Recorded Event

Date of Recording: Wednesday, June 24, 2004

Duration: 60 minutes

Presenters: Ray Jang, Larrie Carr

Cost: Free

Building Storage Systems using SAS and SATA Technologies

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What to Expect

Rapid growth in data storage needs is driving enterprises, and small and medium-sized businesses toward tiered storage strategies. This, in turn, is forcing a requirement for more cost-effective and larger capacity storage systems. Products based on recently ratified standards, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA), are enabling technologies for building storage system architectures that meet these new cost and capacity needs.

This webinar will:

  • provide a tutorial on the SAS standard including routing methods, STP, SMP and SSP
  • describe various storage architectures and their trade-offs using SAS Expanders, SAS and SATA Hard Disk Drives
  • discuss system considerations when building SAS-based storage systems

About the Presenters

Ray Jang

Ray Jang is a Product Manager of PMC-Sierra's Enterprise and Storage Division. Mr. Jang brings over 12 years of experience in product management, marketing, systems architecture and engineering of equipment and ICs for storage, data communications and telecommunications markets.

Larrie Carr

Larrie Carr is a Principal Engineer of PMC-Sierra's Enterprise and Storage Division. Mr. Carr is responsible for system architectures as well as specification and development for SAS and SATA products and solutions. Over the past 10 years, he has been directly involved in the development of 11 mixed-signal devices at PMC-Sierra and holds 8 patents.

Who Should Attend

System Architects and Designers, Engineering Managers, Board Designers, Firmware Engineers, Project Managers, Product Managers, Platform Engineers, Component Engineers

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