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Server Management

1st Edition

Edited by Gilbert Held

Auerbach Publications

720 pages

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This single-volume desktop reference provides comprehensive information on all server issues - featuring contributions from experts in the field. Engineers for system vendors, systems integrators, major resellers, end-users, and representatives from Hewlett-Packard, Novell, IBM, Compaq, Microsoft, and NEC share their ideas and experience on such topics as client/server distributed processing; the advent of more powerful, sophisticated servers; server dependability; server performance; and more.

Table of Contents

Introduction

THE ROLES OF THE SERVER

The Client Server Architecture, M. David Hanson

The Server at the Heart of Your Business, Ron Rosen

What Does a Server Do? A General Overview, Kristin Marks

The Case for Mainframe Servers in the Enterprise, Brian Jeffery

SERVER FUNCTIONALITY

Server Issues and Trends, 2000, Howard Marks

Specifying Servers Based on Needs and Growth, Howard Marks

Consolidated Server Overview, John Lillywhite

Server Installation Considerations, Howard Marks

The Business of Managing Distributed Systems, Richard Ross

Including End Users in the Planning of Integrated Systems Development, Jack T. Marchewka

Business Continuity in the Distributed Environment, Steven P. Craig

Developing Client Server RDBMS Applications Using JAVA Servlets and JDBC, Jonathan Held

HARDWARE

Server Memory Issues, M. David Hanson

CPUs, A. Padgett Peterson

Server Data Bus Structures, A. Padgett Peterson

The RAID Advantage, Tyson Heyn

Multiprocessing Servers, Bill Wong

Super Servers - One Step Beyond, A. Padgett Peterson

NETWORK OPERATING SYSTEMS

NetWare 3.X, Dennis Dillman

intraNetWare Overview, James E. Gaskin

Migrating to intraNetWare 4.X and Novell Directory Services, Eric Stral

Windows NT Architecture, Gilbert Held

Windows NT Workstation vs. Server 4.0, Stuart Miller

Evaluating Client/Server Operating Systems: Focus on Windows NT, Gilbert Held

A Look at Linux, Daniel Carrere

With Linux and Big Brother Watching Over Your Network, You Don't Have to Look Over Your Shoulder (or Your Budget), Daniel Carrere

Changing Server Operating Systems, Howard Marks

UNIX as an Application Server, Scott Koegler

APPLICATION SERVERS

Print Servers and Network Printing, Allen Waugerman

Fax Servers, Max Shroeder

Remote Access Concepts, Gerald L. Bahr

Communication Servers, Denise M. Jones

Internet Mail Server Overview, Lawrence E. Hughes

An Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server, Lee Benjamin

Virtual Server Overview, Judith M. Myerson

Text-to-Speech Server Overview, Judith M. Myerson

CD-ROM Servers, Robert Brainard

Choosing and Equipping an Internet Server, Nathan J. Muller

SERVER PERFORMANCE

Selecting a Web Server Connection Rate, Gilbert Held

Working with Images in Client/Server Environments, Gilbert Held

Working with NT's Performance Monitor, Gilbert Held

SECURITY

Server Security Policies, Jon David

Security and Resource Sharing in an NT Environment, Gilbert Held

Windows NT Access Security, Gilbert Held

Evaluating Anti-Virus Solutions Within Distributed Environments, Network Associates

SERVER ADD-ONS AND TROUBLESHOOTING METHODOLOGIES

Software Management: The Practical Solution to the Cost-of-Ownership Crisis, Paul Davis

Inventory - Cornerstone Technology for Managing the Network, Roy Rezac

Software Distribution, Steven Marks

Fault Tolerance Protection and RAID Technology for Networks: A Primer, Jeff Leventhal

Network Data and Storage Management Techniques, Laurence D. Rogers

Acquiring and Using a UPS System, Gilbert Held

Troubleshooting: Resolution Methodologies, Kristin Marks

Troubleshooting: The Server Environment, Kristin Marks

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM051230
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical