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What is NFS: An NFS Primer

The popular & ubiquitous Network File System (NFS) is a standard protocol that allows applications to store and manage data on a remote computer or server. NFS provides two services; a network part that connects users or clients to a remote system or server; and a file-based view of the data. Together these provide a seamless environment that masks the differences between local files and remote files.

This SNIA Ethernet Storage Forum Webcast is an introduction and overview presentation to NFS for technologists and tech managers interested in understanding:
oNFS history and development
oThe facilities and services NFS provides
oWhy NFS rose in popularity to dominate file based services
oWhy NFS continues to be important in the cloud
Recorded Mar 23 2016 63 mins
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Alex McDonald, SNIA-ESF Vice Chair, Chad Hintz, SNIA-ESF Board Member
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