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Configuring Local Storage - Chapter Summary
This chapter on configuring local storage is designed to help you understand tools for planning server storage, different kinds of file systems and more. Along with each lesson, we've included a multiple-choice quiz that helps you track your progress as you move through the chapter. If you need help along the way, reach out to one of our experts through the dashboard with your questions. After completing this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Share the methods used for planning server storage for Windows server 2016
- Detail the file systems NTFS, HFS+ and FAT
- Discuss physical storage allocation in operating systems
- Outline the disk types and partitioning styles associated with Windows server 2016 disk settings
- Identify physical and virtual disk management in Windows server 2016
1. File Systems: FAT, NTFS, and HFS+
Computers use file systems to control how information is stored and retrieved. Each file system has its own structure and logic. Learn about the different types of file systems for different operating systems in this lesson.
2. Physical Storage Allocation in Operating Systems
What happens when you save a file on your computer? In this lesson, we will learn about the different ways the operating system (OS) allocates space to store files - contiguous, linked, and indexed.
3. Planning Server Storage for Windows Server 2016: Methods & Tools
Planning server storage is vital to ensure that applications continue to run and databases and files are accessible when needed. Windows Server 2016 offers options on preventing data loss. This lesson will look at the issues involved in planning the storage needs for a system.
4. Initializing & Configuring Disk Drives in Windows Server 2016: Components & Initialization
There are a number of tools and formats available for configuring drives in Windows Server 2016. This lesson will give an overview of the issues students will encounter when setting up drives in Server 2016.
5. Windows Server 2016 Disk Settings: Partitioning Styles, Disk Types & Divisions
Windows Server 2016 can manage disks via Windows Disk Management and the command line. This lesson will give an overview of disk management and also discuss GUID partitioning.
6. Physical & Virtual Disk Management in Windows Server 2016
In this lesson, you will learn what are VHD and VHDX, their purposes and how to operate physical disks in Windows Server 2016. Our walkthrough will guide you in the process of creating and managing storage spaces.
7. NTFS & ReFS File Systems in Windows Server 2016: Definition, Uses, Pros & Cons
When it comes to Windows Server 2016, what are the two most important file systems that exist? They are NTFS and ReFS. In this lesson, we will look into their pros and cons and examine which is best for the current need.
8. Fibre Channel & iSCSI Storage Applications in Windows Server 2016: Definition & Connections
In this lesson, you are going to learn about two applications used in Storage Area Network (SAN) technology: iSCSI and Fibre Channel. You will learn how they are used to connect storage devices via LAN or WAN.
9. Data Deduplication in Windows Server 2016: Definition, Implementation & Monitoring
In this lesson, we will learn about Data Deduplication in Windows Server 2016 and the steps needed to install and configure it. Additionally, we will discuss how to monitor Data Deduplication jobs and how to create and restore a backup.
10. PowerShell in Windows Server 2016: Overview & Functions
PowerShell is a useful tool for managing servers. It's a command-line tool with a powerful scripting language. This lesson will give an overview of PowerShell and its commands as used in Windows Server 2016.
11. Server Manager for Remote Management in Windows Server 2016
This lesson discusses how Server Manager can be used to control a Windows Server, and explains how to configure WinRM for remote operation, control older Windows Server systems via down-level server support, use multi-server management, and manage Server Core, Windows Firewall, and non-domain servers.
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Other chapters within the Computer Science 322: Windows Server Configuration course
- Windows Server 2016 Installation & Configuration
- File & Share Access in Windows Server 2016
- Installing & Configuring Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016
- Creating & Managing Active Directory Users & Computers in Windows Server 2016
- Active Directory Groups & Organizational Units in Windows Server 2016
- Configuring Network Services with IPv4 & IPv6 in Windows Server 2016
- DHCP & DNS Configuration & Deployment in Windows Server 2016
- Installing Windows Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2016
- Ensuring High Availability in Windows Server 2016 Installations
- Clustering in Windows Server 2016
- Windows Containers in Windows Server 2016
- Security Policies, Group Policies & User Account Control in Windows Server 2016
- Security Policies, Application Restrictions & Windows Firewall in Windows 2016
- Maintaining & Monitoring Windows Server 2016