AIX Tip of the Week

AIX Tip of the Week: Designing IBM Storage Area Networks

Audience: Systems Administrators

Date: August 20, 2000

Need to learn more about Storage Area Networks? If so, a new Redbook titled "Designing an IBM Storage Area Network" is now available in PDF format at

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Table of Contents:
Chapter 1. Introduction to Storage Area Networks
Chapter 2. The Drive for SAN Industry Standardization
Chapter 3. Fibre Channel Basics
Chapter 4. The Technical Topology of a SAN
Chapter 5. Fibre Channel Products
Chapter 6. Physical Connectivity for Storage Area Networks and Fibre Transport Services (FTS)
Chapter 7. IBM SAN Initiatives
Chapter 8. SANergy
Chapter 9. SAN Planning and Design Considerations
Chapter 10. SAN Clustering Solution
Chapter 11. SAN Consolidation
Chapter 12. IBM Enterprise Storage Server
Chapter 13. Tape Consolidation About IBM Help Search Feedback

Bruce Spencer,

August 20, 2000