Comparison of Libraries, Tape Drives and Disk Storage Systems
Posted on 2010-08-12
I am new in Storage Technologies since I come from Networking. I have to face storage issues at my new job, so I have basic questions. Let´s focus on HP solutions: which main differences has selecting a library, a tape drive or a disk storage systems?
The second question is: is SAN always referred to a FC network? Why iSCSI doesn´t seem to be a real good solution nowadays for SAN environment? It seems that EVA, P2000 and other storage systems are thought for Fiber Channel, although we already have 10 Gigabit Ethernet. IS the reason maybe that FC is more resilient and reliable for SAN?
Thank you very much.