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Category Archives: Fibre Channel
The FC frame header has not changed since its inception back in the late 80-ies. This shows the absolute rock-solid backward compatibility towards previous generation platforms and vendors. [..]
Well, almost… 32GFC is fixed and at the standard has been ratified and the physical specs are moulded in concrete. In addition to this there are functions that [..]
The storage world has always been predictable (from a technical side that is. :-)) This means that data coming from an application through server and traversing a multitude [..]
Pretty often you get into some sort of mode whereby I forget that there are many youngsters getting their feet wet in the storage arena and some things...
Sigh….. yet another post to debunk some FCoE marketing and explain in some more details why FCoE is not good for Business Continuity (or business in general)....
A fair number of people have reported that when they want to provision storage to a host this doesn’t seem to work. Only after bouncing a FC port...
Many of you have used and managed fibre-channel based storage networks over the years. It comes to no surprise that a network protocol primarily developed to handle extremely [..]
So this morning I uploaded my proposal to T11 (13-348v0) in order to get the ball rolling to get it adopted in the FC-LS-3 standard. (That would be [..]
Fibre-Channel is still the predominant transport protocol for storage related data transmission. And rightfully so. Over the past +-two decades it has proven to be very efficient and [..]