Storage Area Networks -basics

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Storage Area Networks -basics

This is a beginner level Quiz to test your knowledge about SAN.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is what might occur when a program or process tries to store more data in a temporary data storage area than it was intended to hold.
    • A. 

      Blue screen of death

    • B. 

      Fatal exception

    • C. 

      Shared memory

    • D. 

      Buffer overflow

  • 2. 
    This is a way of storing the same data in different places on multiple hard disks.
    • A. 

      Double data rate synchronous dynamic random access memory

    • B. 

      Redundant array of independent disks

    • C. 

      Network-attached storage

    • D. 

      Extended data output (EDO) RAM

  • 3. 
    This is a utility that rearranges your discontiguous files and free space on your computer so that your files are stored in contiguous unit sand free space is consolidated in one contiguous block
    • A. 

      Degaussing

    • B. 

      Patch

    • C. 

      Defragmenter

    • D. 

      Logical block addressing

  • 4. 
    This is the process of dividing a body of data into blocks and spreading the data blocks across several partitions on several hard disks.
    • A. 

      Disk striping

    • B. 

      RAID

    • C. 

      Logical partitioning

    • D. 

      Multiplexing

  • 5. 
    This is a standard unit of measure for designating the height in computer enclosures and rack cabinets. It equals 1.75 inches.
    • A. 

      GB

    • B. 

      U

    • C. 

      Kludge

    • D. 

      N-tier

  • 6. 
    Which SAN topology offers highest level of redundancy and scalability?
    • A. 

      Ring

    • B. 

      Mesh

    • C. 

      Core-Edge

    • D. 

      Cascaded

  • 7. 
    This is a general term for all forms of solid state memory that have a continuous source of power and do not need to have their memory contents periodically refreshed.
    • A. 

      Flash memory

    • B. 

      random access memory

    • C. 

      Volatile memory

    • D. 

      Nonvolatile memory

  • 8. 
    Which three process occur during Fabric merge?
    • A. 

      Zone set passing

    • B. 

      Principal switch negotiation

    • C. 

      Name server communication

    • D. 

      ISL trunking

  • 9. 
    What is used to reduce the effective time required to read data or write data to a lower speed memory or device?
    • A. 

      Host Bus adapter

    • B. 

      Cache

    • C. 

      Fibre Channel Switch

    • D. 

      Disk manager

  • 10. 
    What are two roles in the distributed SCSI model?
    • A. 

      SCSI target is the client

    • B. 

      SCSI target is the server

    • C. 

      SCSI initiator is the client

    • D. 

      SCSI initiator is the server.

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