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Storage Area Networks For Dummies

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If you’ve been charged with setting up storage area networks for your company, learning how SANs work and managing data storage problems might seem challenging. Storage Area Networks For Dummies, 2nd Edition comes to the rescue with just what you need to know. Whether you already a bit SAN savvy or you’re a complete novice, here’s the scoop on how SANs save money, how to implement new technologies like data de-duplication, iScsi, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet, how to develop SANs that will aid your company’s disaster recovery plan, and much more. For example, you can: Understand what SANs are, whether you need one, and what you need to build one Learn to use loops, switches, and fabric, and design your SAN for peak performance Create a disaster recovery plan with the appropriate guidelines, remote site, and data copy techniques Discover how to connect or extend SANs and how compression can reduce costs Compare tape and disk backups and network vs. SAN backup to choose the solution you need Find out how data de-duplication makes sense for backup, replication, and retention Follow great troubleshooting tips to help you find and fix a problem Benefit from a glossary of all those pesky acronyms From the basics for beginners to advanced features like snapshot copies, storage virtualization, and heading off problems before they happen, here’s what you need to do the job with confidence!

Storage Area Networks For Dummies

Author : Christopher Poelker
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If you’ve been charged with setting up storage area networks for your company, learning how SANs work and managing data storage problems might seem challenging. Storage Area Networks For Dummies, 2nd Edition comes to the rescue with just what you need to know. Whether you already a bit SAN savvy or you’re a complete novice, here’s the scoop on how SANs save money, how to implement new technologies like data de-duplication, iScsi, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet, how to develop SANs that will aid your company’s disaster recovery plan, and much more. For example, you can: Understand what SANs are, whether you need one, and what you need to build one Learn to use loops, switches, and fabric, and design your SAN for peak performance Create a disaster recovery plan with the appropriate guidelines, remote site, and data copy techniques Discover how to connect or extend SANs and how compression can reduce costs Compare tape and disk backups and network vs. SAN backup to choose the solution you need Find out how data de-duplication makes sense for backup, replication, and retention Follow great troubleshooting tips to help you find and fix a problem Benefit from a glossary of all those pesky acronyms From the basics for beginners to advanced features like snapshot copies, storage virtualization, and heading off problems before they happen, here’s what you need to do the job with confidence!

Storage Area Networks For Dummies

Author : Christopher Poelker
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In case you weren’t sure, a storage area network, or SAN, is a collection of computers and storage devices connected over a high-speed optical network and dedicated to the task of storing and protecting data. SANs solve many of the data storage and management problems that have long bedeviled enterprise networks, and they save companies who use them a bundle. Which is why SAN administration is one of the highest-paid jobs in IT today. Add storage area networking to your resume and your phone will ring off the hook with calls by head-hunters promising of six-figure salaries. Bored with in your current IT job and looking for a change of pace—and bigger bucks? Then Storage Area Networks For Dummies is for you. Have you been tasked with designing, implementing, or troubleshooting your company’s SAN and need to play catch-up in a hurry? Look no further. In no time, this book gets you on track with the know-how and confidence you need to: Choose the right hardware for the job Design state-of-the-art SANs Implement a SAN and get it running like a well-oiled machine Configure, manage and troubleshoot SANs Seamlessly integrate two or more SANs Become a SAN sage and give your career a major boost From the ABCs of SANs to making the most of advanced SAN features, Storage Area Networks For Dummies covers all the bases in plain English and with loads of real-life examples. Key topics covered include: What are SANs, how they work, and who needs them SAN protocols, components, and common problems Designing and building a SAN SANs and disaster recovery Networking SANs Understanding, choosing, and using SAN backup solutions Making the most of Point-in-Time technology Outsourcing SANs Managing and troubleshooting SANs The solution to so many enterprise data storage problems, SANs equal heightened efficiency and productivity for organizations and greater prosperity for those who build and manage them. Let Storage Area Networks For Dummies help you get in on the ground floor of one of today’s hottest IT growth areas.

Designing Storage Area Networks

Author : Tom Clark
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This is a complete revision of Clark's bestseller "Designing Storage Area Networks." The new book provides guidelines for implementing SANs to solve existing networking problems in large-scale corporate networks.

