Feature-based Comparison of iSCSI Target Implementations

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 85 - Number 16
Year of Publication: 2014
Nitin Gode
Rhushida Kashalkar
Deepika Kale
Sukhada Bhingarkar

Nitin Gode, Rhushida Kashalkar, Deepika Kale and Sukhada Bhingarkar. Article: Feature-based Comparison of iSCSI Target Implementations. International Journal of Computer Applications 85(16):13-16, January 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Nitin Gode and Rhushida Kashalkar and Deepika Kale and Sukhada Bhingarkar},
	title = {Article: Feature-based Comparison of iSCSI Target Implementations},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {85},
	number = {16},
	pages = {13-16},
	month = {January},
	note = {Full text available}


Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) is a set of protocols used for communication and data transfer between I/O devices like computers and storage devices. SCSI standards include various commands, interfaces and protocols that are required to communicate with devices such as hard disks, DVD and printers. iSCSI is a storage standard for exposing and utilizing data storage devices over network using TCP/IP protocol. iSCSI provides remote data operations by performing SCSI commands over TCP/IP networks. This paper explains the features of various iSCSI Target Frameworks currently in use, such as SCSI Target Framework (STGT), Generic SCSI Target Subsystems for Linux (SCST), Linux I/O Target (LIO), iSCSI Enterprise Target (IET). The paper also presents a comparison of the features of these implementations.


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