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Helps students understand whats going on “under the hood” in any contemporary server, so they can troubleshoot, repair, or upgrade it more quickly and effectively.
Helps students understand the practical realities of server planning, installation, configuration, and deployment.
Prepares students to work with even the most sophisticated server technologies.
Helps students minimize downtime in any server environment.
Helps students become comfortable with real world data center environments.
Helps students rapidly solve the server problems they are most likely to encounter.
Prepares students to work in environments that include both Intel-based and SUN SPARC servers.
Prepares students for whatever challenges they are likely to encounter, while providing a firm foundation in the key concepts and techniques they will constantly rely upon.
Helps students become comfortable working inside a server before they even lift a screwdriver.
Gives students confidence that they are receiving information that is thorough, accurate, clear, and useful—and reflects the challenges they will actually face.
As the price of servers comes down to the level of desktop PCs, many small- and medium-sized businesses are forced to provide their own server setup, maintenance and support, without the high-dollar training enjoyed by their big corporation counterparts. Upgrading and Repairing Servers is the first line of defense for small- and medium-sized businesses, and an excellent go-to reference for the experienced administrators who have been asking for a reference guide like this one for a long time! It's all here in one, incredibly useful tome that you will refer to again and again.
Inside is in-depth coverage of server design and implementation, building and deploying, server hardware components, network and backup operations, SAN, fault tolerance, server racks, server rooms, server operating systems, as well as SUN Microsystems servers. No other computer hardware book has ever dared tackle this enormous topic - until now!
1. History of Server Technology.
2. Server Design and Implementation.
3. Server Microprocessors.
4. Server Chipsets.
5. Server Motherboards & BIOS.
7. The IDE Interface.
8. The Small System Computer Interface (SCSI) Bus.
9. I/O System Hardware.
10. Backup Operations.
11. Network Operations.
12. Disk Subsystems- Definition.
14. Fault Tolerance.
15. Power Protection.
17. Server Racks.
18. Server Rooms.
19. Server Platforms-Network Operating Systems.
20. SUN Microsystems Servers.
21. Building, Upgrading And Deploying Servers.
22. Server Testing and Maintenance.
B. List of Acronyms.
C. Vendor Database.