Storage Area Network Essentials

Author : Richard Barker
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The inside scoop on a leading-edge data storage technology The rapid growth of e-commerce and the need to have all kinds ofapplications operating at top speed at the same time, all on a 24/7basis while connected to the Internet, is overwhelming traditionaldata storage methods. The solution? Storage Area Networks(SANs)--the data communications technology that's expected torevolutionize distributed computing. Written by top technologyexperts at VERITAS Software Global Corporation, this book takesreaders through all facets of storage networking, explaining how aSAN can help consolidate conventional server storage onto networks,how it makes applications highly available no matter how much datais being stored, and how this in turn makes data access andmanagement faster and easier. System and network managersconsidering storage networking for their enterprises, as well asapplication developers and IT staff, will find invaluable advice onthe design and deployment of the technology and how it works.Detailed, up-to-date coverage includes: The evolution of the technology and what is expected fromSANs Killer applications for SANs Full coverage of storage networking and what it means for theenterprise's information processing architecture Individual chapters devoted to the storage, network, andsoftware components of storage networking Issues for implementation and adoption

Storage Area Network Fundamentals

Author : Raman Nagpal
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A guide to planning, implementing, managing, and using storage area networks to increase the efficiency of your network infrastructure Gain in-depth coverage of SAN fundamentals, topologies, implementation and management techniques, and products Build and sharpen your troubleshooting skills for data-mining, online transaction processing, imaging, data warehousing, and other highly data-intensive applications Understand how to implement the Fibre Channel and iSCSI protocols, which are key to any SAN solution Learn current industry implementation and application standards, as well as future advances During the last decade, a multitude of changes in computing technology and the globalization of business through the Internet have resulted in a tremendous growth in storage requirements. This has forced many organizations around the world to reassess the way they view their storage environment. Many applications, such as e-commerce, imaging, data warehousing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Customer Relationship Management (CRM), fill storage media quickly. Data accessibility and availability for these applications has to be fast and efficient. Clearly, the ever-increasing information access requirements have had a profound effect on most data centers. As a result, many organizations are searching for cost-effective ways to ensure high data availability and reliability. Storage Area Network Fundamentals presents the benefits of storage area networks (SANs) to corporate users and enables them to deploy SAN technology effectively. Designed as an introduction to SANs, Storage Area Network Fundamentals develops an understanding of SAN basics and shows how to plan, implement, and manage a SAN. This book covers the topologies, protocols, and products required to implement and manage efficient SANs.

Windows 2000 Server For Dummies

Author : Ed Tittel
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If you're new to Windows 2000 Server or to networks in general, fear not, because using a network is not beyond anyone's wits or abilities -- it's mostly a matter of using a language that ordinary people can understand. Windows 2000 Server For Dummies covers new Web-enabled network features and Active Directory administration for Windows 2000 in plain language. It's full of easy-to-understand instructions that enable you to find your way around a Windows 2000 Server-based network and... * Grasp basic networking concepts and terminology * Understand network design, layout principles, and installation configurations * Review software components common on Windows 2000-based networks * Install and configure Windows 2000 Server * Manage users and groups on a Windows 2000-based network * Conduct a review of network security principles and practices to protect your data from accidental loss or vandalism * Troubleshoot common causes of trouble on Windows 2000-based networks

Introduction to Storage Area Networks

Author : Ibm Redbooks
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The superabundance of data that is created by today's businesses is making storage a strategic investment priority for companies of all sizes. Companies are searching for more ways to efficiently manage expanding volumes of data, and to make that data accessible throughout the enterprise. This demand is propelling the move of storage into the network. The smarter data center with the improved economics of IT can be achieved by connecting servers and storage with a high-speed and intelligent network fabric. A smarter data center that hosts IBM Storage solutions can provide an environment that is smarter, faster, greener, open, and easy to manage. This book provides an introduction to SAN and Ethernet networking, and how these networks help to achieve a smarter data center. --

The Essential Guide to Storage Area Networks

Author : John R. Vacca
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A major new entry in the essential series which aims at distinguishing the hype from the reality of SANs.

