The SCSI Interface
Originally written by
- An earlier (~1982), and much more elaborate peripherals interface.
- Defined commands, protocols, initiator/target operation mode.
- Allowed attaching internal or external disks
- supported chaining devices (with an address per device)
- and sharing of devices between machines.
- Later enhanced to work over networks:
- FCP - (SCSI over) Fibre-Channel (used in SANs).
- ISCSI - SCSI over IP