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Hello,

My company is ready to move to a SAN. Can anyone reccommend a good, unbiased resource, web pages, forums to discuss SANs, how to use a SAN correctly etc etc etc
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Duncan Meyers earned 2000 total points
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leew posted this one the other day and it looks like a pretty good overview: http://www.dothill.com/tutorial/

You can also take a look at http://www.snia.org (storage Network Industry Association)
http://www.snia.org/education/useful_links/
http://www.snia.org/education/white_papers/

It will also pay you to look at the various SAN vendors sites.

Finally, take a look at this document:
http://www.emc.com/products/systems/pdf/H1049_emc_clariion_fibre_channel_storage_fundamentals_ldv.pdf

Its excellent. Whilst it contains quite a bit that is EMC specific, there is a lot about performance tuning that applies to any storage from a single disc in a server to a full-blown SAN.
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cheers meyersd. good info, yeah leew is very knowledgeable isnt he
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