Chap 24 and 25 - printing and storage

Chap 24 and 25 - printing and storage - IST 346 Print and...

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Print and Data Services IST 346
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Print Services Two types of printing, local and network Local printing: simplest, printer physically connected to a users workstation Network printing : a common printer that users have permissions to print to. Made up of 3 components The actual printer (HP, Dell, etc.) The print spooler: the device (server) that the printer is installed upon and shared out to others to use The queue: the device ‘seen’ by clients that they ‘install’ on their systems and that they print to.
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Two Types of Network Printing Peer-to-peer : No central print server, every workstation is a print server to other workstations on the network. Advantages : inexpensive Disadvantages : workstation is off, no one can print. Support nightmare, Don’t do it. Central Funnel : Central print server all queues are created on. Advantages : greater level of control. Servers should be always up so printers are always available Disadvantage : central point of failure. If print server is down, no one can print
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Printer Policies and Standards Naming Policy : how to name the print queue so users know what it is. Example: HH010HP1320DPLX Tells everyone the printer is located in Hinds Hall room 010, is an HP model 1320 and supports duplexed printing Accounting Policy : cost per page Access Policy : who can print to what printer, color laser, wide format, etc. Printer Standard: What makes / models do we use and are tested from the vendor to support the applications we need (not just word, excel, or email) Printing checks via magnetic toner Brail Printing (blind) Ticket Printing (Carrier Dome)
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The Paperless Office The dream of no more paper. Doesn’t exist in most offices. We use more paper now than we did 10 years ago. Some technologies can make this a reality PDF’s, Flashpaper, Microsoft XPS document writer (included in Office 2007), others. Onbase and Docushare (XEROX), others OCR (optical character recognition): scans a document and recognizes shapes as letters and numbers and converts documents into searchable and editable text.
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Storage / Disk Systems
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Disks Definitions Disks are made of : 1. Spindle - The spindle actually serves several purposes. At the base (not seen in the picture) is the motor and bearings that spin the platters. Common motor speeds are 4200, 5400, 7200, 10000, and 15000 RPM (rotations per minute). 2. Platters
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course IST 346 taught by Professor Rieks during the Fall '11 term at Syracuse.

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Chap 24 and 25 - printing and storage - IST 346 Print and...

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