Illustrated Computer Dictionary For Dummies

Author : Dan Gookin
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Jargon, acronyms, and technobabble — explained in plain English Includes the latest Internet lingo Your indispensable desk reference for the information age Do your eyes glaze over when people start talking about high-tech topics? Are you in danger of becoming a computer illiterate? Relax! With this friendly, easy-to-understand dictionary at your side, you'll be able to figure out the difference between RAM and ROM — and talk intelligently about everything from ANSI and ASCII to Yahoo! and ZMODEM. Discover how to: Understand over 2,000 high-tech terms Decipher all those puzzling acronyms Avoid embarrassment at electronics stores Join in conversations about computers Impress colleagues and amaze your boss The Dummies Way™ Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Get smart! www.dummies.com Register to win cool prizes Browse exclusive articles and excerpts Get a free Dummies Daily™ e-mail newsletter Chat with authors and preview other books Talk to us, ask questions, get answers

IP SANs

Author : Tom Clark
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IP SANS is a technical overview of the new IP-based storage area network solutions for the explosive growth in data storage requirements faced by today's modern businesses.

Data Management in a Distributed File System for Storage Area Networks

Author : Randal Chilton Burns
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Storage Area Network Essentials

Author : Richard Barker
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The inside scoop on a leading-edge data storage technology The rapid growth of e-commerce and the need to have all kinds of applications operating at top speed at the same time, all on a 24/7 basis while connected to the Internet, is overwhelming traditional data storage methods. The solution? Storage Area Networks (SANs)--the data communications technology that's expected to revolutionize distributed computing. Written by top technology experts at VERITAS Software Global Corporation, this book takes readers through all facets of storage networking, explaining how a SAN can help consolidate conventional server storage onto networks, how it makes applications highly available no matter how much data is being stored, and how this in turn makes data access and management faster and easier. System and network managers considering storage networking for their enterprises, as well as application developers and IT staff, will find invaluable advice on the design and deployment of the technology and how it works. Detailed, up-to-date coverage includes: The evolution of the technology and what is expected from SANs Killer applications for SANs Full coverage of storage networking and what it means for the enterprise's information processing architecture Individual chapters devoted to the storage, network, and software components of storage networking Issues for implementation and adoption

Local area networks

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Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks

Author : Fibre Channel Industry Association
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The Fibre Channel Association is a group of companies involved in developing devices and technologies used with Fibre Channel, a very high-speed bus technology capable of bi-directional data transfer at rates in excess of one gigabit per second. Describes how to use Fibre Channel technology to connect between storage devices and network servers for maximum data transfer Authoring association is a group of companies involved in developing devices and technologies used with Fibre Channel Discuses cutting edge technology capable of bi-directional data transfer at rates in excess of one gigabit per second

Telecommuting For Dummies

Author : Minda Zetlin
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This friendly guide gives you thorough information on which industries, fields, regions, etc. are most amenable to telecommuting. You'll find great tips on how to set up a home office and deal with the interruptions that arise when working at home. Plus, you get expert advice on how to stay involved and move ahead in your career. Telecommuting For Dummies outlines the characteristics necessary to be a good telecommuter and the types of jobs that fit the telecommuting lifestyle, as well as the benefits and disadvantages of telecommuting related to those jobs. And once you've decided that telecommuting is for you, this book even addresses how to broach the subject with your manager. Telecommuting For Dummies is the most comprehensive resource for the more than 40 million workers all over the world who telecommute. This book gives you all the necessary information for switching from cubicle to home office while still advancing in your career status.

Mosaic for Dummies Windows Edition

Author : David Angell
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Here is everything you need to know about the most popular viewer of the World-Wide Web, Mosaic. Learn where to find Mosaic and how to use it to navigate the Internet easily, and find out about the customized versions of Mosaic licensed by the different companies. Get the most out of Mosaic--see how to set up for the most effective use.

Englesko hrvatski hrvatsko engleski informativni rje nik

Author : Miroslav Kiš
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Fundamentals of Storage Area Networks

Author : Terry William Ogletree
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This text explores the growing need for storage area networks (SANs) in enterprise-level networks. It details the basics of storage area networks, and then moves on to provide detailed coverage of the fibre channel architecture, arbitrated loop technology and fabric switching technology.

Image Compression and Encryption Technologies

Author : Jun Tian
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