Logical Unit Number


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Logical Unit Number

(storage)
(LUN) A 3-bit identifier used on a SCSI bus to distinguish between up to eight devices (logical units) with the same SCSI ID.
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SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) said it has announced an update to its heterogeneous storage performance and capacity management product, SolarWinds Storage Manager, which extends visibility into array performance and capacity with enhanced EMC monitoring, simplifies charting and reporting, and empowers IT pros to customize their monitoring equipment with user-defined logical unit number grouping.
The new features include an automated sub-LUN (logical unit number) storage tiering and increased VMware and Microsoft integration to improve efficiency and performance.
Features include support for major backup software, compliance with the Storage Networking Industry Association's extended copy specifications and advanced management capabilities, such as support for Logical Unit Number zoning and masking.
IDEplex, a full-featured SCSI LUN (Logical Unit Number) expander, transparently converts SCSI commands to their IDE equivalents.
With server virtualization deployments, many virtual machines and their corresponding applications share a single I/O connection, such as mounting a network-attached storage (NAS) file system or Fibre Channel logical unit number (FC LUN).
These servers also feature Logical Unit Number (LUN) support, allowing connection for up to 56 CDs or drives.
In conjunction with the new drive offerings, the P6000 array also offers logical unit number (LUN)-level tiering, or the ability to seamlessly, but manually, move data from various drive types based on performance requirements.
* Access to LUN (Logical Unit Number) CD-ROM drives.
Once the backbone was in place, New Balance could then install new fiber cabling, implement patch panels for troubleshooting, identify the most efficient use of disk-per-application requirements and determine the best way to provide access to that disk via logical unit number mapping and masking.
SANs divide the storage up into pieces called logical units, or LUNs (Logical Unit Number).
The SANPiper solution also includes advanced management capabilities, including support for logical unit number (LUN) zoning and LUN masking, providing the access control tools required for shared storage environments among multiple heterogeneous hosts.