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Server+ Certification Training Guide by Server+ Certified Technician Elton Jernigan

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Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you learned about the technologies used to create network servers. The differences between the two major types of networks—peer to peer and server centric—were identified. The major categories of network server, based on size, were described. The major network server roles were described in detail.

The major components of a network server were then discussed to give the server hardware specialist and the network engineer the insight necessary to select components for the network server. The goal is to select the proper network server components so that it can adequately fulfill its role in the network. Those components fit into major categories such as processors, memory, the network subsystem, and the disk subsystem. ...

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