Exploring the World of SCSI

Exploring the World of SCSI

by Louis Columbus
     
 

So many peripherals, so little time! With Exploring the World of SCSI, you will gain the knowledge needed to get the most out of your peripheral devices, including scanners, printers, external disc drives and more.

Focusing on the needs of the hobbyist, PC enthusiast, as well as system administrator, This is a comprehensive book for anyone interested in

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Overview

So many peripherals, so little time! With Exploring the World of SCSI, you will gain the knowledge needed to get the most out of your peripheral devices, including scanners, printers, external disc drives and more.

Focusing on the needs of the hobbyist, PC enthusiast, as well as system administrator, This is a comprehensive book for anyone interested in learning the hands-on aspects of SCSI. It includes how to work with the Logical Unit Numbers (LUNs) within SCSI, how termination works, bus mastering, caching, and how the different levels of RAID provide varying levels of performance and reliability. This book offers the functionality that intermediate and advanced system users need for configuring SCSI on their systems, while also providing the experienced professional with the necessary diagrams, descriptions, information sources, and guidance on how to implement SCSI-based solutions.

Exploring the World of SCSI contains both real-world applications and theoretical information for the technical professional who wants to get the most out of SCSI, including how to configure it on a workstation or server. This book can be used as both a desktop reference as well as a guide to configuring SCSI. Included are troubleshooting tips and tricks for getting SCSI devices configured on a network as well as information about the role of SCSI in network-based storage. Exploring the World of SCSI will provide both technicians and administrators with assistance in defining network topology issues.

Chapters include:
Fundamentals of SCSI
How SCSI Works
Connecting with SCSI Devices
Troubleshooting a SCSI Installation
SCSI-3 Explained
Measuring Performance of SCSI Devices
RAID Server Strategies
SCSI
The Future of Networking

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780790612102
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.94(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.77(d)

Meet the Author

Columbus develops research methods for e-business product direction at Zland.com and is an adjunct instructor of networking courses at California State University-Fullerton.

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