What is a storage domain?

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Can someone please explain to me what a storage domain is?

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A storage domain is a group of Storage Arrays.

Storage domain could be divided to 6 fields:
* Architecture – DAS, SAN, NAS and Hybrid
* System – Disk, Tape, High End FC Array, Mid End FC Array, Unified Storage, Libraries and Virtual Tape
* Network- Switch, Director, Gateway/Bridge and Appliances
* Technology – FC, SAS, SCSI, SATA, iSCSI, InfiniBand, GbE, FCIP, IFCP and FCoE
* Component – RAID Controller, JBOD, HBA, NIC/TOE, CNA, NAS Head and iSCSI Head
* Software – OS, Security, Deduplication, Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Snapshot, Remote Duplication, Thin Provision and Disaster Recovery

Note: 1. Corrected some typo  2. Added CNA to Component
Simon Huang

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