What is a difference between SAN and NAS | linuxtopic

What is a difference between SAN and NAS | linuxtopic

Question : What is a difference between SAN and NAS ?
Question : SAN vs NAS
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SAN and NAS both are storage type, there are some differences: 


SAN
NAS
SAN Stand for Storage Area Network
NAS Stand for Network Attached Storage
SAN Used Block level data access
NAS Used File Level data Access
Fiber Channel is Primary Media so speed is fast
Ethernet is Primary Media, so speed slow and depend of 
network
SAN used SCSI
NAS Used NFS/CIFS
SAN Storage appear as own storage
NAS appear as a shared folder


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