Using iSCSI or iSER?

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Monday, September 21, 2015
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This talk will demystify the relationship and relative performance and capabilities of iSCSI and iSER. The talk provides an introduction to iSER and its position in an iSCSI environment, and presents performance results to compare the two protocols when both are processed in hardware within an HBA. The talk concludes with a set of recommendations on deploying iSCSI and iSER within storage networks.

Learning Objectives

Develop an understanding of iSCSI and iSER protocol stacks with comparison of capabilities for each
Learn to recognize the performance benefits and benchmark results
Have a clear understanding of when to use iSER