Chapter 11

System Management

The function of a strong position is to make the forces holding it practically unassailable.

On War, Carl Von Clausewitz

Learning Objectives

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Summarize the main threats to server security.

  • Distinguish between a type 1 hypervisor, a type 2 hypervisor, and containers.

  • Distinguish between network attached storage and storage area networks.

  • Summarize security considerations for network storage systems.

  • Understand the use of service level agreements.

  • Summarize the key concepts of performance and capacity management.

  • Provide an overview of a backup policy.

  • Understand the concepts involved in change management.

  • Present an overview of system management best practices. ...

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