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Describe NAS vs SAN


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Network Attached Storage - (NAS) - File level data
Network-connected computer dedicated to providing file-based data storage services to other network devices.

Storage Area Network (SAN) - Block level data
high-speed dedicated network of servers and shared storage devices - provides storage consolidation and facilitates centralized data management. Usually FC and used for mission critical data

Ryan on Jul 26, 2014

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