23. FC - Switched Multi Switch Single Fabric Single Switch Fabric Array Array Array Array Array Array Array Array
24. Deployment: Switches vs. Directors Director Director Director Director Director Director 8–64 64–256 256–1024 Least Complexity Highest Availability Lowest Acquisition Cost Number of Hosts Switch Switch Switch Switch Switch Switch
30. ZONING Definition :Zoning is a logical separation of traffic between host and resources Advantages of Zoning · Data Integrity · Security · Shorter boot-up Types of Zoning : Soft zoning or name server zoning : done using a name server databases in the SAN director. Zoning is via port numbers and WWN numbers. Hard zoning : Uses a routing table in the director, which assigns devices to zones only by WWN. This is more limited since it doesn't take the port number into consideration, which makes it harder to shift devices between ports.