CompTIA A+ Question J-40

When configuring a new hard drive for use in a hot swappable environment, which of the following connection types should be used?

A. PATA
B. eSATA
C. IDE
D. SATA

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:
eSATA, the e is for external – meaning that the cabling used is meant for being outside of the computer chassis. Many external hard drive-casing kits will feature USB 2.0 connections along with eSATA connection.