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I have been ask for specifically 'THE TWO' devices which facilitate storage over a network, powerful in addressing, failures and redundancy.

Could anyone figure out which devices these are? It seems a bit too general, and I haven't got a clue.

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closed as not a real question by larsks, mfinni, EightBitTony, EEAA, MDMarra May 26 '12 at 3:21

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There's a lot more than two devices involved in either networking, or storage. I don't even know what "powerful in addressing" could possibly mean. – mfinni May 25 '12 at 20:05
This sounds like some kind of riddle, not a technical question. – rnxrx May 25 '12 at 20:09
It's a homework question actually. The question is literally asking me to describe the two devices which facilitate storage over a network – Dedicated May 25 '12 at 20:10
I say go for the target and the initiator. – rnxrx May 25 '12 at 20:17
and the close-it-down rage begins again :/ – pQd May 25 '12 at 22:03

maybe someone had san and nas on her/his mind?

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Your teacher's question is terribly worded, but I think @pQd's answer is probably "right". There are two main types of network attached storage, SAN and NAS. – Jeremy May 25 '12 at 20:15

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