Types of Printers And Their Interfaces

Before you start Objectives: learn how do dot matrix, ink jet, solid ink, dye sublimation and laser printers work, and which type of interface can they use. Prerequisites: no prerequisites Key terms: ink, paper, print, dot, matrix, jet, head, solid, laser, pins, dye, quality, ribbon, usb, parallel Dot Matrix Printer A dot matrix printer is an impact printer … Read moreTypes of Printers And Their Interfaces

Introduction to Network Attached Storage (NAS)

Before you start Objectives: Learn what is NAS, when it is used, and how it is configured. Prerequisites: you should know what is SAN. Key terms: NAS, description, network storage, server  What is NAS If we are implementing a file server on our computer network, and we need to implement huge amounts of storage space for our users … Read moreIntroduction to Network Attached Storage (NAS)

Introduction to Storage Area Network (SAN)

Before you start Objectives: Learn what is SAN, typical terms used with SAN, and what is clustering. Prerequisites: you should know what is Fiber Channel. Key terms: SAN, Initiator, Target, storage device, Fiber Channel, Clustering  What is SAN SAN is very different from classic PATA or SATA storage devices.  Instead of installing the hard disk drive inside of … Read moreIntroduction to Storage Area Network (SAN)

Important RAID Arrays Explained

Before you start Objectives: Learn what is RAID and how most important RAID levels work. Prerequisites: no prerequisites Key terms: disk, data, hard, striping, parity, controller, mirroring, parity, jbod RAID Implementation Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) is a disk subsystem that combines multiple physical disks into a single logical storage unit. Depending on the configuration, a RAID … Read moreImportant RAID Arrays Explained

Blu-ray Disc (BD)

Before you start Objectives: learn what is Blu-ray and different types of Blu-ray disks. Prerequisites: no prerequisites. Key terms: laser, dvd, drive, layer, read, blue, information, red, single, difference, double, format Blu-ray Design Blu-ray drive uses a similar technology as CDs and DVDs, however there is difference and that is the color of the laser used to read … Read moreBlu-ray Disc (BD)

DVD Versions and Variations

Before you start Objectives: Learn what is DVD, existing versions of DVD, and which technologies are used to create DVDs. Prerequisites: no prerequisites. Key terms: disk, data, dvd-r, cd, dvd-rw, video, speed, drive, lase, single, hold, rw, digital, layer, read DVD Design Compared to CD, DVD is a newer generation of optical disk storage technology. DVD is an … Read moreDVD Versions and Variations