Information Storage and Management: Storing, Managing, and Protecting Digital Information in Classic, Virtualized, and Cloud Environments (2nd Revised

Information Storage and Management: Storing, Managing, and Protecting Digital Information in Classic, Virtualized, and Cloud Environments (2nd Revised

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The new edition of a bestseller, now revised and update throughout! This new edition of the unparalleled bestseller serves as a full training course all in one and as the world's largest data storage company, EMC is the ideal author for such a critical resource. They cover the components of a storage system and the different storage system models while also offering essential new material that explores the advances in existing technologies and the emergence of the "Cloud" as well as updates and vital information on new technologies. * Features a separate section on emerging area of cloud computing * Covers new technologies such as: data de-duplication, unified storage, continuous data protection technology, virtual provisioning, FCoE, flash drives, storage tiering, big data, and more * Details storage models such as Network Attached Storage (NAS), Storage Area Network (SAN), Object Based Storage along with virtualization at various infrastructure components * Explores Business Continuity and Security in physical and virtualized environment * Includes an enhanced Appendix for additional information This authoritative guide is essential for getting up to speed on the newest advances in information storage and management.

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EMC Proven Professional is a leading education and certification program in the IT industry, providing comprehensive coverage of information storage technologies, virtualization, cloud computing, data science/big data analytics, and more.

