Storage Management Survival School, Quiz Three

How much did you learn from lessons 6-7 of Storage Management Survival School? Take our quiz and find out.

After listening to lessons six and seven of Storage Management Survival School, go ahead and see how much you learned by taking our short quiz.

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Question #1

Which is NOT a trend pushing service architectures?

a. ILM
b. Utility computing
c. Service oriented architectures
d. Data protection

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Question #2

What is the first step in starting a services architechture?

a. Knowing your budget
b. Talking to management
c. Evaluate which practices can be "serviced'ized"
d. Having lunch with the right vendors

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Question #3

What factors should you consider when determing quality-of-service?

a. Performance
b. Mode of management
c. Business value
d. All of the above

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Question #4

What's the fourth step of running a service enviornment?

a. Monitoring
b. Provisioning
c. Chargeback
d. Zoning

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Question #5

What are some of the risks in forming a storage management group?

a. Lack of technology coverage
b. Lack of focus
c. Failure to align technology with business
d. All of the above
e. A and C only

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Question #6

How many admins should manage a terabyte?

a. There is no set rule
b. 1:1
c. 10:1
d. 100:1

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Question #7

which is a problem in determining TB/admin ratio?

a. Data centers are to vast
b. Ignores skill sets
c. Growth is out of control
d. Ignores complexity of the environment
e. All of the above
f. B & D only

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Question #8

According to Stephen Foskett, how many staff members are necessary for a bare bones storage management group?

a. 1
b. 3
c. 4
d. 18

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Question #9

TWhat are some best practices to making the group work?

a. Focus on end user experience
b. Document critical processes
c. Share metrics to demonstrate success
d. A & C
e. All of the above

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Question #10

What is the best way to build your group?

a. Interal storage people
b. Grab external resources, if necessary
c. Develop SLAs
d. All of the aboveanagement
e. None of the above

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