Data Center Operations -- A Guide to Effective Planning, Processing, and Performance. Howard Schaeffer.

Data Center Operations -- A Guide to Effective Planning, Processing, and Performance.

Prentice-Hall NJ, 1981 first edition; 474 pgs, Photographs, Appendices, Bibliography, Index.

Condition: Near Very Good blue & white hardcover, 9x12 size; with shelfwear along board edges; first 50 pages intermittent but persistent pink, yellow, hiliter; the rest of the book over 400 pages is clean & unmarked. Double-column text. Photographs of tape disc packs etc.

Keywords: data centers 1980s, computers in business, computer management, computer security in the 1980s

Price: $9.00

Item Description

Overview of Data Center Operations; Data Center Planning -- Organization Structure, & Management Systems, Personnel Recruitment, Advancement, & Appraisal, Budgeting, Chargeout, & Financial Analysis, Site Selection & Preparation, and Data Center Relocation, Hardware & Software Acquisition;

Data Center Processing -- Data Center Standards & Proceedures, Data Center Workflow, Job Scheduling & Resource Allocation, Data Communications; Data Center Performance -- Computer Performance Evaluation, Data Center Performance Evaluation;

Appendices -- Personnel Need Fulfillment, Suggested Organization of a Chart of Accounts, Risk Control Checklist, Care of Magnetic Media & Equipment, Tape Replacement Worksheet, Request for Proposal (RFP), Computer Contract Checklist, GSA Contract Components, Summary of Software Packages, Software Evaluation Checklist, Datacom Security & Reliability Checklist, Checklist for Data Center Evaluation

Over 50 illustrations, checklists & sample forms & reports for a data center operation, 12 appendices with reference material helpful on subjects from personnel problem resolution & financial accounting to contract negotiating & data center security.