Tag Archives : FCoE

New Patreon – How To Sponsor Storage Content

Why I decided to start monetizing through Patreon with the storage stuff.


Storage Basics: When to use SAN v. NAS

This is my answer to a question that came in via Quora: When should a administrator use a storage area network technology and when should he use a network area storage technology? “Network Area Storage” is not a commonly used term. The correct expansion of the NAS acronym is “Network Attached Storage,” which might make the the comparing/constrasting make a…

Bandwidth, Latency and Throughput, the Star Trek Way

Okay, I know there are a lot of different explanations about how to describe these common components of networks (see, for instance, here, here, here, here, and here), but every once in a while I get a question about whether or not 40G will make things go “faster” in networks (often relating to FCoE and storage in general). Why write another…

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