Peter Koczan schrieb:
> One of the other things I was interested in was the "hidden costs" of
> a SAN. For instance, we'd probably have to invest in more UPS capacity
> to protect our data. Are there any other similar points that people
> don't initially consider regarding a SAN?
There are "hidden costs". The set up of a local disk system is easy. You
need only a few decisions.
This is totally different when it comes to SAN.
At the end of the day you need a guy who has the knowledge to design and
configure such system.
That's why you should buy a SAN and the knowledge from a brand or a
BTW: You can do other things with SAN you can't do with local disks.
- mirroring to another location (room)
- mounting snapshots on another server
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