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SANS for 100 Node Subnet--Design and Setup instructions

Posted on 2004-04-23
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HELLO:

I would like to be pointed to a good book that will step my through Designing and setting up a SAN for one Subnet of a Network.  this subnet has approx 100 Nodes.
If you need any other information, please ask.  my E mail address is TSQR55@yahoo.com

TIA,

JESS
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I'd recommend a general and specific book. I have one at home that I really like and will update this later with the name.

If you are using Brocade switches then Building SANs with Brocade Fibre Channel Switches.
This is a very comprehensive book on building SANs with Brocade specific information.

If you are using McData
http://www.mcdata.com/downloads/tpub/pmanual/6064_Planning_Manual_42.pdf
and they have some other good documents on their site as well. But this is really more of a manual for this specific switch, but it this is what your using then it is a must read.

A good place to start is www.storagesearch.com. From there I'd check out the technical document section for each of the switch manufactures, as a rule they allways have very good documents that help from a general perspective as well has product specific.
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Jess, when you talk about a subnet for a SAN, are you looking at doing iSCSI to centralized storage.  I'm not sure I understand what you would like to do.
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The Essential Guide to Storage Area Networks by John Vacca is the one l like best for a general start to finish complete book.
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Thanks Dovid, I will get that book, and start reading.

Thanks to all.

Jess
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