Question Paper: Storage Management & Retrieval : Question Paper Dec 2014 - Information Technology (Semester 8) | Mumbai University (MU)
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Storage Management & Retrieval - Dec 2014

Information Technology (Semester 8)

TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Each question carries equal marks and sub-question marks are equally divided.
1 (a) Explain SCSI command model in detail. (10 marks) 1 (b) The average I/O size of an application is 64 KB. The following specifications are available from disk manufactures average seek time=5ms, 7,200 rpm, transfer rate=40 MB/s. Determine the maximum IOPS that could be performed with the disk for this application. Taking this case an explain, explain the relationship between disk utilization and IOPS. (10 marks) 2 (a) Explain different RAID levels in detail with neat diagram. (10 marks) 2 (b) Explain CAS architecture in detail. Also explain is advantages. (10 marks) 3 (a) Explain information life cycle management. What are the key challenges in managing information? (10 marks) 3 (b) Explain the factor affecting NAS performance and availability in detail. (10 marks) 4 (a) Explain failure Analysis with respect to Business continuity. (10 marks) 4 (b) Explain fibre channel architecture in detail.(10 marks) 5 (a) Explain in detail storage security Domains and Implementation in storage networking. (10 marks) 5 (b) Explain forms and configurations of storage virtualization. (10 marks) 6 (a) Explain remote replication technologies with neat diagrams. (10 marks) 6 (b) Explain the architecture of intelligent storage system in detail. (10 marks)


Write short notes :-

7 (a) Zoning (5 marks) 7 (b) LUN and LUN masking(5 marks) 7 (c) Backup granularity (5 marks) 7 (d) Topologies for ISCSI connectivity. (5 marks)

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