# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Computer Network Software Operations Task 1533426766

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the uses of current and emerging server and storage hardware.

Definition

Explanation of server (e.g., Blade, Symmetric Multiprocessing [SMP]) and storage (e.g., redundant array of independent disks [RAID], Serial Advanced Technology Attachment [ATA], Small Computer Systems Interface [SCSI], network attached storage [NAS], Fibre Channel) hardware should include

  • the characteristics of each piece/type of hardware
  • the role of each piece/type of hardware
  • a cost/benefit analysis of each piece/type of hardware.

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

12.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

Other Related Standards

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

Computer Applications

 

Desktop Publishing

 

Network Design

 

Networking Concepts

 

Word Processing

 

Microsoft Imagine Academy Resources

[3.019] Configuring Disks and Device Drivers—E-Learning Module 1

[4.070] Windows 7: Using Disks and Devices—Lesson 4

[5.224] Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Higher Education: Lesson 2—Project 1

NBEA Achievement Standards for Information Technology

Describe server functions, including specialized servers (e.g., Web, DHCP, DNS, mail, proxy servers), and identify hardware and software requirements, such as RAID.

 

Explore industry standards for cross-platform interface development (e.g., XML, ASP, PHP).

 

Install and configure network components to implement a functional network.

 

Install specialized servers (e.g., Web, DHCP, DNS, mail, proxy servers).

 

Select operating systems and utilities appropriate for specific hardware, software, and tasks.