Due to the NAS box being attached over the network media, large numbers of users are able to access the same storage device
One added advantage is that all these functions are now being performed on a separate storage device
from the production system, which eliminates any potential performance impact to the production applications.
If there is no room for additional hosts (no available switch ports) or disks (the storage device
is full) then the first time something is added to solution the cost will be extreme.
Typical storage cache is restricted to use with one storage subsystem, but an external cache can be attached to multiple storage devices
simultaneously, either directly or through a switched fabric.
DAS compatibility with iSCSI is often seamless since iSCSI devices appear as locally attached storage devices
. This means that existing applications and utilities used to manipulate DAS storage devices
will normally work with iSCSI devices without any changes.
Providing support through a mezzanine card might be the best option when the customer needs a blade server but still wants a choice of support for different types of storage devices
. Using a traditional HBA is the most common connectivity method today and is the best approach when the technology is changing most quickly, where space is not critical, where adoption of a standard isn't yet universal and where customers want the maximum upgrade flexibility.
One popular way to implement authorization on a SAN is zoning, which is similar to network VLANs (virtual LANs), segmenting networks and controlling which storage devices
can be accessed by which servers.
Summary: the global Consumer Data Storage Devices
market is expected to register a CAGR of 3.3% during the forecast period 2017 -- 2025.
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The drive has additional compatibility with mass storage devices
, which enables the connection of MP3 players, flash drives, and external hard disks.