SCSI protocol


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SCSI protocol

The communications protocol and command set of the SCSI interface. SCSI commands are not only used to drive SCSI interfaces but for Fibre Channel and PCI Express as well. See SCSI and SCSI Architecture Model.
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0 in the marketplace and the development of a USB Attached SCSI Protocol driver.
Additionally the SCSI protocol supports multi-initiators allowing multiple servers to simultaneously address the same drive representing a true "cluster" environment.
Glossary: API: Application Programming Interface IPMI: Intelligent Platform Management Interface JBOD: Just a Bunch of Disks NAS: Network Attached Storage OEM: Original Equipment Manufacturer SAN: Storage Area Network SAS: Serial Attached SCSI SATA: Serial ATA SES: SCSI Enclosure Services SCSI: Small Computer System Interface SSP: Serial SCSI Protocol RAID: Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks TSBGA: Thermally Enhanced Ball Grid Array
Supports Serial Attached SCSI Protocol (SSP), the Serial ATA Tunneling Protocol (STP), the Serial ATA (SATA) protocol, and the SAS Management Protocol (SMP).
Serial SCSI Protocol (SSP) supports full duplex connections to SAS devices.
a leading data storage solutions company, today introduced a new data storage array capable of supporting up to five heterogeneous servers sharing a storage pool via U160 SCSI protocol, capable of scaling to 2.
The SAS/SATA interoperability demonstration validates full Serial Attached SCSI Protocol (SSP) to the SAS prototype drives, and full Serial ATA Tunneling Protocol (STP) and SATA protocol to the SATA drive.
I'm excited about this technology," said Stephen Schaeffer, manager of the research effort, "It brings the venerable SCSI protocol, which is a good, solid and widely deployed protocol, and enhances it to reflect today's storage needs.
SSP is the SCSI protocol that carries COMMAND frames (IU 06).
The demonstration showed SCSI write/read command pairs being executed using full Serial Attached SCSI Protocol (SSP) to the prototype SAS drive, and full Serial ATA Tunneling Protocol (STP) and SATA protocol to the SATA drive.
Serial SCSI Protocol (SSP): A mapping of SCSI supporting multiple initiators and targets
Using full Serial Attached SCSI Protocol (SSP), the SAS controller prototype executes SCSI write and SCSI read commands, with data comparison, across the interface.