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Solaris 10 System Administration Exam Prep: Exam CX-310-202, Part II by Bill Calkins

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3. Managing Storage Volumes

Objectives

The following test objectives for Exam CX-310-202 are covered in this chapter:

Analyze and explain RAID (0, 1, 5) and SVM concepts (logical volumes, soft partitions, state databases, hot spares, and hot spare pools).

A thorough understanding of the most popular RAID levels is essential to any system administrator managing disk storage. This chapter covers all the basic Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) concepts that the system administrator needs to know for the exam.

Create the state database, build a mirror, and unmirror the root file system.

The system administrator needs to be able to manipulate the state database replicas and create logical volumes, such as mirrors (RAID 1). This chapter details the ...

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