Exam 98-365: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals/Understanding Storage

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This lesson covers Understanding Storage. It looks at storage technologies, RAID, and disk types.

Activity 1 - Identify Storage Technologies[edit]

This objective may include but is not limited to: advantages and disadvantages of different storage types; local (SATA, SCSI, IDE); NAS; SAN; fibre channel; iSCSI; NFS; FC HBA and FC switches; iSCSI hardware.

  1. Read Wikipedia: Computer data storage.
  2. Read Wikipedia: Serial attached SCSI.
  3. Read Wikipedia: Network-attached storage.
  4. Read Wikipedia: Storage Area Network.
  5. Read Wikipedia: iSCSI.

Activity 2 - Understand RAID[edit]

This objective may include but is not limited to: RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10 and combinations; hardware and software RAID.

  1. Read RAID.

Activity 3 - Understand Disk Types[edit]

This objective may include but is not limited to: ATA; basic disk; dynamic disk; mount points; file systems; mounting a virtual hard disk; distributed file systems; optical disks.

  1. Read File Systems.
  2. Read What are Basic and Dynamic Disks?.
  3. Read How Dynamic Disks and Volumes Work.

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