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Data Center Quizzes

We've gathered a collection of our quizzes to test your data center knowledge. You'll find quizzes about data center planning and design, data center management, green data centers and more. If you'd like to study up first, see our learning resources below.

Need some basic information before you get started? See our definitions for data center, disaster recovery planning and green data center.

  • Top 20 Data Center Terms -- The last thing a data center manager wants to draw a blank when someone else asks, "What's a _____ ?" Take our quiz to make sure you're up to date on the lingo.

  • Data center migration quiz: Forklift vs. swing -- Take this quiz to find out which data center migration approach makes the most sense for your customers.

  • Data center virtualization quiz for enterprise CEOs -- Virtualization can centralize administrative tasks and improve scalability and workloads. How much do you know about data center virtualization? Take this quiz to find out.

  • Data Center Outsourcing -- Whether you're an outsourcing expert or a newcomer to data center outsourcing, take our quiz and put your knowledge to the test.

  • Blade Servers -- TCO is more favorable with blades than racks, which is why, in today's data centers, you're more likely to find--you guessed it--blades. We've created this quiz to test (and refresh) your blade server knowledge.

  • Data Center Disaster Recovery -- In this guide, learn about the role of virtualization in disaster recovery, testing your capability and how to keep the power on in a regional disaster.

  • Server Virtualization -- The first question should be easy, but after that it'll get a little more challenging. At the end of the quiz, you can check your score and see the correct answers.

  • Tech Quiz of the Day: Data Centers -- See our tech trivia collection related to data center terms and technologies. Includes data center cooling, storage and more.

  • Mainframe Migration -- Mainframe migration is a complex topic, with lots for data center managers to consider. Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

  • Data Center Virtualization Risks and Benefits -- Virtualization has brought some positive changes, but there are still security and management concerns to be aware of. How much do you really know about virtualization? Take our quiz and test your knowledge of the virtual revolution.

  • Data Center Design and Infrastructure -- This quiz tests knowledge about data center design, site selection, power and cooling and other material related to the data center's physical infrastructure.

Want more information about data centers? See our dedicated sister site, SearchDataCenter.com, browse through our full collection of definitions of data center terms, or see our data center learning guides.

Want more information about other technologies? Check out the full collection of Learning Guides and Tutorials to learn essential information on a wide range of subjects. You'll find guides and tutorials about storage and storage management as well as a wide range of other topics, including databases, networking, programming and much more.

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