Unix Storage Management

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Apress, Oct 16, 2002 - Computers - 336 pages
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¿Unix Storage Management¿ is a comprehensive guide to storage architectures and management and offers an array of crucial information to storage administrators interested in making the most of their corporate Unix system. Ray A. Kampa and Lydia V. Bell expound upon a wide range of topics, including general storage principles, storage project management, storage architectures, storage management software, network-connected storage solutions, backup/restoration strategies, performance analysis/management, and more. Doubling as a reference for the storage manager of today's rapidly changing storage marketplace, ¿Unix Storage Management¿ offers listings of key acronyms and vendor and organization Web sites, in addition to a wealth of technical details and a primer on TCP/IP networks. Throughout, Kampa and Bell pepper their discussion with a historical perspective of the data storage industry. This book is an invaluable tool for both seasoned and novice storage managers who want to analyze present storage installations and plan for future upgrades. Ray A. Kampa is a Unix systems consultant with over 22 years of experience. Ray has worked in massive storage environments such as those for legacy MCI, the current WorldCom, and FedEx. Ray worked for StorageTek in the mid-1980s and will never forget witnessing the trial run of the robotics that would one day become the basis for the StorageTek automated tape silo. Lydia V. Bell was a programmer and quality engineer before she switched to network consulting and training 7 years ago. Lydia currently teaches network and Cisco/Microsoft certification preparation with the University of Phoenix. Lydia helped to build networks for the State of Colorado, the City of Castle Rock, and several other smaller networks.

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Contents

Storage Strategies l
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What Constitutes a Storage Strategy?
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Storage Manager Roles
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strongLydia V. Bell/strong currently teaches network, Cisco, and Microsoft certification programs at the University of Phoenix. Before switching to network consulting and training 7 years ago, she worked as a programmer and quality engineer. Lydia has helped build networks for a variety of clients, most notably the State of Colorado and the City of Castle Rock.

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