Server Management / Edition 1

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This single-volume desktop reference provides comprehensive information on all server issues - featuring contributions from experts in the field. Engineers for system vendors, systems integrators, major resellers, end-users, and representatives from Hewlett-Packard, Novell, IBM, Compaq, Microsoft, and NEC share their ideas and experience on such topics as client/server distributed processing; the advent of more powerful, sophisticated servers; server dependability; server performance; and more.

"...a single-volume desktop reference on all server issues with contributions from experts in the field & case study chapters supplying examples from common situations."

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Provides network managers and administrators with a thorough treatment of current strategies for efficient server administration. Covers the roles of the server, server functions, hardware, network operating systems, application servers, performance, security, add-ons, and troubleshooting methods. Considerable coverage is provided for Linux and Windows NT/Windows 2000, as well as server memory issues, virtual servers, selecting a Web-server connection rate, security and resource sharing in NT, Windows NT access security, and acquiring and using a UPS system. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849398230
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/22/2000
  • Series: Best Practices Series , #9
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 720
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.68 (d)

Table of Contents

The Client Server Architecture, M. David Hanson
The Server at the Heart of Your Business, Ron Rosen
What Does a Server Do? A General Overview, Kristin Marks
The Case for Mainframe Servers in the Enterprise, Brian Jeffery
Server Issues and Trends, 2000, Howard Marks
Specifying Servers Based on Needs and Growth, Howard Marks
Consolidated Server Overview, John Lillywhite
Server Installation Considerations, Howard Marks
The Business of Managing Distributed Systems, Richard Ross
Including End Users in the Planning of Integrated Systems Development, Jack T. Marchewka
Business Continuity in the Distributed Environment, Steven P. Craig
Developing Client Server RDBMS Applications Using JAVA Servlets and JDBC, Jonathan Held
Server Memory Issues, M. David Hanson
CPUs, A. Padgett Peterson
Server Data Bus Structures, A. Padgett Peterson
The RAID Advantage, Tyson Heyn
Multiprocessing Servers, Bill Wong
Super Servers - One Step Beyond, A. Padgett Peterson
NetWare 3.X, Dennis Dillman
intraNetWare Overview, James E. Gaskin
Migrating to intraNetWare 4.X and Novell Directory Services, Eric Stral
Windows NT Architecture, Gilbert Held
Windows NT Workstation vs. Server 4.0, Stuart Miller
Evaluating Client/Server Operating Systems: Focus on Windows NT, Gilbert Held
A Look at Linux, Daniel Carrere
With Linux and Big Brother Watching Over Your Network, You Don't Have to Look Over Your Shoulder (or Your Budget), Daniel Carrere
Changing Server Operating Systems, Howard Marks
UNIX as an Application Server, Scott Koegler
Print Servers and Network Printing, Allen Waugerman
Fax Servers, Max Shroeder
Remote Access Concepts, Gerald L. Bahr
Communication Servers, Denise M. Jones
Internet Mail Server Overview, Lawrence E. Hughes
An Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server, Lee Benjamin
Virtual Server Overview, Judith M. Myerson
Text-to-Speech Server Overview, Judith M. Myerson
CD-ROM Servers, Robert Brainard
Choosing and Equipping an Internet Server, Nathan J. Muller
Selecting a Web Server Connection Rate, Gilbert Held
Working with Images in Client/Server Environments, Gilbert Held
Working with NT's Performance Monitor, Gilbert Held
Server Security Policies, Jon David
Security and Resource Sharing in an NT Environment, Gilbert Held
Windows NT Access Security, Gilbert Held
Evaluating Anti-Virus Solutions Within Distributed Environments, Network Associates
Software Management: The Practical Solution to the Cost-of-Ownership Crisis, Paul Davis
Inventory - Cornerstone Technology for Managing the Network, Roy Rezac
Software Distribution, Steven Marks
Fault Tolerance Protection and RAID Technology for Networks: A Primer, Jeff Leventhal
Network Data and Storage Management Techniques, Laurence D. Rogers
Acquiring and Using a UPS System, Gilbert Held
Troubleshooting: Resolution Methodologies, Kristin Marks
Troubleshooting: The Server Environment, Kristin Marks

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