NFS Server Performance and Tuning Guide for Sun Hardware

Sun StorEdge A1000 RAID Disk Array

The Sun StorEdge A1000 unit is a RAID controller-based configuration. It is designed as a RAID solution for workgroup servers and contains the following:

The RAID Manager controller module provides disk array management services. It supports dual SCSI hosts on a 16-bit SCSI-2 bus. The two SCSI controllers inside the controller module manage data distribution and storage for up to twelve disk drives. The controllers also perform system status and fault detection functions.

The RAID Manager software allows you to reset the disk array in different RAID configurations

Figure 2-11shows a front view of a twelve drive system.

Figure 2-11 Sun StorEdge A1000 Front View of a Twelve Drive System