SAN Storage Best Practices for SQL Server

September 21, 2011 — Leave a comment

Source: How to Connect SQL Servers to the SAN

How to Connect SQL Servers to the SAN

The term SAN gets misused a lot because it really means Storage Area Network – the communication pipelines between your server and a magic black box called a SAN controller.  That controller is the configurable hardware that manages RAID levels, caching, and more.  Here, we’re talking about how we plug your SQL Server into the network (SAN) itself, and how it gets there is called pathing.  Here’s my articles on it:

Source: How to Connect SQL Servers to the SAN

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