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Data Center LAN design guide by Juniper Networks, Inc.

Recently, I’ve found a very short, but comprehensive design guide on data center LAN published by Juniper Networks, Inc. in 2011. It’s titled: "Data Center LAN Connectivity Design Guide. Design Considerations for the High-performance Enterprise Data Center LAN".

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SCADA tutorial – fundamentals presented by DPS Telecom

When it comes to monitoring and control in data center, we approach the domain of SCADA - Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition systems. This is also the field in which automation and control engineering meets IT technologies, which results in a new challenges related to systems integration. Therefore, it’s good to understand the basics of SCADA if we’re data center professionals.

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DCIM explained by Andy Lawrence

Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) solutions are a very hot subject in the industry today. We've covered some DCIM systems here, here, here and here on Turing's Man blog previously, but if you still believe you can efficiently manage your data center without DCIM solution in 2012 then…

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Introduction to SAN by Dot Hill

Are you interested in SAN (Storage Area Network) technologies? Unless you're a professional storage administrator, an exclusive "Storage Area Networking (SAN) Tutorial", as well as "SAN Quick Reference Guide" by Dot Hill can be the easiest way to understand the basics.

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Data Center Handbook by R&M

Thanks to some participants on LinkedIn discussion group related to data center, I've found a very comprehensive handbook on data center design. It's called "R&M Data Center. Handbook" and we can get our own copy from R&M website, here. This document is dated 08/2011, so it's quite fresh.

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