Designing storage for Exchange 2007 SP1 [electronic resource] / Pierre Bijaoui, Juergen Hasslauer.

Author
Bijaoui, Pierre [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st edition
Published/​Created
Amsterdam ; Boston : Digital Press/Syngress/Elsevier, c2008.
Description
1 online resource (554 p.)

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This book describes storage configuration and measurement to enable Windows administrators to make the best use of storage devices in a Microsoft Exchange server environment and Windows Server 2003 (formerly called .NET). After describing basic storage performance concepts, Bijaoui, a leading expert in Exchange scalability, gives a pragmatic approach to storage configuration and tuning. He also covers leveraging of storage components, whether these are local disks or part of more complex networked storage infrastructures.·Gives the reader a clear and simple view of storage performance
Notes
Includes index.
Language note
English
Contents
  • Front Cover; Designing Storage for Exchange 2007 SP1; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Introduction to Exchange 2007 Storage; Where to Start?; Exchange 2007 Server Roles and Usage of Storage; Capacity Considerations; Performance Considerations; Challenges and Opportunities; Top 10 Topics for Exchange 2007 Storage; Chapter 2 Basic Concepts of I/O Systems; Start with Basics; Anatomy of a Storage Controller; Virtualization; Storage + Network = Storage Networks; In Summary; Chapter 3 Storage Technology; Leveraging Storage Technologies; Disk Technology
  • Direct-Attached StorageStorage Area Networks; Tape Systems; In Summary; Chapter 4 Windows Storage; Virtual Disk Service and Volume Shadow Copy Services; Storport; Multi Path I/O; Windows Server 2008 Storage Explorer; Basic versus Dynamic Disks; Partition Style: MBR versus GPT; Disk Alignment; New Technology File System; Online Volume Expansion and Shrinking; Chapter 5 Designing Your Exchange 2007 Server; Service Level Agreements/Service Level Objectives; Microsoft Exchange Solution Reviewed Program; User Profiles; CPU Sizing; Memory Sizing; Storage Considerations for Server Roles
  • Exchange Server Sizing ToolsDealing with SAN Administrators; SAN Boot Versus Local Boot; Blades Versus Conventional Rack Mount Servers; Virtualization; High Availability Options for Exchange 2007 Mailbox Server; Chapter 6 Exchange Server 2007 Failover Clustering; Introduction to Windows Failover Clustering; Exchange Server 2007 Clustered Mailbox Servers; Pros and Cons for Exchange Clusters; Chapter 7 Data Replication Solutions for Exchange; Host- and Storage-Based Data Replication Solutions; Exchange Server 2007 Continuous Replication; Local Continuous Replication
  • Cluster Continuous ReplicationStandby Continuous Replication; Network Bandwidth and Latency Requirements for CCR and SCR; Comparison of SCC/LCR/CCR/SCR; Chapter 8 Backup; Important Terms; Why Do You Run Backups?; What Data Do You Have to Back Up?; Tape Rotation and Offsite Vaulting; Introduction to Volume Shadow Copy Services; VSS and Continuous Replication; Data Protection Manager; Windows Server Backup in Windows Server 2008; Chapter 9 Recovery; Basic Recovery Rules; Disaster Recovery Tools; Brick Level Restore; Recovery Storage Group; Database Portability; Dial Tone Portability
  • Server RecoveryChapter 10 Storage Design Validation; The Risk of Running Tests in a Production Environment; Disk Exercisers; Microsoft Exchange Server JetStress; Microsoft Exchange Load Generator; Chapter 11 Performance Monitoring and Analysis; Description; Performance Monitor in Windows Server; What Should you Monitor in Your Microsoft Exchange Storage?; Storage Utilization; Reporting Performance Results; In Summary; Chapter 12 Best Practices and Sample Configurations; Key Attributes; Tools; DAS Design: The Microsoft IT Case
  • SAN: Large Enterprise with Consolidated Deployment (>50,000 Mailboxes)
ISBN
  • 1-281-79617-4
  • 9786611796174
  • 0-08-056003-2
OCLC
476217220
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