part Part One Server Storage I/O, Software-Defi ned and Data Infrastructures -- chapter 1 Server Storage I/O and Data Infrastructure Fundamentals -- chapter 2 Application and IT Environments -- part Part TwoServer I/O and NetworkingDeep Dive -- chapter 3 Bits, Bytes, Blobs, and Software-Defi ned Building Blocks -- chapter 4 Servers: Physical, Virtual, Cloud, and Containers -- chapter 5 Server I/O and Networking -- chapter 6 Servers and Storage-Defi ned Networking -- part Part Three Storage Deep Dive and Data Services -- chapter 7 Storage Mediums and Component Devices -- chapter 8 Data Infrastructure Services: Access and Performance -- chapter 9 Data Infrastructure Services: Availability, RAS, and RAID -- chapter 10 Data Infrastructure Services: Availability, Recovery-Point Objective, and Security -- chapter 11 Data Infrastructure Services: Capacity and Data Reduction -- chapter 12 Storage Systems and Solutions (Products and Cloud) -- part Part FourPutting Software-Defi ned DataInfrastructures Together -- chapter 13 Data Infrastructure and Software-Defi ned Management -- chapter 14 Data Infrastructure Deployment Considerations -- chapter 15 Software-Defi ned Data Infrastructure Futures, Wrap-up, and Summary.
Software-Defined Data Infrastructures Essentials provides fundamental coverage of physical, cloud, converged, and virtual server storage I/O networking technologies, trends, tools, techniques, and tradecraft skills. From webscale, software-defined, containers, database, key-value store, cloud, and enterprise to small or medium-size business, the book is filled with techniques, and tips to help develop or refine your server storage I/O hardware, software, and services skills. Whether you are new to data infrastructures or a seasoned pro, you will find this comprehensive reference indispensable for gaining as well as expanding experience with technologies, tools, techniques, and trends. We had a front row seat watching Greg present live in our education workshop seminar sessions for ITC professionals in the Netherlands material that is in this book. We recommend this amazing book to expand your converged and data infrastructure knowledge from beginners to industry veterans. Gert and Frank Brouwer, Brouwer Storage Consultancy. Software-Defined Data Infrastructures Essentials provides the foundational building blocks to improve your craft in serval areas including applications, clouds, legacy, and more. IT professionals, as well as sales professionals and support personnel, stand to gain a great deal by reading this book.Mark McSherry, Oracle Regional Sales Manager. Looking to expand your data infrastructure IQ? From CIOS to operations, sales to engineering, this book is a comprehensive reference, a must read for IT infrastructure professionals, beginners to seasoned experts.Tom Becchetti, Advisory Systems Engineer. Greg Schulz has provided a complete toolkit for storage management along with the background and framework for the storage or data infrastructure professional or those aspiring to become one.Greg Brunton, Experienced Storage and Data Management Professional.