IP Storage Protocols: iSCSI (Spring 2010)

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010
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This tutorial will explain the fundamentals of iSCSI and explain deployments in various environments. The protocol is explained, its relationship to SCSI is explained, and the use of Software and Hardware iSCSI initiators and targets will be discussed as will the companion protocols for discovery and security.

Learning Objectives

• The attendee will get the fundamentals of iSCSI. This will include the packet formats, the main iSCSI protocols and they will understand how iSCSI can deliver Block Storage across an IP connection
• The attendee will understand the various Configurations/environments, and the various companion Processes.
• The attendee will gain an understanding of where iSCSI might fit within their storage environment.