This SCSI Trade Association panel session looks at storage trends for this year. This article/video is part of the 2023 Electronic Design Technology Forecast issue. The video above was a roundtable hosted by the SCSI Trade Association. It’s led by Broadcom’s Rick Kutcipal, who is a storage industry veteran expert and a member of the SCSI Trade Association.… Read more »
Hyperscale and enterprise data centers continue to grow rapidly and to use SAS products as a backbone. Why SAS, and what specific SAS products are helping these data centers to grow? This article briefly discusses the technology evolution of SAS, bringing us to our latest generation of 24G SAS.
These questions were asked and mostly answered during our webcast, Storage Trends in 2023 and Beyond. Graphics included in this article were shown during the webcast, and several of the questions refer to the data in the charts. Thank you to our panelists: Don Jeanette, Vice President, TRENDFOCUS Patrick Kennedy, Principal Analyst, ServeTheHome Rick Kutcipal,… Read more »
DAS is Direct-Attached Storage. A typical DAS system is made up of a storage device — typically a hard disk drive (HDD) or solid state drive (SSD) — attached directly to the computer accessing it, and dedicated to that computer. DAS is connected directly via: an onboard or external connection; or a host bus adapter… Read more »
Article by: Alvin Cox, Sr. Staff Engineer, Seagate; and Mike Miller, STA Board Member and Executive Director, Advanced Development, Seagate, for Electronic Design; October 11, 2022 This article explains new serial-attached SCSI (SAS) features in HDDs and SDDs that help to optimize storage infrastructure. Read the full article on ElectronicDesign.com
By: David Einhorn, SCSI Trade Association Board of Directors; Business Development Manager, North America, Amphenol Corp., June 14, 2022 This blog post examines the differences between SAS-3 and SAS-4 connectors and cables. With the new generation of SAS, we see multiple upgrades and improvements. Drive connector [Note: 24G SAS uses the SAS-4 physical layer, which… Read more »
Article on ServeTheHome.com by Eric Smith; April 18, 2022 Read this introductory article on 24G SAS and its place in the data center.
Questions from “Storage Trends for 2021 and Beyond” Webcast Answered This is part two of the Q&A portion of the roundtable talk between Rick Kutcipal, board director, SCSI Trade Association (STA); Jeff Janukowicz, Research vice president at IDC; and Chris Preimesberger, former editor-in-chief of eWeek, where they discussed prominent data storage technologies shaping the market.… Read more »
Published: September 2021 The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Integrator’s Guide provides a quick reference to the menu of standard components required to assemble a SAS system, from the SAS drive (a hard drive or a solid state drive (SSD)) out to the enclosure level, including the associated box-to-box cabling. The standard cables shown assume that… Read more »
Questions from “Storage Trends for 2021 and Beyond” Webcast Answered It was a great pleasure for Rick Kutcipal, board director, SCSI Trade Association (STA), to welcome Jeff Janukowicz, Research vice president at IDC and Chris Preimesberger, former editor-in-chief of eWeek, in a roundtable talk to discuss prominent data storage technologies shaping the market. If you… Read more »