Chapter 11


1

What is the primary goal of load balancing?

Answer:

To improve throughput.

2

Which protocol enables network administrators to modify link costs independently within each VLAN?

Answer:

MSTP.

3

In IP networks, is load balancing across equal-cost paths more or less common than load balancing across unequal-cost paths?

Answer:

More common.

4

Is the FSPF load-balancing algorithm defined in the FC specifications?

Answer:

No.

5

Does iSCSI require any third-party software to perform load balancing at the Transport Layer?

Answer:

No.

6

Does FCP support Transport Layer load balancing?

Answer:

No.

7

Does FCIP support Exchange-based load balancing across TCP connections within an FCIP link?

Answer:

No.

8

Name the two techniques commonly used by end nodes to load-balance across DMP paths.

Answer:

LUN-to-path mapping and SCSI command distribution.




Storage Networking Protocol Fundamentals
Storage Networking Protocol Fundamentals (Vol 2)
ISBN: 1587051605
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 196
Authors: James Long

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