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Book Excerpt: 'IT Systems Management' notes best IT infrastructure practices

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Rich Schiesser's book, IT Systems Management, is an all-encompassing bible for IT managers. The second edition, just released in 2010, is updated with theory and best practices for managing and maintaining a successful IT infrastructure environment. The book uses examples and background culled from Schiesser's experience in the IT industry to address key aspects of important issues and changing trends within the IT infrastructure industry.

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The chapter excerpt featured here is taken from Chapter 8, "Performance and Tuning," and applies the IT process of performance and tuning to each of the five major environments of a company's infrastructure, servers, disk storage, databases, networks, and desktop computers.

This excerpt is from the new 2nd Ed. of Rich Schiesser's book, IT Systems Management, published by Prentice Hall Professional, January 2010, ISBN 0137025068, Copyright 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. For a complete Table of Contents please visit:

This was first published in May 2010

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