This manual gives an overview of Sun StorEdge 3510 Fibre Channel (FC) arrays and Sun StorEdge 3511 SATA arrays, and presents several sample storage solutions for entry-level, mid-range, and enterprise servers.
This book includes the following topics:
Chapter 1 provides an overview of the Sun StorEdge 3510 FC array and Sun StorEdge 3511 SATA array.
Chapter 2 provides an overview of important concepts and practices that underlie the configurations you can use.
Chapter 3 helps you determine which direct-attached storage (DAS) and storage area network (SAN) configurations are most appropriate to your requirements.
Chapter 4 presents several sample DAS configurations you can use.
Chapter 5 presents several sample SAN configurations you can use.
Chapter 6 describes high-capacity configurations involving multiple expansion units and presents sample Sun StorEdge 3510 FC configurations that maximize reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS).
Chapter 7 presents sample high-capacity Sun StorEdge 3511 SATA configurations that maximize reliability, availability, and serviceability.
Chapter 8 describes a sample high-capacity configuration that includes both Sun StorEdge 3510 FC expansion units and Sun StorEdge 3511 SATA expansion units connected to a Sun StorEdge 3510 FC RAID array in a way that maximizes reliability, availability, and serviceability.
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Sun StorEdge 3000 Family Best Practices Manual, part number 816-7325-22.