iSCSI: Getting Best Performance, High-Availability and Virtualization
iSCSI is a great protocol. With it you can leverage existing network equipment to connect servers to storage. Virtual environments also gain through the everywhere-for-everyone nature of iSCSI. But iSCSI also has its dark side. It’s easy to configure it incorrectly. It’s easy to configure for bad performance. Learn the best ways to aggregate iSCSI links for load balancing, failover, and increased throughput. Learn the differences between MPIO and MCS, and why you should care. And leave with some smart reasons why iSCSI can be a best-fit solution for your datacentre and virtualization needs.