From parallel SCSI to serial SCSI

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Shiv Dutta

Date archived: May 13, 2019 | First published: December 16, 2008

SCSI (Small Computer System Interface), often called Parallel SCSI, is almost 30 years old and can hardly keep up with the demands of today’s IT environment. Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) was developed to address the limitations inherent in SCSI. This article highlights the differences between these two interfaces and points out the attributes that account for the increasing popularity of SAS.

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