Contents

Foreword xxvii Introduction xxix Section I Storage System 1 Chapter 1 Introduction to Information Storage 3 1.1 Information Storage 4 1.2 Evolution of Storage Architecture 9 1.3 Data Center Infrastructure 11 1.4 Virtualization and Cloud Computing 14 Chapter 2 Data Center Environment 17 2.1 Application 18 2.2 Database Management System (DBMS) 18 2.3 Host (Compute) 19 2.4 Connectivity 27 2.5 Storage 29 2.6 Disk Drive Components 31 2.7 Disk Drive Performance 36 2.8 Host Access to Data 40 2.9 Direct-Attached Storage 41 2.10 Storage Design Based on Application Requirements and Disk Performance 43 2.11 Disk Native Command Queuing 45 2.12 Introduction to Flash Drives 46 2.13 Concept in Practice: VMware ESXi 48 Chapter 3 Data Protection: RAID 51 3.1 RAID Implementation Methods 52 3.2 RAID Array Components 53 3.3 RAID Techniques 53 3.4 RAID Levels 57 3.5 RAID Impact on Disk Performance 64 3.6 RAID Comparison 66 3.7 Hot Spares 68 Chapter 4 Intelligent Storage Systems 71 4.1 Components of an Intelligent Storage System 72 4.2 Storage Provisioning 79 4.3 Types of Intelligent Storage Systems 85 4.4 Concepts in Practice: EMC Symmetrix and VNX 87 Section II Storage Networking Technologies 93 Chapter 5 Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks 95 5.1 Fibre Channel: Overview 96 5.2 The SAN and Its Evolution 97 5.3 Components of FC SAN 98 5.4 FC Connectivity 102 5.5 Switched Fabric Ports 106 5.6 Fibre Channel Architecture 106 5.7 Fabric Services 113 5.8 Switched Fabric Login Types 114 5.9 Zoning 115 5.10 FC SAN Topologies 118 5.11 Virtualization in SAN 122 5.12 Concepts in Practice: EMC Connectrix and EMC VPLEX 125 Chapter 6 IP SAN and FCoE 131 6.2 FCIP 142 6.3 FCoE 145 Chapter 7 Network-Attached Storage 157 7.1 General-Purpose Servers versus NAS Devices 158 7.2 Benefi ts of NAS 159 7.3 File Systems and Network File Sharing 160 7.4 Components of NAS 162 7.5 NAS I/O Operation 163 7.6 NAS Implementations 163 7.7 NAS File-Sharing Protocols 168 7.8 Factors Affecting NAS Performance 171 7.9 File-Level Virtualization 174 7.10 Concepts in Practice: EMC Isilon and EMC VNX Gateway 175 Chapter 8 Object-Based and Unified Storage 179 8.1 Object-Based Storage Devices 180 8.2 Content-Addressed Storage 187 8.3 CAS Use Cases 188 8.4 Unifi ed Storage 190 8.5 Concepts in Practice: EMC Atmos, EMC VNX, and EMC Centera 192 Section III Backup, Archive, and Replication 199 Chapter 9 Introduction to Business Continuity 201 9.1 Information Availability 202 9.2 BC Terminology 205 9.3 BC Planning Life Cycle 207 9.4 Failure Analysis 210 9.5 Business Impact Analysis 213 9.6 BC Technology Solutions 213 9.7 Concept in Practice: EMC PowerPath 214 Chapter 10 Backup and Archive 225 10.1 Backup Purpose 226 10.2 Backup Considerations 227 10.3 Backup Granularity 228 10.4 Recovery Considerations 231 10.5 Backup Methods 231 10.6 Backup Architecture 233 10.7 Backup and Restore Operations 234 10.8 Backup Topologies 236 10.9 Backup in NAS Environments 239 10.10 Backup Targets 242 10.11 Data Deduplication for Backup 249 10.12 Backup in Virtualized Environments 252 10.13 Data Archive 254 10.14 Archiving Solution Architecture 255 10.15 Concepts in Practice: EMC NetWorker, EMC Avamar, and EMC Data Domain 257 Chapter 11 Local Replication 263 11.1 Replication Terminology 264 11.2 Uses of Local Replicas 264 11.3 Replica Consistency 265 11.4 Local Replication Technologies 269 11.5 Tracking Changes to Source and Replica 281 11.6 Restore and Restart Considerations 282 11.7 Creating Multiple Replicas 283 11.8 Local Replication in a Virtualized Environment 284 11.9 Concepts in Practice: EMC TimeFinder, EMC SnapView, and EMC RecoverPoint 285 Chapter 12 Remote Replication 289 12.1 Modes of Remote Replication 289 12.2 Remote Replication Technologies 292 12.3 Three-Site Replication 300 12.4 Data Migration Solutions 304 12.5 Remote Replication and Migration in a Virtualized Environment 306 12.6 Concepts in Practice: EMC SRDF, EMC MirrorView, and EMC RecoverPoint 307 Section IV Cloud Computing 311 Chapter 13 Cloud Computing 313 13.1 Cloud Enabling Technologies 314 13.2 Characteristics of Cloud Computing 314 13.3 Benefi ts of Cloud Computing 316 13.4 Cloud Service Models 316 13.5 Cloud Deployment Models 318 13.6 Cloud Computing Infrastructure 322 13.7 Cloud Challenges 326 13.8 Cloud Adoption Considerations 327 13.9 Concepts in Practice: Vblock 329 Section V Securing and Managing Storage Infrastructure 331 Chapter 14 Securing the Storage Infrastructure 333 14.1 Information Security Framework 334 14.2 Risk Triad 334 14.3 Storage Security Domains 338 14.4 Security Implementations in Storage Networking 346 14.5 Securing Storage Infrastructure in Virtualized and Cloud Environments 358 14.6 Concepts in Practice: RSA and VMware Security Products 361 Chapter 15 Managing the Storage Infrastructure 365 15.1 Monitoring the Storage Infrastructure 366 15.2 Storage Infrastructure Management Activities 376 15.3 Storage Infrastructure Management Challenges 384 15.4 Developing an Ideal Solution 384 15.5 Information Lifecycle Management 386 15.6 Storage Tiering 388 15.7 Concepts in Practice: EMC Infrastructure Management Tools 391 Appendix A Application I/O Characteristics 395 Appendix B Parallel SCSI 399 Appendix C SAN Design Exercises 405 Appendix D Information Availability Exercises 409 Appendix E Network Technologies for Remote Replication 411 Appendix F Acronyms and Abbreviations 413 Glossary 427 Index 465

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/05/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781118094839
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9781118094839
  • weight: 1040
  • ISBN10: 1118094832
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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