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

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Adding Memory

  • 3.4 Increase memory

    • Verify hardware and OS support for capacity increase

    • Verify memory is on hardware/vendor compatibility list

    • Verify memory compatibility (e.g., speed, brand, capacity, EDO, ECC/non-ECC, SDRAM/RDRAM)

    • Perform upgrade checklist

It has been said that there is no such thing as too much memory in a server. Although in many cases this is true, there are a few exceptions. One, you can only put as much memory in the network server as it was designed to contain. There is always a maximum amount of memory that can be supported by the processors and/or the control chipsets of the motherboard of the network server. The other exception is having more memory than the network server operating system can utilize. You must keep both ...

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