (or not). My next few posts will be a “stream of consciousness” on possible designs for an […]