Category: SATA

Maxtor Interview: Chaparral Network Storage

Chaparral Network Storage designs and markets storage appliances that provide simple solutions to common storage networking problems. Chaparral specializes in advanced performance devices that deliver data efficiently within the network, and sells protocol bridges, data routers, RAID controllers and disk array appliances that are network-ready. Maxtor recently had the opportunity to sit down with James… Read more »

SAS and Serial ATA Tunneling Protocol (STP)

Author: Michael Micheletti, Product Manager, LeCroy Corp. Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) is a storage interface developed to meet the needs of enterprise-class storage applications. Leading solution vendors are rapidly adopting this new standard because it offers superior performance while preserving compatibility with legacy SCSI applications. Central to the SAS value proposition is its ability to… Read more »

Serial Hard Drive Interface Compatibility

Jim Pascoe Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Use of the parallel bus interface, which has long been the industry-standard storage interconnect, is on the verge of decline among the vast majority of system builders. Components that are based on the aging interface are increasingly being replaced by their evolved serial counterparts—Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial… Read more »

Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and SATA: Compatible, Not Interchangeable

Authors: Franco Castaldini & Kent Bransford Seagate Technology The advent of Serial Attached SCSI coincides with a fundamental change in enterprise data management. Gone are the days when there were only two types of data storage: online and offline. A new concept, near-line or secondary storage, quickly gained acceptance because it recognizes that data has… Read more »