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.
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.
The SPCve architecture is scalable to support thousands of HDDs or SSDs and can flexibly encrypt at the Logical Unit Number (LUN), application or I/O level.
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.
They will also have the option of deduplication on a logical unit number (LUN) to LUN basis; allowing customers to deduplicate and compress bulk data while still providing the highest functionality for their most performance-sensitive data.
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.
In addition, as a SAN storage unit, the DSI3600 provides advanced logical unit number (LUN) provisioning management, world wide name (WWN) masking, and advanced protection via its web-based management application.
They expect to see specific targets with addresses containing a target ID and logical unit number (LUN).
Customers have the ability to discover, visualize, and easily monitor their SAN environment and provide configuration tasks, including logical unit number (LUN) provisioning through a unified view, reducing overall management burden and complexity.