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Data Center for Beginners: A beginner's guide towards understanding Data Center Design (Data Center Design Guide)

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Ready to learn about Data Centers? Before you embark on your epic journey and spend thousands of dollars on a certification program, there are some high-level principles you need to grasp first.

Data Centers are the drivers of the digital economy. Understanding how data centers are designed, how they work, and how they interact with the services we use is key to building a great career in a digital world. This book will provide the reader with a firm foundation for understanding Data Center design.

Who this book is for

This book is written in clear simple English to provide absolute beginners with the basic background knowledge of data centers, including how they are designed and the purpose for which they exist. It provides a general overview in clear and concise language and will be a valuable companion as you take your career to the next level.

If you are a member of a team that manages IT infrastructure, a student preparing for the corporate world, a data center design intern, a developer curious about how codes are executed and where data is stored, a new hire on the data center operations team, an investor wishing to do due diligence, an experienced professional wishing to take a refresher course, a person looking for a new career path, a novice just wondering what Data Centers are all about, or someone simply looking for more information, then this book is for you.

What you will learn

This book is the first in the "Designing Datacenters" series. In this book, you will learn about the following:

SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION

  • A birds eye view of what a data center is.

SECTION 2: CONSIDERATIONS

  • Types of data centers
  • Building considerations
  • Site selection considerations

SECTION 3: COMPONENTS IN THE DATA CENTER

  • Data Center Spaces
  • IT Equipment
  • Facility Equipment

SECTION 4: POWER

  • Capacity Components - Utility Supply, Generators, UPS, etc
  • Path Elements - Transfer Switches, Switchgears, Distribution Units, etc

SECTION 4: COOLING

  • Refrigeration Cycle
  • Cooling Distribution - Room Cooling, Row Cooling, Rack Cooling
  • Humidity

SECTION 5: ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • IT Efficiency
  • Cooling Efficiency
  • Power Efficiency

SECTION 6: DATA CENTER STANDARDS

  • Standard bodies - Uptime Institute, TIA, BICSI, ASHRAE, etc

Other books in this series are:

Data Center Design Guide - Book 1: Power: Specifying the requirements, power generation, power distribution, power efficiency, and fault tolerance for data centers (https: //www.amazon.com/dp/B08NWBF7SG)

Data Center Design Guide - Book 2: Cooling: Specifying the requirements, cooling generation, cooling distribution, cooling efficiency, and fault tolerance for data centers (https: //www.amazon.com/dp/B08W54NDLS)

We suggest that you read the books in this sequence. Dont forget to leave a rating!

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About the Author

B.A. Ayomaya is a seasoned industry veteran and technology leader with a specific focus on the data center and digital systems. He has designed, architected, and implemented several data center and infrastructure initiatives in a career that has spanned almost two decades.

B.A. has had extensive experience managing technology teams, strategically developing and deploying systems and roadmaps that actualize business objectives.

Product Details

Author: B.A. Ayomaya

Language: English

Edition:

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Independently published

Release Date: 2020-03-31

Pages: 60

ISBN: 1520527071

ISBN13: 9781520527079