SONAS Concepts, Architecture, and Planning Guide

A draft IBM Redbooks publication


The existing SONAS Concepts, Architecture and Planning, SG24-7963 and the SONAS Implementation and Best Practices Guide, SG24-7962 will be updated to the SONAS 1.3.2 level.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage
Chapter 2. SONAS features, function, and value
Chapter 3. Global namespace
Chapter 4. Hardware architecture
Chapter 5. Software architecture
Chapter 6. Networking considerations
Chapter 7. Authentication
Chapter 8. SONAS usage cases
Chapter 9. Configuration and sizing
Chapter 10. Installation planning for SONAS Gateway Solutions


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03 April 2014

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