Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

Professional Opinions
Ask a Question
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

troubleshooting Question

SAN vs. NAS - Block I/O versus File I/O

Avatar of brothertruffle880
brothertruffle880Flag for United States of America asked on
StorageServer HardwareStorage SoftwareNetworking ProtocolsVMware
10 Comments1 Solution4440 ViewsLast Modified:
I checked out several links regarding the difference between a SAN and a NAS and I'm not understanding HOW block I/O is different than file I/O?
I also don't understand why block I/O is better than file I/O?
Avatar of arnold
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 10 Comments.
See Answers