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Balanced LVD SCSI Drivers and Receivers

Balanced LVD SCSI Drivers and Receivers (PDF) A White Paper prepared by Ken Stuart and Kelly Bryant of Symbios, for the SCSI Trade Association The requirements for LVD drivers and receivers are defined in Annex A of the SCSI Parallel Interconnect-2 (SPI-2) specification and is available at:   ftp://www.symbios.com/pub/standards/io/x3t10/drafts/spi2.   The purpose of this article… Read more »

New Storage Interfaces

New Storage Interfaces (PDF) A White Paper prepared by Greg Schulz of MTI, for the SCSI Trade Association This white paper is based on the article “New Storage Interfaces” authored by Greg P. Schulz of MTI that appears in the April 1997 edition of Sys Admin Journal. This paper contains additional material not contained in… Read more »

Parallel SCSI Grows, Shrinks and Stays the Same

Parallel SCSI Grows, Shrinks and Stays the Same (PDF) A White Paper prepared by Bill Ham of Digital Equipment Corp., for the SCSI Trade Association This article is intended to document specific features of parallel SCSI that characterize the migrations over the past few years and into the next few years. Features that grow, those… Read more »

Ultra2 SCSI – The Evolution Continues

Ultra2 SCSI – The Evolution Continues (PDF) A White Paper Prepared by Dean Wallace of Linfinity, for the SCSI Trade Association Scope This white paper defines and describes the Ultra2 SCSI physical interface and discusses differential signaling. The advantages of the parallel SCSI interface and the evolution of parallel SCSI, including SCSI-1, Fast SCSI, Fast… Read more »

SSA and Fibre Channel Myths and Realities

SSA and Fibre Channel Myths and Realities (PDF) A White Paper prepared by Greg Schulz of MTI, for the SCSI Trade Association Introduction This paper reviews some myths about IBM® Serial Storage Architecture (SSA), Fibre Channel (FC) and traditional Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) technologies. Some will argue that parallel SCSI is at or near… Read more »

Advances in SCSI Parallel Interface Technology

Advances In SCSI Parallel Interface Technology (PDF) A White Paper prepared by the SCSI Trade Association The Interface Dilemma: The computer’s insatiable appetite for higher I/O performance is now further accentuated by the Internet, network servers, multi-media, video-on-demand and other demanding applications. More users need more data from more devices at higher speeds, while expecting… Read more »