Chapter 18. Storage Concepts

This chapter covers the following topics:

This chapter covers the following exam objective:

  • Objective 1.4: Given a scenario, manage storage in a Linux environment.

As an administrator, you need to be able to configure and manage storage devices. In order to be able to perform these tasks, it is important to understand storage concepts, such as partitions, filesystem hierarchy, device mapper, and filesystem types. This chapter will explore these concepts, and in Chapter 19, “Storage Configuration,” you will learn how to perform storage device management tasks.

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