In this chapter
Working with hard drives
Understanding hard drive partitions
Using RAID to protect data
Backing up network and server data
Working with different types of backup strategies
Protecting devices with an uninterruptible power supply
In previous chapters, we’ve taken a look at networking hardware and cabling as well as the hardware and software used for network servers and clients. We’ve also looked at issues related to serving up a Web site. An important aspect of managing a network, and something that we definitely need to discuss, is how you protect the important data on the network.
Now, I’m not talking about network security issues here, such as strategies for keeping intruders from hacking into your ...