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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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
Serial SCSI Protocol (SSP): A mapping of SCSI supporting multiple initiators and targets
iSCSI is the successor of the "small computer system interface" or SCSI protocol that became the standard technology for attaching peripheral devices and hard drives to computers from the 1980s on.
iSCSI is the big brother of the original "small computer system interface" or SCSI protocol that became the industry standard for attaching peripheral devices and hard drives to computers from the 1980s on.
Serial Attached SCSI systems are not yet on the market, but they will be built on the strong foundation laid by the SCSI protocol and the serial technology of FC.
The Serial SCSI Protocol (SSP) is used to leverage the volumes of existing SCSI software.
IPStor customers will be able to couple the SCSI protocol with the Service Enabler (patent pending) technology to perform real-time data migration from any 3rd party SCSI disk array to modern, Fibre Channel storage subsystems.
This is the Mass Storage Industry's First and Only U320 SCSI Protocol test suite of software and SDK.
iSCSI is based on the familiar SCSI protocol, a parallel transport type.
Currently the Auditor software provides analysis of Fibre Channel and Serial Attached SCSI protocols.
And because SCSI protocols are not restricted to half-duplex operation, SAS will also support full-duplex transfers, allowing data to be transferred simultaneously in both directions to maximize bandwidth.