Chapter 10. Management and Deployment

Throughout this book, we have looked specifically at technologies and product features designed to raise the protection or availability of key services and applications, including backup, clustering, file services, email, databases, collaboration, and virtualization. But sometimes, the key to running a better datacenter is not additional platforms or technologies, but managing what you have in a more proactive and holistic way.

This chapter on management (and the next on monitoring) will discuss the importance of maintaining what you have to a higher quality bar, as well as providing a view of your now highly available and better-protected systems. Specifically, we will look at management and deployment in ...

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