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Preface: About This Book
What’s New in Xsan 2
Upgrading from an Earlier Version of Xsan
Getting Additional Information
Chapter 1: Overview of Xsan
Xsan Storage Area Networks
Shared SAN Volumes
16 How Xsan Storage Is Organized
Affinities and Affinity Tags
Folders with Affinities
How Xsan Uses Available Storage
Metadata and Journal Data
Striping at a Higher Level
20 Expanding Storage
20 Xsan Capacities
Chapter 2: Planning a Storage Area Network
21 Hardware and Software Requirements
Supported Storage Devices
Fibre Channel Fabric
Ethernet TCP/IP Network