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Resilient Storage Networks: Chapter 2, Data Storage Fundamentals

Resilient Storage Networks Get a glimpse inside Greg Schulz's book "Resilient Storage Networks" with this excerpt from Chapter 2, "Data Storage Fundamentals." Click here for the chapter download or to purchase the book.

Chapter Summary: A resilient storage network is an environment where data is always available for the needs of the business. This book explains the components, as well as how to design and implement a resilient storage network for workgroup, departmental, and enterprise environments. Chapter 2 explains how data is organized and stored along with classification of data and storage access. Some of the items you will learn about in this chapter include:

  • Understanding how data is stored as the foundation for subsequent chapters.
  • Data has different value yet is being managed uniformly, adding to expense.
  • How to leverage various storage techniques to reduce storage management costs.

This chapter download from "Resilient Storage Networks" by Greg Schulz is printed with permission from Digital Press, a division of Elsevier, Copyright 2004.

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This was first published in March 2005

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