[plug] SAN Advice

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Fri Nov 16 12:52:04 WST 2007

On Fri, Nov 16, 2007, Nathan Alberti wrote:
> Yes, in a typical block based read/writes but not considering a  
> virtualised environment.
> ESX server I/O is small, random block opts, IOs and response time  
> matter more than bandwidth.
> You only have a single managed disk I/O queue per host
> You can use a single mount point across multiple IP's taking advantage  
> of link aggregation and load balancing.
> Most current NIC's have some sort of integrated TOE.
> YMMV but bang for buck you can't beat NFS (in this type of environment).

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