Dispelling the FUD around iSCSI

Good Post by Keith Townsend (thank you)

One of the interesting things in enterprise storage has been the FUD around iSCSI vs. Fiber Channel (FC). iSCSI has consistently been looked upon as the lesser option of the two storage transports. It’s debatable if it’s traditional enterprise storage vendors or “old guard” storage engineers resistant to change spreading the misinformation. It may be a combination of both but the consistent message has been the iSCSI is not an appropriate platform for large enterprises. The primary knock has been that IP based storage isn’t a mature platform with few examples of large enterprises with tier 1 applications running over iSCSI.

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