Inside Windows Storage: Server Storage Technologies for by Dilip C. Naik

By Dilip C. Naik

The home windows and firm garage markets are converging. Migrating upwards from low-end servers, home windows is changing into a real platform for operating mission-critical functions. The company garage industry is relocating from high-end servers to additionally comprise medium variety servers. due to a slew of company garage similar gains, Microsoft home windows garage applied sciences are quickly gaining frequent reputation. method directors, programmers, and technical managers have to discover ways to get pleasure from and to faucet the total power of home windows firm storage.Inside home windows garage is the 1st e-book to supply a entire examine new and rising Microsoft garage applied sciences. The textual content starts with an summary of the company garage and home windows Server structure, together with the home windows NT I/O subsystem. With that starting place in position, readers discover the bits and bobs of present home windows choices, upcoming home windows server releases, and third-party items.

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The RDBSS code that is common to all mini-redirectors is implemented independently by each redirector vendor. 3. 1 and the WebDAV extensions for reading and writing Web documents. It provides an ability that allows drive letters to be mapped to a server, no matter whether the server is an HTTP server or a CIFS server. Corporate firewalls are often set up to allow HTTP access, but they may not be set up to allow CIFS protocol requests and responses to pass through. Thus the WebDAV mini-redirector provides support for accessing HTTP servers through firewalls where the CIFS mini-redirector may fail.

ATA-2 was defined as an ANSI standard in 1996. ATA-2 specified the use of faster PIO modes and allowed for the use of direct memory access (DMA). ATA-2 also allowed for Plug and Play possibilities by defining an "identify drive" command that returns details of the drive geometry. • ATA-3 was defined in 1997 and can be considered to be a minor upgrade to ATA-2 that improved reliability for faster transfer modes. The biggest feature of ATA-3 was defining SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology), a standard for monitoring the health of disk drives.

6 describe the various components, starting from the bottom of the figure (and the I/O stack). 2. Windows NT Network Stack The networking card is typically operated and controlled by an NDIS (Network Driver Interface Specification) compliant driver. NDIS is architecture for decoupling network card drivers from higher-level network protocol stacks. The next layer up is the TCP/IP stack. The term TCP/IP (which stands for "Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol") is used loosely to refer to all the various components that play a role in networking and data communications, such as IP, DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), or TCP.

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