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Understanding Server Hardware

Course Summary

Learn how to identify your current servers and processors, evaluate different servers for performance, choose the most appropriate new server for your budget, and maintain server hardware; applicable to anyone who uses servers or is responsible for evaluating and choosing new servers

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    Course Syllabus

    - 18m 45s

    —Why Should You Understand Server Hardware? 2m 21s
    —Introduction 2m 44s
    —What is a Server? 2m 13s
    —Server Form Factors 2m 57s
    —Typical Server Form Factors 2m 12s
    —Major Server Components 2m 54s
    —How are Servers Different than Desktops? 1m 22s
    —Summary 1m 11s
    —Course Structure 0m 51s
    Hardware Identification
    - 39m 21s

    —Introduction 1m 29s
    —Gathering Information About Your Hardware 2m 20s
    —Hardware Identification Tools 1m 58s
    —Demo: Windows System Properies Dialog 0m 57s
    —Demo: msinfo32 2m 7s
    —Demo: CPU-Z 3m 56s
    —Server Management Tools 2m 2s
    —Understanding Dell Server Model Numbers 1m 17s
    —Understanding HP Server Model Numbers 1m 24s
    —Identifying Your Processor(s) 1m 33s
    —Decoding Intel E3-E7 Processor Numbers 1m 46s
    —Intel Xeon E3-E7 Processor Number Examples 1m 58s
    —Decoding Intel Legacy Processor Numbers 1m 35s
    —Intel Xeon Legacy Processor Number Examples 1m 29s
    —References for Intel Xeon Processor Information 0m 45s
    —Demo: Intel Ark Database 1m 48s
    —Decoding AMD Opteron Processor Numbers 1m 24s
    —AMD Opteron Processor Number Examples 1m 42s
    —Understanding Your Server's License Limits 2m 27s
    —Understanding Your Server's Physical Limits 2m 24s
    —Summary 2m 24s
    —What is Next? 0m 36s
    Hardware Evaluation
    - 46m 34s
    Hardware Selection
    - 43m 42s
    Hardware Maintenance
    - 16m 34s
    Servers in the Real World
    - 15m 40s

Course Fee:
USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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