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Re: [Xen-users] xen and SAN.

To: William <xen-mailinglist@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] xen and SAN.
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2009 21:53:40 +0300
Cc: Mauro <mrsanna1@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-users <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, John Madden <jmadden@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 02:07:59PM -0400, William wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking information about SAN storage.
> In my case, I want to use 3 physical servers and 1 SAN to manage 10-15 
> virtual servers.
> What is the best solution : ISCSI (1Gb/s) or Fibre Channel (4Gb/s)?

I've been using Equallogic iSCSI SAN storage for years without problems.
It's n*1 Gbit/sec, you can scale it with multiple NICs and dm-multipath.

I don't see any reason to go for FC nowadays, unless you have some special 

> What kind of device are you using ?

Equallogic PS series arrays.

-- Pasi

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