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Windows Server 2012 R2 Inside Out: Configuration, Storage, & Essentials by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 12. Storage management essentials

Essential storage technologies

Installing and configuring file services

Data is stored throughout the enterprise on a variety of systems and storage devices, the most common of which are hard disk drives but also can include storage-management devices and removable media devices. Managing and maintaining the myriad systems and storage devices are the responsibilities of administrators. If a storage device fails, runs out of space, or encounters other problems, serious negative consequences can result. Servers could crash, applications could stop working, and users could lose data, all of which affects the productivity of users and the organization’s bottom line. You can help prevent such problems and losses ...

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