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Storage Design and Implementation in vSphere 6: A Technology Deep Dive, 2nd edition

  • Mostafa Khalil

Published by VMware Press (July 24th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

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Storage Design and Implementation in vSphere 6: A Technology Deep Dive

ISBN-13: 9780134268101

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Table of contents

Introduction xxxiii
Part I Storage Protocols and Block Devices
1 Storage Types 1
    History of Storage 1
        Birth of the Hard Disks 3
        Along Comes SCSI 4
        PATA and SATA–SCSI’s Distant Cousins? 4
        Measuring Storage Capacity 7
        Permanent Storage Media Relevant to vSphere 6 8
    Summary 9
2 Fibre Channel Storage Connectivity 11
    SCSI Standards and Protocols 11
        SCSI-2 and SCSI-3 Standards 11
        Fibre Channel Protocol 12
        Decoding an EMC Symmetrix WWPN 23
        Locating a Target’s WWNN and WWPN Seen by ESXi 6 Hosts 24
        SAN Topology 27
        Fabric Switches 31
        FC Zoning 33
        Designing Storage with No Single Points of Failure 37
    Summary 43
3 FCoE Storage Connectivity 45
    FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet) 45
    FCoE Initialization Protocol 47
    FCoE Initiators 49
        Hardware FCoE Adapters 49
        Software FCoE Adapters 50
    Overcoming Ethernet Limitations 51
        Flow Control in FCoE 51
    Protocols Required for FCoE 52
        Priority-Based Flow Control 52
        Enhanced Transmission Selection 52
        Data Center Bridging Exchange 53
        10GigE–A Large Pipeline 53
    802.1p Tag 54
    Hardware FCoE Adapters 55
    Confi guring HW FCoE Adapters 56
    Implementing SW FCoE in ESXi 6 61
    Confi guring SW FCoE Network Connections 63
    Enabling a Software FCoE Adapter 67
    Removing or Disabling a Software FCoE Adapter 71
        Using the UI to Remove a Software FCoE Adapter 71
        Using the CLI to Remove a Software FCoE Adapter 72
    Troubleshooting FCoE 72
        ESXCLI 72
        FCoE-Related Logs 75
        How to Verify SW FCoE Connectivity 90
        Proc Nodes Can Be Useful, Too 91
    Parting Tips 93
    Summary 94
4 iSCSI Storage Connectivity 95
    iSCSI Protocol 95
        Customizing Storage Network Confi guration 151
        Troubleshooting iSCSI Connectivity 175
    Summary 177
5 vSphere Pluggable Storage Architecture 179
    Native Multipathing 179
    Storage Array Type Plug-in (SATP) 180
        Listing SATPs on an ESXi 6 Host 182
    Path Selection Plug-in (PSP) 182
        Listing PSPs on an ESXi 6 Host 184
    Third-Party Plug-ins 184
    Multipathing Plug-ins (MPPs) 185
    Anatomy of PSA Components 186
    I/O

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