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Computer Operations Management 9780471283874

Computer Operations Management | 1st Edition

ISBN-10: 0471283878
ISBN-13: 9780471283874
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PUBLISHER: Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John
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Product Description: Computer Operations Management Ruediger Vossen Thomas E. Curtin If you' d like to spend less time " putting out fires" and more time planning and managing your computer room' s processing... If you' ve got a big maintenance backlog that just won' t go away... If you' re frequently asked to meet impossible schedules... This book was written for you. Developed by two IBM systems specialists with more than forty years combined experience in I/S operations, Computer Operations Management offers specific, real-world strategies for taking control of your computer operations and running them at peak efficiency. Computer Operations Management shows you how to turn your computer room into a dependable " information factory" that meets user needs and priorities. And it shows you how to maintain a consistently high level of performance while keeping your users from making unreasonable demands. The key is a three-step approach to managing computer operations: First,,you' ll learn how to stabilize the production environment. Rudy Vossen and Tom Curtin offer proven tactics for making sure the same work is done the same way every time and minimizing the disruption and drain on resources caused by production problems. From preventive maintenance to dealing with component failure, backup and recovery to optimizing workflow, these are techniques that get results. Next, you' ll learn how to take control of the production environment to maximize the information service it provides. Production control means doing only authorized work and doing it at the right time, using available resources efficiently, and planning for the future by adapting capacityto meet changing needs. Vossen and Curtin offer practical strategies for production scheduling, disk and tape management, capacity planning and performance evaluation- without the esoteric mathematical theory us

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PAGES: 225
CATEGORY: Business & Economics, Computers, Reference
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