Designing Storage for Exchange 2007 SP1


  • Pierre Bijaoui, Solution Architect, HP Services, France
  • Juergen Hasslauer, Solution Architect, HP Consulting and Integration, Germany

This book will help you understand the new choices and possibilities available in designing your storage environment for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1. The move of Microsoft Exchange Server from a 32-bit application to the 64-bit world reduced the I/O footprint on the storage subsystem. This allows users to consider shared storage deployments or go the opposite way and focus on direct attached storage. Supporting large mailboxes is now possible, but how do you back up and recover the increased amount of data? Exchange Server 2007 Continuous Replication and new features in Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering provides interesting possibilities for geographically dispersed deployments. This book explains these new built-in features of Exchange Server 2007 and compares them with application independent data replication solutions provided by high-end storage subsystems. It is critical to understand these key technologies to make the right decision which storage solution best fits your business needs. The authors share their experience from large scale deployments and depict configurations used during their projects.
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Systems architects and administrators of Windows-based server computing


Book information

  • Published: August 2008
  • Imprint: DIGITAL PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-55558-308-8

Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsForewardChapter 1: Introduction to Exchange 2007 StorageChapter 2: Basic Concepts of I/O SystemsChapter 3: Storage TechnologiesCHapter 4: Windows StorageChapter 5: Designing Your Exchange 2007 ServerChapter 6: Exchange Server 2007 Failover ClusteringChapter 7: Data Replication Solutions for ExchangeChapter 8: BackupChapter 9: RecoveryChapter 10: Storage Design ValidationChapter 11: Performance Monitoring and AnalysisChapter 12: Best Practices and Sample Configurations