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Serial Attached SCSI: A streamlined storage architecture

Contributed article that appeared in October 2006 issue of SNS-Europe by: Paul Vogt, Adaptec In the past year, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) has evolved from the conceptual next generation of SCSI to products that offer increased performance and flexibility in the real world. The ubiquitous availability of SAS offers new freedom to use a single… Read more »

Silent Revolution in the Storage Market

Contributed article that appeared in September 2006 issue of SNS-Europe by: LSI Logic Flexibility with SAS, SATA and Fibre Channel The storage market is currently undergoing a fundamental change: Two technologies, parallel SCSI and ATA, are being replaced by serial successors. But there’s no need to rush; compatibility and market factors will ensure a peaceful… Read more »

Serial Attached SCSI: The Universal Enterprise Storage Connection

Contributed article that appeared in December 2002 issue of Computer Technology Review by: Harry Mason, LSI Logic The move to serially connected storage devices, primarily disk drives, is irrefutable. While today’s installed base is relatively small and consists of a few million Fibre Channel drives, new interfaces that service a greater percentage of the storage… Read more »

Serial Schemes Eyed for Disk Storage

Contributed article written for the October 28, 2002 issue of Electronic Engineering Times by: Marty Czekalski, Maxtor The current state of the industry for device-level storage attachment requires system designers to develop multiple solutions for a full range of storage price/performance options. With the advent of Serial Attached SCSI, designers can use a common infrastructure… Read more »