NAS is a computerized box for hard drives that can be accessed by multiple users or applications over the network. SAN is best suited for databases and virtual machine file systems, which are large in comparison to snapshot backups, which are basically virtual copies of data.

Although the DAS storage device might not be inside the server its normally another device with its own storage array , the server sees it as its own internal part DAS storage appears to the server as its own internal storage. Archives - 41 comment s.

It really does not suit for an enterprise level high performance application. Hidden categories: