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The Essential Guide to Serial ATA and SATA Express

1st Edition

By David A. Deming

Auerbach Publications

496 pages

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Used in laptop and desktop computers, low-end servers, and mobile devices, Serial ATA (Advance Technology Attachment), or SATA, is the pervasive disk storage technology in use today. SATA has also penetrated the enterprise computing environment by adding hardware components for fail-over, extending command processing capabilities, and increasing de

Table of Contents

Introduction. SATA Technical Overview. SATA Application Layer. SATA Transport Layer. SATA Link Layer. Physical Layer. Error Handling. Cables and Connectors. Port Multipliers and Selectors. Software and Drivers.

About the Author

David Deming is the president and chief technologist of Solution Technology. With a degree in electronics engineering and more than two decades of industry experience, David has designed many courses covering a wide range of storage and networking technologies. David's organization is the industry's leading supplier of storage technology education, and David has personally trained over 50,000 engineers worldwide. David has authored over a dozen storage technology-related publications and is an expert instructional designer. He has assisted many companies with detailed job and task analysis, resulting in high-stakes certification programs and curriculum.

David is an active member of numerous industry associations and committees. In the early stages of Fibre Channel technology, David organized and coordinated the efforts of the Interoperability Testing Program for the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA). As interoperability program chair, David played a major role in organizing competing switch vendor efforts to create the first ever FC switch interoperability demonstration. This technology accomplishment was the centerpiece of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Technology Center grand opening in Colorado Springs, Colorado. David also authorized the SANmark program, which became the cornerstone test cases developed and administered by the University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab (UNH-IOL).

David architected and designed the first-ever multi-vendor (heterogeneous) Fibre Channel SAN featured in Computer Technology Review, and he coordinated the industry's first and largest Interoperability Lab demonstration for Storage Networking World. David has been a voting member of the NCITS T11 Fibre Channel standards committee and has served on T10 (SCSI & SAS) and T10.1 (SSA) standards committees. He is a founder and active member of the SNIA Education Committee and Certification Task Force for which, i

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Production & Operations Management
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Microprocessors
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / Microelectronics