Windows Server® 2012 R2 CTS 2328 Ch.3 Quiz

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JBOD
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What is the simplest and least expensive of external drive arrays?
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RAID 5
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What RAID level is a stripe set with distributed parity? This RAID level is implemented in Windows Server 2012 R2.
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Storage Spaces
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Windows Server 2012 R2 includes a new disk virtualization technology called ______, which enables a server to concatenate storage space from individual physical disks.
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ReFS
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What is the new file system available in Windows Server 2012 R2?
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Master Boot Record (MBR) only
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What was the partition style(s) prior Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista?
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uninitialized disk
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After you create a new VHD, it appears as a _________ in the Disk Management snap-in and in Server Manager.
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Storage pool
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After you install your physical disks, you can concatenate their space together, from which you can create virtual disks of any size. This total space is called a ________.
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3
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What is the minimum number of physical disks required to create a RAID 5 volume?
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With striped volumes, the system writes data one strip at a time per disk in the volume.
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What is the difference between striped and spanned volumes?
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32
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Regarding both striped and spanned volumes, what is the maximum number of physical disks permitted to create a volume?
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Backup Operators or Administrators
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To extend or shrink a volume, of which built-in groups must you be a member?
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Virtual disks only
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What disk types can be extended?
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Server Manager
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What is the preferred graphical tool in Windows Server 2012 R2 with which you can manage storage pools and create virtual disks?
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EnclosureAwareDefault
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You want to create a new storage pool from a disk enclosure using the Windows PowerShell New-StoragePool cmdlet. What parameter would you need to use with the cmdlet to specify that the disks are housed in a disk enclosure?
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How often your users work with the same resources. , Desired fault tolerance and/or high availability.
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Give two factors that can help determine the number of servers you need per site.
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150%, or 1 1/2 times
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What is the recommended space needed for a paging file. Consider in terms of percentage of the actual memory installed.
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Storage Area Network, or SAN
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What do you call a separate network dedicated solely to storage devices?
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NAS are self-contained, not usually upgradable.
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Why does NAS have an inherent performance limitation that is not present with SAN or direct-attached storage?
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Disk duplexing uses redundant host adapters as well as duplicate hard drives.
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What is the difference between disk mirroring and disk duplexing?
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parity
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What is the term for a mathematical algorithm that disk storage technologies levels use to provide data redundancy in their disk write operations?
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virtualized servers
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What is the current trend in server deployment?
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NAS
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What external storage functions as a file server?
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disk mirroring
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What fault tolerant storage solution is relatively simple, but expensive compared to RAID?
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RAID levels 0, 1, and 5
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What RAID levels are supported by Windows Server 2012 R2?
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ATA
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What physical disk technology runs at 133 MB/sec, now considering obsolete.
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SATA
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What physical disk technology runs at 600 MB/sec. However, it is no longer suitable for large enterprise servers.
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SCSI
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What physical disk technology is still considered the traditional storage interface for enterprise servers. It offers transmission rates up to 640 MB/sec.
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SCSI
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What physical disk technology offers the fastest transmission speeds?
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Striped volumes provide enhanced performance over simple volumes. , If a single physical disk in the striped volume fails, all of the data in the entire volume is lost.
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Which of the following statements are true of striped volumes?
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You can extend a simple volume across additional disks if it is not a system volume or a boot volume. , If you want to extend a simple volume, you can use only the available space on the same disk, if the volume is to remain simple.
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Which of the following are requirements for extending a volume on a dynamic disk?
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You cannot convert drives with volumes that use an allocation unit size greater than 512 bytes.
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Which of the following are not true in reference to converting a basic disk to a dynamic disk?
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Volume Shadow Copies
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Which of the following Windows Server 2012 R2 features enables users to access files that they have accidentally overwritten?
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RAID 0
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Which of the following RAID levels yields the largest percentage of usable disk space?
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the volume level
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To use Shadow Copies, you must enable the feature at which of the following levels?
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NAS devices must run their own operating system and typically provide a web interface for administrative access; SAN devices do not have to have either one.
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Which of the following are not true about differences between network attached storage (NAS) devices and storage area network (SAN) devices?
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Spanned , Striped
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Which of the following volume types supported by Windows Server 2012 R2 do not provide fault tolerance? (Choose all that apply)
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RAID
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A JBOD drive array is an alternative to which of the following?
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Everyone in the organization works with the same set of resources.
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In what scenario would an organization prefer centralized servers and storage to having individual servers and storage per department?
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Just a Bunch of Disks (JBOD)
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Concerning storage solutions, select the disk configuration that offers the least expensive disk consumption.
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RAID 5
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Concerning storage solutions, select the disk configuration that offers the most protection in case of drive failure.
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Initializing the disk and creating volumes on it, just as you would a physical disk
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What is the next step after creating a virtual hard disk (VHD)?
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Server Manager can perform many of the same functions for servers all over the network.
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What is a key advantage of Server Manager over the Disk Management snap-in?
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__1__ allocate the amount of space needed for the application files themselves __2__ factor in the potential growth of your organization and your network __3__ consider the storage requirements for various server elements, e.g. the OS, paging file, log files __4__ fault tolerance storage solutions, such as mirroring
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Using an application server as an example, order the list of considerations for estimating storage requirements?
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__1__ Select a partitioning style: the master boot record (MBR) partition style and the GUID (globally unique identifier) partition table (GPT) __2__ Select a disk type: basic and dynamic __3__ Divide the disk into partitions or volumes __4__ Format the partitions or volumes with a file system: the NTFS file system, the FAT file system (including the FAT16, FAT32, and exFAT variants), and the new ReFS file system
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You’re in the process of installing Windows Server 2012 R2 on a server. You wish to use different settings than the default. Order the manual steps you’ll take in preparing the hard drive.
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__1__ Log on with administrative privileges and open Server Manager __2__ Click Files and Storage Services > Storage Pools. __3__ In the Virtual Disks tile, select New Virtual Disk from the Tasks menu. __4__ From their respective pages, select the pool in which you want to create a virtual disk and type a name for the virtual disk. __5__ From the Select the Storage Layout page, choose either Simple, Mirror and Parity. __6__ From the Specify the Provisioning Type, choose either Thin and Fixed. __7__ Specify the virtual disk size, then click Create to confirm.
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Order the steps to create a Virtual Disk.
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__1__ Log on with administrative privileges and open Server Manager. __2__ Click Files and Storage Services > Storage Pools. __3__ In the Storage Pools tile, select the primordial space on the server where you want to create the pool. From the Tasks menu, select New Storage Pool. __4__ In the New Storage Pool Wizard, specify a storage pool name and subsystem. __5__ Specify a name, server, and physical disks for the pool. __6__ Confirm selection and close the wizard.
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Order the steps to create a storage pool.
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__1__ Log on with administrative privileges and open Server Manager. __2__ Click Tools > Computer Management. __3__ Click Disk Management, and then click Create VHD from the Action menu. __4__ Specify the Location path and name for the new VHD file, and then specify the maximum size of the disk. __5__ Select the virtual hard disk format option (VHD or VHDX). __6__ Select one of the following VHD types (Fixed size or Dynamically expanding). __7__ Click OK for the system to create and attach the VHD file. The VHD appears as a disk in the Disk Management snap-in.
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Order the steps to create and mount a VHD.

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