Difference between DAS & NAS storage system?

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Direct Attached Storage
NAS
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Hi, I have newly started to work on Storage Doamin. We a LACIE configued in our Company..its a new stoarge based company. We work on Cluster based stoarge system where we need to configure Master & slave. we attached all nodes into a primary storage pool. Now I am quite confused whether is it a DAS or NAS. Thanks Boney

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DAS is direct attached storage and NAS is network attached storage. DAS is only available thru a single server or cluster and then from this server or cluster it’s exposed out afterwards if it’s a shared out. The server controls access to the DAS. NAS is an appliance that is plugged straight onto the network (like a server and pc) and anyone can access the NAS like a regular file server depending on the authentication methods used (local to the NAS appliance or via Active Directory).

DAS controlled by server
NAS becomes the “server”.

What you have is a NAS.

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