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Department of IS QUESTION BANK
STORAGE AREA NETWORK 08ISO833 Eight Semester B.E. Degree

UNIT-I Q:1 What is storage area network? Explain server centric architecture with its limitations. Q.2 Explain Storage – Centric IT Architecture and its advantages. Q.3 Explain how old server will be replaced by new server with Storage Networks Q.4 Explain the Non-Linear performance in business application Q.5.what are the problems associated with storage network and give the solutions. Q.6 what is business application defined for storage? Explain the application development life cycle UNIT-II Q.7 what is intelligent disk subsystem? With neat diagram explain the architecture of intelligent disk subsystem Q.8 With neat diagram explain the different cases of I/O channels. Q.9 what is Storage virtualization? What are the main goals of RAID? Explain disk sub system with RAID controller Q.10.Mentation different RAID levels? Explain RAID 0: block-by-block stripping Q.11 Explain how RAID 1: block-by-block mirroring resolves the problem of RAID0 Q.12 With neat diagram explain RAID0+1/RAID10 with its advantages and disadvantages. Q: 13.What is stripping and mirroring? Explain RAID 4 AND RAID 5: parity instead of mirroring Q.14.Briefly instant copies and Lun masking Q.15 Explain High availability and synchronous and asynchronous with its advantages and disadvantages of Remote mirroring Q.16 Explain with neat diagram Physical I/O path from the CPU to the Storage System UNIT-III Q.17.what is LINK,PORTS AND TOPOLOGIES ? Explain with diagram five layers protocol stack. Q.18 what is port? Mention different types of ports and explain briefly. Q.19.Briefly explain the FC0& FC1 Q.20 Briefly explain the EXCHANGE, SEQUENCE AND FRAMES in FC2 layer Q.21 Briefly explain the six different types service classes for data exchange. Q.22 Briefly explain three different fibre channel topologies Q.23 Briefly explain the different IP storage standards Q.24 what is Network Attached Storage? Explain with diagram NAS hardware architecture?

Q.25 what is Network Attached Storage? Explain with diagram NAS software architecture? Q.26.Explain NAS as a storage system? UNIT-IV Q.27 .Explain LOCAL FILE SYSTEMS with neat diagram Q.28 Explain Network Attached Storage (NAS) Q.29 Explain DAFS(Direct Access File system) Q.30 Explain briefly Shared Disk file system Q.31 Explain GPFS(General Parallel File system) Q.32 Compare fibre channel with ISCSI AND NAS Q.33 With neat diagram explain definition Storage virtualization Q.34 Briefly explain the general requirements and consideration for the implementation of virtualization. Q.35 Explain differences between virtualization on BLOCK LEVEL and virtualization on FILE LEVEL. Q.36 With neat diagram explain Storage virtualization on various levels of the storage Network with its advantages and disadvantages Q.37 With neat diagram explain Symmetric Storage virtualization with its advantages and disadvantages Q.38 With neat diagram explain Asymmetric Storage virtualization with its advantages and disadvantages UNIT-V Q.39 Differentiate NAS & SAN Q.40 Briefly explain the major components of SAN with neat sketch Q.41 Briefly explain the NETWORK PART of SAN with neat sketch Q.41 Briefly explain the SOFTWARE PART of SAN with neat sketch of fabric OS micro-kernel Q.42 Explain the fabric OS micro-kernel components Q.43 Briefly explain the HARDWARE Part of SAN Q.43 Briefly explain the Connectivity Part of SAN Q.43 Briefly explain An entry-level SAN configuration Q.44 Briefly explain SAN hardware fibre channel switch with three types of ports Q.45 Briefly explain SAN hardware HBA(Host Bus Adaptor) Q.46 Briefly explain SAN hardware JBOD,RAID BRIDGES & ROUTERS

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