Data Storage Networking: Real World Skills for the CompTIA Storage+ Certification and Beyond

Data Storage Networking: Real World Skills for the CompTIA Storage+ Certification and Beyond

by Nigel Poulton

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Data Storage Networking: Real World Skills for the CompTIA Storage+ Certification and Beyond by Nigel Poulton

Learn efficient ways to harness and manage your data storage networks

Whether you're preparing for the CompTIA Storage+ exam or simply seeking a deeper understanding of data storage networks, this Sybex guide will help you get there. This book covers data storage from the basics to advanced topics, and provides practical examples to show you ways to deliver world-class solutions. In addition, it covers all the objectives of the CompTIA Storage+ exam (SG0-001), including storage components, connectivity, storage management, data protection, and storage performance.

  • Focuses on designing, implementing, and administering storage for today's evolving organizations, getting under the hood of the technologies that enable performance, resiliency, availability, recoverability, and simplicity
  • Covers virtualization, big data, cloud storage, security, and scalability as well as how storage fits in to the wider technology environments prevalent in today's cloud era
  • Provides advice and real-world examples that storage administrators in the trenches can actually use
  • An excellent study aid for the CompTIA Storage+ exam (SG0-001), covering all the exam objectives

Data Storage Networking: Real World Skills for the CompTIA Storage+ Certification and Beyond provides a solid foundation for data storage administrators and a reference that can be consulted again and again.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118679210
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/24/2014
Pages: 600
Sales rank: 1,264,375
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Nigel Poulton (Cheshire, UK) is a well-known storageblogger and podcaster, known for his love of storage and deeptechnical knowledge. He has 15 years IT experience, the last 10working on data storage. He is currently heading up storagesolutions at a global financial services organization in London.His blog can be found at http://blog.nigelpoulton.com/ andwww.technicaldeepdive.com. You can also follow him on Twitter@nigelpoulton.

Table of Contents

Foreword xxi

Introduction xxiii

Chapter 1 Storage Primer 1

Chapter 2 Storage Devices 9

Chapter 3 Storage Arrays 53

Chapter 4 RAID: Keeping Your Data Safe 129

Chapter 5 Fibre Channel SAN 167

Chapter 6 iSCSI SAN 225

Chapter 7 Files, NAS, and Objects 255

Chapter 8 Replication Technologies 289

Chapter 9 Storage Virtualization 329

Chapter 10 Capacity Optimization Technologies 353

Chapter 11 Backup and Recovery 387

Chapter 12 Storage Management 421

Chapter 13 The Wider Data Center Neighborhood 459

Chapter 14 Converged Networking 483

Chapter 15 Cloud Storage 501

Appendix A The CompTIA Storage+ Exam 527

Appendix B About the Additional Study Tools 545

Index 549

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