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

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Introduction

In this chapter, the discussion moves outside the server box, and starts looking at some of the other important things about maintaining a production server: the environment in which the server is placed. Often overlooked, the operating environment is a critical factor frequently left out of the planning when a server is deployed. The environmental factors discussed in this chapter include temperature, humidity, static discharge, power, fire, flood, and finally, the state of the server itself and ways to measure it. This chapter also discusses the physical security considerations you need to take into account as you architect your computing environment.

While reading about each of the components of the computing environment, you ...

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