SAS vs. SATA

Post by Jeffrey Layton (thank you)

There has been a perennial argument of SAS versus SATA for enterprise storage. Some people say it’s OK to use SATA for enterprise storage and some say that you need to use SAS. In this article I’m going to address two aspects of the SAS vs. SATA argument. The first is about the drives themselves, SATA drives and SAS drives. The second is about data integrity in regard to SATA channels and SAS channels (channels are the connections from the drives to the Host Bus Adapter – HBA).

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