SnapSAN S3000/S5000 Disk Spin Down User Guide

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    This User Guide describes how to use the power saving function (PowerControl) provided by Disk Spin Down. The power saving function consists of the operation control function provided in the disk array subsystem and software. It enables the start/stop operation of a pool to which a volume belongs based on the volume usage status. In addition, it enables the stop operation of an unused physical disk or spare disk.This guide assumes that you are familiar with computer hardware, data storage, and network administration terminology and tasks. It also assumes you have basic knowledge of Internet SCSI (iSCSI), Serial-attached SCSI (SAS), Serial ATA (SATA), Storage Area Network (SAN), and Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) technology.