Data centers contain a wide variety of electronic equipment that is very sensitive to its operating environment. One of the major risks to this equipment comes in the form of environmental threats if not operated in an appropriately controlled facility. In this video, learn how data center environmental controls seek to maintain a stable environment friendly to electronic equipment.
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- [Narrator] Data centers contain a wide variety…of electronic equipment that is very sensitive…to its operating environment.…One of the major risks to this equipment…comes in the form of environmental threats…if the equipment is not operated…in an appropriately controlled facility.…Data center environment controls seek to maintain…a stable environment that's friendly…to electronic equipment.…The first environmental characteristic…that data center engineers worry about…is the air temperature.…
Electronic equipment generates a significant amount of heat…and if a data center does not have…appropriate cooling equipment,…the facility can become extremely hot.…Excessive heat can dramatically reduce the expected life…of servers and other electronic equipment…so data center facility managers invest heavily…in maintaining a temperature friendly to that equipment.…This investment requires massive cooling systems,…such as the one shown here on a data center roof.…
Conventional wisdom about data center temperatures…has changed over time.…
Members who take all eight courses in the series will be prepared to take and pass the CISSP exam. Find the companion study books at the Sybex test prep site and review the complete CISSP Body of Knowledge at https://www.isc2.org/cissp-domains/default.aspx.
- Understanding security and evaluation models
- Cloud computing and virtualization
- Securing hardware
- Client and server vulnerabilities
- Web security vulnerabilities
- Securing mobile and smart devices
- Understanding encryption
- Key management and public key infrastructure
- Physical security
Skill Level Advanced
Essentials of Cryptography and Network Securitywith Lisa Bock1h 45m Intermediate
CISSP Cert Prep: 2 Asset Securitywith Mike Chapple58m 11s Advanced
1. Security Engineering
2. Cloud Computing and Virtualization
3. Hardware Security
4. Client and Server Vulnerabilities
5. Web Security
6. Mobile Security
7. Smart Device Security
9. Symmetric Cryptography
10. Asymmetric Cryptography
11. Key Management
12. Public Key Infrastructure
13. Cryptanalytic Attacks
14. Physical Security
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