By Deirdre' Straughan on Jan 30, 2009
Dan Maslowski presents, November 2008.
"Now, I'll be honest, I think the concept of turning a commodity server into a Fibre Channel array is really nifty and all, but I'm not gonna do it... I don't care. But iSCSI I most certainly do care about. It came to my attention this morning that its already available and been in development for some time, hiding as the iSCSI Extensions for Remote DMA (iSER) Project. This project is not just extentions... it is the COMSTAR iSCSI Port Provider itself, and it includes iSER support. If you've been waiting for the new iSCSI Target Implementation that will utilize COMSTAR, this is it!"
Screencast: Sumit Gupta demonstrates steps to start from a fresh install to converting a Sun server into a fibre channel storage array.
Zhong Wang speaks at Storage Networking World (April, 2008) on "COMSTAR: Solaris-Based Storage Device" and describes the fundamentals of a COMSTAR FCoE provider. Video here.
Download the presentation on COMSTAR: Solaris-Based Storage Device.
Update, June 2008: Now available in iPod video format!
Sumit Gupta presents at SNIA SDC on on the new Common Multi-Protocol SCSI Target (COMSTAR) for Solaris.
55 minsdownload the Common Multi-Protocol SCSI Target (COMSTAR) for Solaris presentation from SNIA
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