7" by 8.5", 606 pages, 291 figures, 79 tables, list of figures, list of tables, index, bibliography, glossary.
ISBN 0-931836-61-1. Copyright 2005,
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the next-generation successor to the popular SCSI bus, Serial
Attached SCSI (SAS) is the latest word in I/O interfaces. With its
ability to support high-performance, enterprise-class storage
and cost-effective high-capacity Serial ATA devices, SAS is
uniquely positioned as a key I/O interface.
provides the first comprehensive, in-depth description of this
exciting new interface outside of the standards. Packed with
over 600 pages of diagrams, tables and explanatory text, this
book will help you understand the inner workings of SAS.
you work with storage arrays, servers, blade servers or high-performance
workstations, this book will be an invaluable aid to understanding
the SAS interface.
"The timing of this book is excellent. The computer storage industry is making a revolutionary transition to serial interfaces: SAS and SATA. Whether novice or experienced technical professional, readers will gain valuable insights into these technologies."
A Comprehensive Guide to Serial Attached SCSI Quotes
Chair, T10 Technical Committee on SCSI Storage Interfaces
"SAS is seen by the industry as an extremely important interface ranging from large computer installations to small home office environments. This book spells out the fundamentals of the SAS architecture to support SAS and SATA devices. As this technology starts to move into the computer industry in 2005, the timing and content of this book affords the reader an opportunity to have basic understanding of this important technology called SAS."
Michael E. Fitzpatrick
Senior Research Executive
Fujitsu Computer Products of America