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Complete Guide to Servers and Server+, 1st Edition

  • Michael Graves
  • ISBN-10: 1418020230  |  ISBN-13: 9781418020231
  • 608 Pages
  • © 2007 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $150.00
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The Complete Guide to Servers and Server+ is more than just an exam guide to the CompTIA Server+ Exam. It's also a blueprint for a career in server management. With its easy-to-read style, The Complete Guide to Servers and Server+ serves as a good training manual and will serve as a valuable reference after obtaining your certification. This book takes the approach that a good server manager should know the ins and outs of building a server from scratch. With this emphasis throughout the book, The Complete Guide to Servers and Server+ is an essential part of any network manager's library.

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Features and Benefits

  • Comprehensive coverage of CompTIA's Server+ objectives prepare students for the Server+ Exam
  • Exam Notes point out specific facts specifically targeted by the Server+ Exam
  • Upbeat, conversational tone engages readers, enabling them to easily grasp and retain information
  • Serves as an ideal text for those teaching the 5-day "boot camp" style certification course

Table of Contents

1. Just What IS a Server, Anyway?
2. Filling the Bill
3. On Building Your Own Server
4. A Look at Network Operating Systems
5. Selecting the Right Motherboard
6. Selecting CPUs
7. Memory Requirements for Servers
8. Managing Server I/O
9. Understanding Hard Disk Drives
10. The Many Faces of SCSI
11. Hardware Fault Tolerance
12. Data Backup and Recovery
13. Installation and Upgrading
14. Creating and Using a Server Baseline
15. Documentation and Scheduled Maintenance
16. Basic Troubleshooting Procedures


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Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 1418020249 | ISBN-13: 9781418020248)

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Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 1418020249 | ISBN-13: 9781418020248)

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Michael Graves

Michael Graves is a certified hardware technician, network engineer and technical writer. He has taught computer hardware courses at Champlain College and The Essex Technical Center in Vermont. In addition, Michael Graves is certified in A+, Network +, Server+, INET+ and has been certified by Dell and Compaq to work on their different lines of servers.